Fisheries-Related Funds Included in Federal Spending Bill – $72 million in expanded stock assessments

When the federal spending bill passed on Monday, there were several provisions in it for fisheries-related projects. This year’s bill includes $72 million in expanded stock assessments and $24 million for survey and monitoring projects within the Fisheries Research and Management Account. This will provide for more consistent funding for keeping an eye on the nation’s fish stocks to ensure they’re sustainable. Read the rest here 13:24