Status of Stocks 2014 – Report to Congress – Overfishing and Overfished Numbers Hit All-Time Lows

nmfs_logoAs a result of the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries  NMFS, the regional fishery management councils, and all our partners, the number of stocks listed as subject to overfishing or overfished continues to decline and is at an all-time low. Check out the infographic below highlighting the progress we’ve made rebuilding stocks and ending overfishing. This progress demonstrates that our science-based approach to determining stock status and managing for sustainability is working. Read the rest here 15:00