Celebrating Sustainable Fisheries

Written by on April 13, 2011 in Policy & Ocean Law

Today is the 35th anniversary of the Magnuson-Stevens Act!  It began in 1976 as a way to provide for the conservation and sustainable management of fisheries.  To read thoughts about this special day from Eric C. Schwaab, NOAA’s Assistant Administrator for Fisheries click here.

To learn more about the act check out NOAA’s website.

Copyright ©  2011 by Marine Science Today, a publication of OceanLines LLC

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


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