Atlantic sturgeon, an ancient fish that once swam in local waters and has since become scarce, has been listed by the federal government...
Right whale ocean
Early this week David Damroth was strolling Zack’s Cliffs in Aquinnah and gazed across the gulf to Noman’s Land when he saw an eruption...
Whether to make striped bass only a game fish will again be brought before state legislators. The Joint Committee on Environment, Natural...
Responding to the complaints of fishing communities throughout the Commonwealth on Tuesday, the Patrick administration agreed to implement...
The commercial oyster season is underway, and the early reports from the Tisbury Great Pond in West Tisbury and Chilmark are good. Oyster...
Atlantic mackerel
It is months away from the start of both the recreational and commercial fishing season, yet already there is change ahead. Fisheries...
Jessie Kanozak
Vineyarders are rightfully proud of the yearly abundance of oysters and scallops pulled from Island ponds, but little is made of what goes...
bluefin tuna
Frustrated by policies that increase overfishing, a San Francisco-based environmental group filed suit in federal court last week against...
Criticism of the annual Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament resurfaced at the town selectmen’s meeting this week, with a local group...

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