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National Marine Sanctuary System Celebrates 50 Years!

National Marine Sanctuary System Celebrates 50 Years!

Aug 10, 2022 | No Comments

Top photo: Kids bodyboarding in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, via NOAA Congratulations to the National Marine Sanctuary System, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year! Since its establishment on October 23, 1972, the National Marine Sanctuary System has grown into a national network of 15 marine sanctuaries plus the Papahānaumokuākea and Rose […]

Meet an ‘Accidental Fishmonger’, Jen Levin of True Fin

Meet an ‘Accidental Fishmonger’, Jen Levin of True Fin

Aug 5, 2022 | No Comments

Jen Levin, the president of sustainable seafood supplier True Fin, recently joined Waterside Chat host Tom Sadler for a lively and wide-ranging conversation about the seafood industry in the Gulf of Maine and much more. Jen calls herself an “accidental fishmonger”, since she never planned to become a seafood distributor. In fact, she was working […]

When Sharks [Don’t Really] Attack

When Sharks [Don’t Really] Attack

Jul 27, 2022 | No Comments

Top: Sand tiger shark, photo by D Ross Robertson via Wikipedia For some reason, the summer of 2022 has seen an unusual number of people being bitten by sharks off the beaches of Long Island, New York. According to the International Shark Attack Files, a comprehensive aggregation of all known shark attacks dating back to […]

Join the July 27th Waterside Chat with Jen Levin of True Fin

Join the July 27th Waterside Chat with Jen Levin of True Fin

Jul 22, 2022 | No Comments

Top photo: Gulf of Maine fisherman Jim Ford on the water on the Lisa Ann III The Network’s next online Waterside Chat is coming up soon! Join us on Wednesday, July 27, at 1:30 p.m. ET for a conversation with Jen Levin, president of True Fin, a sustainable-seafood supplier in Portland, Maine. Register for the […]

About the Marine Fish Conservation Network

The Marine Fish Conservation Network is a coalition of commercial and recreational fishing associations, regional and national conservation groups, aquaria, sustainable seafood suppliers, and marine science organizations dedicated to sustaining abundant fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and thriving fishing communities through defending and strengthening U.S. ocean policy, including our primary federal fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Learn more.