General Factsheets & Legislative Resources

  • The Latest News on Magnuson Stevens Act Reauthorization [web page]
  • An Introduction to the Marine Fish Conservation Network [PDF]
  • An Overview of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act [PDF]
  • 2019 Assessment of MSA-Related Legislation [web page, PDF]
  • Magnuson-Stevens Act: Securing a Future for Fisheries and Working Waterfronts [PDF]. A 2019 thumbnail sketch of the Network’s legislative priorities for the MSA.

The Network’s Priorities for MSA Reauthorization

  • Supporting & Strengthening Our Fishing Communities & Working Waterfronts [web page, PDF]
  • Supporting & Strengthening Science-Based Catch Accounting & Data Management [web page, PDF]
  • Strengthening Bycatch Provisions [web page, PDF]
  • Upholding Federal Statutes [web page, PDF]
  • Improving Forage Species Conservation and Management [web page, PDF]
  • Climate Change & Our Fisheries [web page, PDF]


Learn more about the Network’s Waterside Chat series

Waterside Chat with Chef Dana Honn (3/16/2022)

Waterside Chat with Linda Behnken (1/21/2022)

Josh Wisnewki Shares His Love of Small-Boat Commercial Fishing

Kevin Scribner: Pebble Mine is an Existential Threat to Bristol Bay

Kevin Scribner: Support Bristol Bay Fishermen During the Pandemic

Linda Behnken describes the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic on America’s fishermen

Covid-19 Resources Available for Local Fishermen, Seafood Businesses & Working Waterfronts