October 21, 2021

USA rejects petition to list Queen Conch as endangered species

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The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has congratulated member states after a US government review of the status of the Queen Conch keeps the region’s conch fishery alive. The review follows a petition to have the Queen Conch listed as threatened or endangered. On Monday, November 3, 2014, the National Maine Fisheries Services (NMFS), Department […]

Caribbean edges closer to adopting fisheries policy

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From Guyana Times The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says the region is closer to adopting a fisheries policy The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says the region is closer to adopting a fisheries policy which it describes as a progressive agreement for the cooperative management of shared fisheries resources in the Caribbean. […]