US fishing catches fell 10% in 2020;  more overfished ahi

US fishing catches fell 10% in 2020; more overfished ahi

PORTLAND, Maine >> The U.S. commercial fishing industry fell 10% in catch volume and 15% in value in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal regulators said today . Fish transport in 2020 was 8.4 billion pounds, while the value of that catch was $4.8 billion, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said. The …

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