As the Food and Drug administration is expected to approve the sale of genetically-modified salmon, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market said they won’t sell the fish.
Dungeness crab boats in the fishing ports of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Bodega Bay were idle for a sixth day because of a price dispute.
Oceana, a Monterey-based environmental advocacy group, is conducting DNA testing on dozens of fish purchased undercover here in the Bay Area to determine if they were labeled accurately at the time of sale.
A South San Francisco man who stole $10,000 worth of fresh fish to trade for $400 in crack cocaine was given a three-year suspended prison sentence Thursday, on the condition that he enter a residential treatment program to tackle his drug addiction.
A former deliveryman for a South San Francisco seafood company is facing two-and-a-half years in prison for exchanging a load of fish for crack cocaine and abandoning his employer’s truck.
After years of watching their industry collapse, Bay Area commercial fishermen are saying this salmon season is rebounding to near record levels.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council on Thursday approved salmon seasons that provide ample fishing time for commercial and recreational anglers in California, Oregon and Washington.
More than 400 pounds of fresh fish and crab was stolen over the weekend from a fishery at Pillar Point Harbor in San Mateo County, sheriff’s officials said.
North Coast fishermen are optimistic that they’ll emerge from the tough economic times they experienced during the last few years now that salmon projections have come back very positive.
A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.