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North Carolina's coastline has become a battleground for commercial and recreational fishermen competing for the same water and fish. Nickens presents the case for a negotiated settlement between the warring factions.
A recent project has appraised the value of fish and wildlife in the southeastern United States to be worth approximately $24 billion a year.
For decades, menhaden was North Carolina’s number one commercial fishery by volume. Concerns about overfishing led to changes in harvest allocations and a menhaden reduction fishery. Researchers are investigating the socioeconomic impact of the Atlantic menhaden fishery on East Coast states, and how policy changes might affect the industry.
The gross revenues generated directly or indirectly by North Carolina’s commercial and recreational fishing industry is approximately one-billion-dollars a year. In this article, specialists from the Division of Marine Fisheries discuss fisheries management and the state’s potential to enhance the economic impact of fisheries and relevant industries.