bill karp

NOAA: Stock Assessment Process To Change
The director of NOAA's Northeast Science Center at Wood's Hole says the agency's decision to use commercial fishing boats in the future to carry out surveys of fishing stocks is an attempt to build "greater shared confidence" in the survey results...
NOAA Intends to Cover At-Sea Monitoring Costs
Realizing the upcoming fishing year will be an exceptionally rough ride for fishermen, officials at NOAA are trying to pick up some of the costs associated with keeping tabs on the catch.
In a written statement, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Director Bill Karp says NOAA is working on a plan to f…