NOAA holds media teleconference on 2014 Fisheries Economics of the United States report

Annual report reveals economic trends for commercial and recreational fishing sectors
May 25, 2016
Fishing boats docked in Newport, Oregon.

NOAA’s annual report on the contribution of commercial and recreational fisheries to the U.S. economy, to be released tomorrow, shows continued growth in seafood industry and recreational fishing economic impacts.

Join our media teleconference tomorrow, May 26 at 12:30 pm EST, to hear details from and ask questions of our experts on the Fisheries Economic of the U.S. report.

A copy of the report will be available prior to the teleconference.

Media teleconference on 2014 Fisheries Economic of the U.S. report, followed by Q&A.

Thursday, May 26, 12:30 pm EST


  • Richard Merrick, director, scientific programs and chief science advisor, NOAA Fisheries
  • Doug Lipton, senior scientist for economics, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
  • Rita Curtis, supervisory economist, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
  • Sabrina Lovell, economist, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology

Media can join the call by dialing: 888-989-4365 and providing the password “ECONOMICS”

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Media contact
Kate Brogan