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NOAA Fisheries to announce annual U.S. marine fish landings, fisheries economic data

Audio from the December 13, 2018 media call is posted to the "resources" section below
December 12, 2018 On Thursday, NOAA Fisheries will announce findings from two annual reports that discuss trends in seafood landings and value, top ports for commercial fisheries, and the nation’s economic impact in commercial and recreational saltwater fishing.
Fishing vessels docked in Point Judith.

Join our press teleconference tomorrow, December 13 at 1:00 pm ET, to hear findings from NOAA’s Fisheries of the U.S. Report 2017 and Fisheries Economics of the U.S. 2016 and ask questions of our experts.
 

WHAT:
Press teleconference on the 2017 Fisheries of the U.S. Report and 2016 Fisheries Economics of the United States, followed by Q&A.

WHEN:           
Thursday, December 13, 2018
1:00 p.m. ET

WHO:

  • Ned Cyr, director, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology

  • Michael Liddel, statistician, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology

  • Rita Curtis, division chief for economics and social analysis, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology

HOW:        
Dial-in: 800-779-1627 (international: 212-519-0802)
Passcode: FISHERIES

Media contact:
Jennie Lyons, 301-427-8013