Will Dogfish Actually be Sustainable?

A little while ago the story broke that the spiny dogfish fishery is petitioning the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for sustainability certification.  This came less than two months after NMFS declared the US Atlantic spiny dogfish stock officially recovered.  This struck me as very premature,…

Well, That Was Fast

So as of June 23rd the spiny dogfish stock in the US Atlantic was declared officially recovered.  Now, as of August 3rd, the fishery is apparently petitioning the Marine Stewardship Council for sustainability certification.  Now, I enjoy getting good news as much as anyone and…