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Media Advisory: NOAA Announces Release of 2015 Fisheries of the U.S. Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 26, 2016

Media Teleconference Wednesday, Oct 26 at 1pm ET

Contact
John Ewald, john.ewald@noaa.gov, 301-427-8029

On Wednesday, October 26, NOAA Fisheries will hold a media teleconference to discuss findings from the Fisheries of the U.S. in 2015 report. Scientists and statisticians will be on the line to discuss annual seafood landings and species values, top ports for commercial fisheries, trends in saltwater recreational angling, aquaculture production, and much more.

WHAT:
Media teleconference to discuss Fisheries of the U.S. in 2015 report

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
1 p.m. ET

WHO:

  • Richard Merrick, Ph.D., chief scientist, NOAA Fisheries
  • Alan Lowther, Ph.D., statistician, NOAA Fisheries
  • Michael Liddel, Ph.D., statistician, NOAA Fisheries
  • Toby Garfield, Ph.D., director of environmental research, NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center

HOW:
Dial-in (U.S): 888-989-7680
Dial-in (International): 1-312-470-7275
Passcode: FUS

Please note: The report will be available online a few hours prior to the call.