Overfishing Report

FILE — Marine Patrol officers, left, arrive for a routine inspection aboard scallop fisherman Donald Ricker's boat off Harpswell, Maine, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. America's commercial fishing industry fell 10% in catch volume and 15% in value during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, federal regulators said Thursday, May 12, 2022. Some of the largest value seafood species were once again New England staples, such as lobster, and sea scallops.