NOAA’s Southeast Fisheries COVID-19 Report Reveals Impact on Seafood Dealers and Processors
The Southeast commercial fisheries were not immune to COVID-19. That’s according to a new report from NOAA that was released on Friday.
NOAA’s report was created to show the impacts from COVID-19 on Southeast Fisheries. In order to show the impact of the pandemic on the Southeast commercial fisheries, NOAA’s analysts reviewed data from January through June 2020. The analysts found that landings revenue for selected federally-managed species (excluding shrimp and menhaden) was down 23% during the first six months of the year...
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