Status of U.S. Fish Stocks
- As a result of the U.S. science-based management process, the status of our nation’s federally managed marine fish stocks continues to improve. In 2015 the overall percentage of stocks not listed on the overfishing or overfished list remained steady, and two stocks were rebuilt.
- In 2015, eight stocks were removed from the overfishing list, and two stocks were removed from the overfished list.
- Since 2000, 39 U.S. federally managed fish stocks have been declared rebuilt.
- Read more in the annual Status of U.S. Fisheries report.