Status of U.S. Fish Stocks
- In 2018, due to the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries, the eight regional fishery management councils, and other partners, one previously overfished stock was rebuilt and the number of stocks on the overfishing list remained near all-time lows.
- At the end of 2018, the overfishing list included 28 stocks and the overfished list included 43 stocks.
- Since 2000, 45 U.S. federally managed fish stocks have been declared rebuilt.
- Read more in the annual Status of U.S. Fisheries report.