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11/26/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Jersey Summer Flounder Fishery Closure - Effective Date: 0001 hours on November 29, 2014
11/21/2014
Join us for Tweet Chat on Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles
11/20/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy
11/17/2014
Proposed rule; request for comments: Framework Adjustment 52 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan proposes two modifications to the windowpane flounder accountability measures.
11/13/2014
Proposed Squid, Mackerel and Butterfish Specifications for 2015-2017
11/09/2014
Media Availability: Proposed Management Measures for Cod and Haddock 2014
10/31/2014
NOAA Joins Celebration at Tingue Dam in Connecticut
10/29/2014
Media Availability October 29 at 1PM on Fisheries of the U.S. Report
10/20/2014
Reminder of Federal Monkfish Permit Holder Requirements
10/16/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces Funding Availability through Saltonstall Kennedy Grant Program
10/14/2014
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10/10/2014
Join us for Chat on Twitter with NOAA Scientist David Alves
10/10/2014
Federal Funds Available to Support River Herring Research and Conservation Efforts
10/03/2014
Restoration plan available for resources impacted due to 2003 oil spill in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
09/29/2014
2015 Surf Clam and Ocean Quahog Specifications
09/18/2014
Effective 0001 hours on September 23, 2014 Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Area 3 Directed Fishery Closure -- Herring catch limited to 2,000 lb per trip or day
09/18/2014
Effective September 22, 2014 Federally moratorium permitted vessels may no longer land summer flounder in Massachusetts
09/12/2014
Reminder about Atlantic Sea Scallop Compensation Trip Requirements
09/12/2014
NOAA Fisheries to Host EFP Workshop
09/05/2014
NOAA seeks comment on proposed tilefish specifications for 2015-2017
09/03/2014
NOAA’s Fisheries Service Announces $4.7 million in Funding to States and Tribes to Support Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery
08/29/2014
Northeast Skate Fishery Framework 2 Management Measures
08/27/2014
NE Multispecies Common Pool Vessels - Closure of the Southern NE/MA Yellowtail Flounder and Closure of the Eastern U.S./Canada Area
08/19/2014
NOAA Stranding Network Member and our Office of Law Enforcement work together on whale rescue
08/05/2014
Proposal to Develop Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Information Collection Program
08/05/2014
Deadline Extended for 2015 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council RSA Proposals
08/05/2014
Spiny Dogfish Specifications For 2014-2015
08/05/2014
Data Modernization Listening Session on August 11
08/01/2014
NOAA seeks comment on potential control date for summer flounder fishery
 

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