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  • River Herring Survey to Begin in August

    Plans to talk to people who have fished for river herring. Pictured alewife (top) and blueback herring Read More . . .

  • Fish as Habitat?

    Under federal fisheries law prey species like alewife and blueback herring are considered part of the habitat Read More . . .

  • Efforts to Restore Sturgeon on the Connecticut

    Scutes a modified scale acts like armor to protect sturgeon. A lot being done to help recover this ancient fish on Connecticut River Read More . . .

  • Festival on Historic Boston Fish Pier

    NOAA Fisheries' Caleb Gilbert shows visitors a cod. Read More . . .

  • What you need to know about Disaster Funding

    We put together a list of Q&As to respond to your inquiries about how groundfish disaster funding is being allocated Read More . . .

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Latest News

06/30/2014
NRD Grant Opportunity
06/26/2014
NOAA announces changes to Groundfish catch carryover
06/19/2014
Join Us for a Tweet Chat to Learn What You Should Do If You See a Sea Turtle in Trouble
06/11/2014
Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Project Industry Workshop - June 30th and July 1st
06/10/2014
Responsible whale watch program continues to expand along U.S. east coast
06/04/2014
National Fishing and Boating week and a National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy
05/29/2014
New groundfish monitoring measures in US_Canada Area and carryover announced
05/29/2014
Experimental Fishing Permits to Gather Data on Groundfish Closed Areas
05/28/2014
States reach consensus on plans to distribute New England groundfish disaster funds
05/27/2014
NOAA Proposes New Monkfish Measures (FW 8)
05/22/2014
NOAA announces closure of Herring Area 1B
05/21/2014
Final Catch Limits for Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Fishery for 2014
05/20/2014
Proposed Management Measures for Skate for 2014 and 2015
05/06/2014
Revised Bulletin: 2013 Carryover Accounting for Sectors
05/06/2014
Media Advisory: Update on Possible Cause of Death of Sei Whale
05/01/2014
NOAA selects two areas in the North Atlantic for targeted habitat conservation efforts
04/25/2014
Celebration Today Marks Return of River Herring to Historic Town Brook in Plymouth, MA
04/24/2014
Large Pelagics Research Center Seminar Series
04/21/2014
New Recreational Measures Effective May 1
04/21/2014
2012 Monkfish Measures to be Reinstated on May 1
04/16/2014
Media Advisory: Come See the Fish
04/15/2014
Join Us for Dedication Event During River Herring Run Festival
04/14/2014
Townhall on Gaps in Stranding Network Coverage
04/14/2014
NOAA Fisheries Needs Community Help in Reporting Stranded and Injured Marine Mammals
04/14/2014
Seal Pupping Season is Underway: Watch Out for Seals on the Shoreline
04/07/2014
Change to the Regulations for Electing Area 2 and Outer Cape Area, and a Trap Transfer Program in the American Lobster Fishery.
 

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