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  • Notice to Boaters: Watch Out for Whales

    Whales have returned to our waters for the summer, so we want to take this opportunity to remind mariners that vessels 65 feet or greater in length are required to travel at 10 knots or less in certain areas. Read More . . .

  • Little River Dedication Ceremony

    May 23: On a sunny Monday morning, a group of around 100 people assembled at an unlikely spot, the West Gloucester Water Treatment Plant, to celebrate the restoration of the Little River. Read More . . .

  • No Selfies with Seals

    May 26: Seal pupping season is underway in New England. If you are headed to the beach this Memorial Day weekend, you might see a seal pup resting on the beach. Photo: Marine Mammals of Maine Read More . . .

  • Fisheries Economics of the U.S. 2014 Report

    May 26: NOAA Fisheries released updated economic statistics on the nation's commercial fishing and seafood industry, and recreational fisheries and marine-related businesses. Read More . . .

  • Students Celebrate Endangered Species with Art

    May 26: Amazing artwork from students in grades K-12 celebrated at Awards Ceremony in Gloucester. Read More . . .

Latest News

05/27/2016
Reminder: Recreational Groundfish Transit Rules for Gulf of Maine
05/25/2016
NOAA Fisheries and ASMFC Announce River Herring Conservation Plan 2015 Updates
05/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries Releases Design Guidelines for Nature-like Fish Passages
05/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Recreational Rules for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
05/16/2016
Tour of New Fishways Along Saugatucket River Friday, May 20
05/16/2016
NOAA Fisheries Releases Draft Northeast Climate Science Action Plan
05/11/2016
Closure of Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area on May 13
05/06/2016
Statement: NOAA/IFAW Right Whale Death
05/03/2016
2016 Management Measures for Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
05/02/2016
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone - 2 May 2016
04/29/2016
2016 Groundfish Catch Limits for Commercial and Recreational Fisheries
04/28/2016
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone - 28 April 2016
04/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Approved Groundfish At-Sea Monitor Service Providers for 2016
04/26/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2016-18 Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Fisheries Measures
04/25/2016
Marine Mammals of Maine to Open New Short-term Seal Triage Facility
04/21/2016
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone - 21 April 2016
04/21/2016
Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery: 2016 Observer Set-Aside Compensation Rates
04/20/2016
U.S. fisheries continue to rebuild; number of overfished stocks remains near all-time low
04/14/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Groundfish Common Pool Posession and Trip Limit Increases
04/12/2016
Know the Rules: Free App Connects Anglers with Saltwater Fishing Regulations
04/12/2016
Slow Down to Protect Whales - New DMA April 12
04/07/2016
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Catch Limits for the 2016-17 Red Hake Fishery
04/06/2016
Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office 2015 Year in Review Report Now Available
04/05/2016
Conservation Efforts for Florida, Pacific Coast Green Sea Turtles Working, Agencies Say
04/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Atlantic Herring Catch Monitoring and Discard Rules
03/30/2016
Agencies seek public input in advancing recovery of the Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon
03/30/2016
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Catch Limits for the 2016-2018 Atlantic Bluefish Fishery
03/29/2016
NOAA Now Accepting Applications for Fisheries Finance Program
03/22/2016
NOAA Seeks Comments on Proposed Groundfish Catch Limits and Modifications to the At-Sea Monitoring Program
03/18/2016
NOAA Fisheries Transfers Yellowtail Flounder Quota to Groundfish Fishery
03/16/2016
NOAA Fisheries Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Increase Groundfish Recreational Fishing Opportunities
03/16/2016
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Surfclam/Ocean Quahog Rule
03/10/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Adjustments to Initial 2016 Atlantic Herring Sub-Annual Catch Limits for Fishing Year 2016
03/02/2016
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Increase Recreational Fishing Opporutnities for Cod and Haddock in the Gulf of Maine
03/01/2016
NOAA Releases Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy for Comment
03/01/2016
2016 NAFO Fishing Opportunities Announcement
02/24/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Amendment 17 to the Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Management Plan
02/24/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Framework Adjustment 27 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan
02/10/2016
NOAA: New action plans outline recovery efforts for eight ‘Species in the Spotlight’
02/09/2016
It’s Gray Seal Pupping Season: Watch for Seals on the Shoreline

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