Get Email Updates

Stay informed and learn about our action alerts and news sign up

  • Fishing Mortality Paper Topic at AFS Meeting

    New NOAA Tech Memo features 17 Northeast cooperative research projects on fish survival; topic at American Fisheries Society Meeting Read More . . .

  • Grants awarded for groundfish disaster

    We have awarded grants to 5 states to provide direct financial assistance to eligible fishermen Read More . . .

  • Helping marine animals in distress

    What you should do if you suspect a whale, dolphin or sea turtle needs help Read More . . .

  • What happens to Atlantic salmon in the ocean?

    Few Atlantic salmon that are born in U.S. rivers are able to complete their migration home. Find out what is happening to them when they are at sea Read More . . .

  • Where the Road Meets the Water

    Working with Federal Highway Administration to build roads that reduce impacts on fish habitats Read More . . .

Greater Atlantic Region Highlights

Fisheries

Fisheries

Commercial   ::   Recreational   ::   Regulations

Whales & More

Whales and More...

Marine Mammals :: Sea Turtles :: Protected Fish

Habitat

Habitat

Conservation   ::   EFH   ::   Restoration

Quota Monitoring

Permits

Permits

Vessel   ::   Dealer   ::   Operator   ::   Research

Grants

Latest News

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
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
 

News Room

FishWatch

Get the facts. Learn how NOAA ensures safe, healthy, and sustainable seafood.

FishWatch