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  • Atlantic Salmon: A Species in Need of a Spotlight

    Atlantic salmon are an iconic New England species. In addition to the ecosystem role these fish play, they have been an important indicator of economic health in our region. Read More . . .

  • NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Right Whales

    Jan 26: Using new information not previously available, NOAA Fisheries is expanding critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic right whales. Read More . . .

  • NOAA Announces $9 Million for Habitat Restoration

    Funding will focus on projects that improve protected species recovery and support sustainable fisheries. Read More . . .

  • It's Gray Seal Pupping Season

    From December through February, gray seals give birth on islands and shoreline areas in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Read More . . .

  • $2.5 Million Available for Bycatch Solutions

    Feb 9: NOAA Fisheries is accepting applications through April 15 for the Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program. Read More . . .

Latest News

02/09/2016
It’s Gray Seal Pupping Season: Watch for Seals on the Shoreline
01/28/2016
2016-2018 Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside Awards Announced
01/26/2016
NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
01/25/2016
Media Availability: NOAA discusses expanded North Atlantic right whale critical habitat for the Northeast and Southeast regions
01/22/2016
Proposed Specifications for 2016-2018 Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Fisheries
01/12/2016
Two Virginia Whale Watch Companies Join Whale SENSE Atlantic, Leading the Industry in a Responsible Direction
12/28/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass 2016-2018 Commercial Quotas and Recreational Harvest Limits
12/14/2015
Control Date of December 14, 2015 for Blueline Tilefish Fishery
12/04/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Federal Funding for Habitat Restoration Partnerships in the Great Lakes
12/03/2015
Update: Federal Funding for At-Sea Monitoring Likely to Extend into 2016
12/01/2015
NOAA Announces $4 Million in Funding to Build Coastal Resilience
11/30/2015
Extension of Blueline Tilefish Emergency Action thru June 3, 2016
11/13/2015
New award recognizes outstanding efforts to increase awareness and safeguard U.S. natural resources from climate change
11/12/2015
Bass Fishing in the EEZ Restrictions Support Sustainability of Species
11/10/2015
Update: Federal funding for at-sea monitoring ends December 31, 2015
11/09/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Change to Lobster Area 4 Closure for 2016
11/09/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Regs for Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass
11/06/2015
New law empowers U.S. to combat illegal fishing and seafood fraud
 

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