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03/27/2015
Porbeagle Sharks: NMFS Accepts Two Petitions to List Under the ESA
03/25/2015
2015 Recreational Black Sea Bass Framework Adjustment 8
03/20/2015
Successful Conservation Efforts Along Florida, Pacific Coasts Recognized in Revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle
03/20/2015
Final Rule to Implement 2015-2017 Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Specifications
03/19/2015
Final Rule: 2015 Annual Determination To Implement the Sea Turtle Observer Requirement
03/19/2015
Proposed Rule to Amend the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
03/17/2015
Presidential Task Force on combating IUU fishing and seafood fraud releases final recommendations
03/17/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comment on Proposed Rule: Framework Adjustment 26 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
03/06/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Approve 17 Northeast Multispecies Sector Operations Plans
03/06/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule: Framework Adjustment 53 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP
03/05/2015
Application for Fishing Year 2014 Sector Exemption Approved
02/27/2015
Correction: Small Mesh Area 1 and 2 Exempted from GOM Cod Seasonal Interim Closure Areas
02/20/2015
Comments Sought on Proposed Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale
02/18/2015
Comments Sought on Groundfish Sector Exemption Request for Gulf of Maine Cod Interim Management Measures
02/18/2015
NOAA Announces Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Measures for Fishing Year 2015
02/17/2015
GARFO/NEFSC Electronic Technology Implementation Plan
02/13/2015
NOAA proposes to expand critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
02/13/2015
New national policy recognizes the value of--and gives a voice to--America's saltwater recreational anglers
02/12/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Atlantic Herring Final 2015 Specifications
01/16/2015
NOAA Fisheries, MA Division of Marine Fisheries and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to host meeting on American Lobster Trap Transfer Program
01/15/2015
Comments Sought on Proposed National Standard Guidelines
01/15/2015
Research Projects Selected to Help Us Learn More about River Herring
01/14/2015
NOAA Fisheries Approves Framework 52 to the Groundfish Plan
01/14/2015
Effective May 1, New American Lobster Management Measures for Areas 2,3,4 and 5
01/06/2015
U.S. Department of Commerce appoints Pappalardo to New England Fishery Management Council
12/30/2014
2015 Quota Adjustment for Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Fisheries
12/30/2014
Changes to Black Seabass Recreational Fishery Season Proposed
12/24/2014
New Vessel Trip Reporting Requirements
12/24/2014
Corrections to Gulf of Maine Cod Emergency Action Rule
12/11/2014
Changes to Whale Management Plan in 2015
12/10/2014
Whelk/Conch and Atlantic Sea Scallop Fisheries - Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Closure Lifted; Effective Date: January 1, 2015
12/02/2014
River Herring Catch Caps Announced for 2014 and 2015
12/01/2014
Groundfish Permit Holders in NJ, VA and NC to Receive Direct Aid Payment
12/01/2014
Final management measures for Bluefin Tuna (AM 7)
 

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