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