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  • River Herring Conservation Plan Released

    NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) announce the release of the River Herring Conservation Plan. Public comments are requested Read More . . .

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    If you're calling us about a vessel trip report, you may be speaking with Bethany Brosnan. Read More . . .

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    Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine are at risk of extinction. NOAA Fisheries is marshaling the resources necessary to take the urgent action required to prevent this fate. Read More . . .

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    For your safety and the protection of marine wildlife, we'd like to remind everyone to keep a safe distance of at least 150 feet from the whales. Read More . . .

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    An intergovernmental task force just released a new plan to prevent the spread of the invasive lionfish and to help manage lionfish in an effort to prevent further harm to marine ecosystems Read More . . .

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05/23/2015
Whale Watches with Whale SENSE
05/15/2015
Press Release: NOAA Fisheries Team to Continue Research on Beluga Whales off Rhode Island
05/14/2015
Notice to Mariners: Cable Survey off NY and RI
05/07/2015
River Herring Conservation Plan Released
05/05/2015
Proposed Rule: Recreational Measures for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
05/05/2015
NOAA kicks off updating the recreational fishing effort survey
05/04/2015
2015 Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards Announced
05/01/2015
Northeast Groundfish Recreational Rules for 2015: Request for Comments
05/01/2015
Northeast Multispecies Groundfish Framework 53; Comments Requested on Parts of Rule
05/01/2015
2015 and 2016 Sector Operations Plans; 2015 Contracts and Allocation of Northeast Multispecies Annual Catch Entitlements
04/27/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2015 Catch Limits for the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery
04/24/2015
Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2015 Regulations Approved
04/20/2015
Press Release: Successful conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Humpback Whale listing
04/15/2015
Press Release: U.S. Fisheries Continue to Rebuild
04/15/2015
2014 Status of the Stocks Report Now Available
04/14/2015
National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan
04/14/2015
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Press Release: Slow Down for Right Whales
04/08/2015
Proposed Rule: NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on 2015-2017 Small-Mesh Multispecies Specifications
04/07/2015
First Right Whale Mother/Calf Pair of Northeast Season Sighted Near Martha’s Vineyard
04/07/2015
Good Stewardship: Using Your UAS Responsibly in Marine Environments to Protect Marine Species
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
 

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