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  • 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 . . .

  • Atlantic Salmon in the Spotlight: 5-Year Plan

    Feb 10: NOAA Fisheries releases five-year action plans for eight "Species in the Spotlight" including Atlantic salmon. Read More . . .

Latest News

02/10/2016
NOAA: New action plans outline recovery efforts for eight ‘Species in the Spotlight’
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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