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  • Town Brook Restoration Complete

    On Earth Day, April 22, 2019, we celebrated the completion of the Town Brook restoration in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Read More . . .

  • 2019-2020 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards

    NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) have selected 13 projects for awards through the Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) Program. Read More . . .

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    In New England and the Mid-Atlantic, we are seeing surprisingly fast changes compared to other parts of the world. Incorporating new information is critical to protecting essential fish habitat. Read More . . .

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Latest News

07/02/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Federal Permit and Reporting Requirements for For-Hire Fishing Vessels
07/02/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Announces 2019 Recreational Measures for Summer Flounder
06/25/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Council Seeks Advisory Panel Applicants for 2020-2022
06/21/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Effective on June 23 - Closed Area I Scallop Access Area is Closed for the Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota Fleet
06/21/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program Webinar Thursday 6/27 at 2:30 pm
06/21/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Northeast Groundfish Fishermen: Take Our Survey
06/18/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon New Mackerel and Tuna Identification Guide Now Available
06/18/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Announces Determination Not to List Alewife or Blueback Herring Under the Endangered Species Act at This Time
06/07/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Measures to Rebuild the Atlantic Mackerel StockNOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Measures to Rebuild the Atlantic Mackerel Stock
06/03/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Announces New Plans for Engaging with Recreational Fishermen
06/03/2019
Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2020
05/31/2019
Scallop Individual Fishing Quota Temporary Transfers Available June 3
05/30/2019
2019 New England Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Awardees Announced
05/28/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Extended: Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
05/17/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2019 Recreational Rules for Summer Flounder
05/16/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Two New Vessel Speed Restriction Zones South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
05/16/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Revises 2019 Summer Flounder Specifications
05/16/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Correction to the Proposed Rule for 2019 Groundfish Recreational Regulations in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank
05/14/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Extended: Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
05/14/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Announces 2019-2021 Spiny Dogfish Specifications
05/10/2019
Correction: Common Pool Trip Limit for Gulf of Maine Winter Flounder
05/10/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule for 2019 Groundfish Recreational Regulations in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank
05/09/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Special Events for Endangered Species Day
05/08/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Extended: Vessel Speed Restriction Zone Southwest of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
05/01/2019
Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
05/01/2019
Compliance Guide for Landing and Possessing In-Shell Scallops
05/01/2019
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Squid and Butterfish Quotas for the 2019 Fishing Year
04/25/2019
NE Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2019 Regulations.
04/24/2019
Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone Southwest of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
04/24/2019
Online Permit Application System Now Available
04/24/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area
04/22/2019
Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone East of Boston to Protect Right Whales
04/18/2019
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States: Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Framework Adjustment 58
04/18/2019
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04/12/2019
Witch Flounder Trimester Total Allowable Catch Area Closed to Common Pool Vessels Fishing with Trawl Gear
04/10/2019
Extended Through April 23: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
04/04/2019
Reminder: Gulf of Maine Cod and Haddock Recreational Measures
04/01/2019
Funding for Recreational Fishing Projects Available

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