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  • Species Recovery Grants Support TurtleCam Research

    Apr 4: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries are using a grant from the NOAA Species Recovery Grant program to conduct essential research on endangered leatherback sea turtles. Read More . . .

  • Electronic Monitoring in NE Groundfish Fishery

    Apr 5: A message from John Bullard, Regional Administrator on electronic monitoring in the New England groundfish fishery Read More . . .

  • Cape Cod Boaters: Watch Out for Whales

    With endangered right whales returning to Cape Cod Bay, we want to take this opportunity to remind mariners to keep a sharp lookout for flippers, spouts, and any signs of whales in the water. Read More . . .

  • GARFO Releases 2016 Year in Review Report

    In 2016, we continued to work toward our goals of sustainable use of living marine resources, the conservation of habitats upon which these resources depend, and protection of endangered species and marine mammals. (Credit Jeff McClean/Western Sea) Read More . . .

  • Meet Our Port Agent Team

    The Greater Atlantic Region has port staff strategically located throughout the region and within the communities they serve. Read More . . .

Latest News

04/24/2017
NOAA Fisheries Annouces Proposed Rule for Unmanaged Forage Fish in the Mid-Atlantic
04/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone South of Nantucket
04/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Funding Opportunity for Atlantic Salmon and Their Ecosystems
04/20/2017
NOAA Fisheries Approves Amendment 18 to Address Fleet Consolidation in Groundfish Fishery
04/19/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes New Recreational Management Measures for Summer Flounder; No Changes to Scup
04/14/2017
Update on Right Whale Found Dead in Cape Cod Bay; Vessels of all sizes need to be cautious
04/14/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Revised Commercial Black Sea Bass Quotas for 2017-2018
04/13/2017
Young Right Whale Found Dead in Cape Cod Bay, Boaters Urged to Be Cautious
04/11/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone SSE of Nantucket
03/29/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone E-NE of Boston
03/22/2017
Correction: Gulf of Maine Cod Limit Increase for Small Vessels in Common Pool
03/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Framework Adjustment 28 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan
03/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area
03/17/2017
Northeast Multispecies Common Pool Vessels Possession and Trip Limit Increase for GOM Cod and Haddock
03/17/2017
NOAA Announces Increases in Common Pool Gulf of Maine Cod and Haddock Possession and Trip Limits
03/17/2017
17 Projects Recommended for 2017-2018 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Program Funding
03/15/2017
Groundfish Days-at-Sea Leasing Deadline Extended to March 31
03/15/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces At-Sea Monitoring 2017 Coverage Levels for Groundfish Sector Fishery
03/13/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Transfer of Yellowtail Flounder Quota from Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery to Groundfish Fishery
03/10/2017
2017 Bluefish Sector Quota Transfer Adjustment Notice
03/09/2017
Inseason Action for Skate Wing and Skate Bait Fishery
03/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Extension of Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone Around Martha's Vineyard
03/03/2017
Greater Atlantic Region Joins Facebook
02/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone Around Martha's Vineyard
02/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2017-2019 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Quotas
02/21/2017
Notice of Intent to Prepare EIS for Proposed Groundfish Amendment 23
02/15/2017
Atlantic Scallop Fishermen: Default Measures in Effect March 1
02/09/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Opportunities in the NAFO Regulatory Area
02/07/2017
NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks New Members of the Advisory Council
02/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Increased Marine Mammal Stranding Response Capacity on Long Island, NY
02/03/2017
Moriches Bay Humpback Whale Community Meeting Agenda
01/24/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduced Trip Possession Limits for Skate Wings and Bait Fisheries
01/19/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Measures for 2017 Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
01/17/2017
Save the Date: Community Meeting on Moriches Bay Whale Response Set for February 7
01/13/2017
Update on Stranded Dead Minke Whale Near Flushing Bay, New York
01/09/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure and Possession Prohibition for Georges Bank Cod
01/06/2017
Funding Available for Innovative Bycatch Solutions
01/03/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes to List Oceanic Whitetip Shark as Threatened
01/03/2017
How Fishermen, Seafood Dealers, and the Public Can Get News from NOAA Fisheries' Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
01/06/2017
Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument FAQs

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