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    Horseshoe crab eggs play an important ecological role in the food web for migrating shorebirds, as well as for commercial fisheries and medical testing. Read More . . .

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    In July, the residents of Newmarket, NH named the Schoppmeyer Memorial Park in honor of NOAA Fisheries Special Agent Christopher "Schotzy" Schoppmeyer, who died in 2016. Read More . . .

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    The NOAA Restoration Center and its collaborators have been studying the physical and biological effects of these projects to understand and be able to predict what will happen to the area when a dam is removed. Read More . . .

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    As summer came to an end, our interns looked back on their experiences at the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office. Read More . . .

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    Restoring a smaller tributary to the Kennebec River yields historic river herring runs, bringing back fish, eagles, and revenue to the region. Read More . . .

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09/12/2018
Seal Strandings in Southern Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts
09/11/2018
Groundfish Sector At-Sea Monitoring Provider Applications Due October 1
09/07/2018
Young Right Whale Likely Died from Entanglement
09/05/2018
Proposed Rule, Request for Comments; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish; Amendment 20
08/29/2018
Second North Atlantic Right Whale Mortality of 2018 Confirmed
08/23/2018
NOAA Fisheries Awards More than $2.3 Million to 14 Projects under the 2018 Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program
08/22/2018
NOAA Fisheries Reduces Sub-ACLs for Atlantic Herring Management Areas 1A, 1B, 2, and 3
08/13/2018
Massachusetts Summer Flounder Fishery Closure Begins August 14
08/10/2018
Comment Period Open on Proposed Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial Accountability Measure Modifications
08/10/2018
Illex Squid Directed Fishery Closes August 15
08/06/2018
GARFO website will be down August 10 at 11pm for maintenance
07/19/2018
NOAA Fisheries Approves Lease-Only Operations Plan for Sector 9, Amendment to Sector 7 Operations Plan, and Quota Allocations for Sectors 7 and 9
07/06/2018
Fishing at 13 Artificial Reef Sites in New Jersey is Limited to Handline, Rod and Reel, and Spear Fishing
07/05/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Modifications to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan
07/03/2018
New Voluntary Slow Speed Zone to Protect Right Whales Sighted 2 Nautical Miles South of Nantucket
07/02/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2018 Cost Recovery Fees for Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Cage Tags
06/29/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure for Gulf of Maine Haddock
06/28/2018
NOAA Recommends Almost $9 Million in Funding for 38 Projects Across the Nation
06/26/2018
NOAA Offers July 12 Webinar on How to Apply for Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants
06/20/2018
Draft Northeast Regional Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management Implementation Plan Open for Comment
06/19/2018
Correction to Atlantic Herring Fishery 2018 Annual Catch Limit Adjustment
06/17/2018
Reports of Sperm Whale 90 nm off New York
06/15/2018
Statement by the Head of the U.S. Delegation regarding the new regulatory measure for the West Greenland salmon fishery:
06/13/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Future Reporting Requirements for the American Lobster Fishery
06/13/2018
Final 2018 Quotas for Small-Mesh Multispecies
06/06/2018
Interactive Map for Scallop Fishery Regulations Now Available

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