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  • Protecting Habitat: Going Where the Wind Blows

    Aug 10: Offshore wind turbines are enormous. As the agency responsible for conserving and managing the oceans, we want to know how this pursuit of “green” energy will affect the fish and their habitats. Read More . . .

  • Saltonstall-Kennedy Funding Webinar Aug 17

    On August 17 at 3pm EST, NOAA Fisheries will be conducting a Webinar/Townhall on how to find and apply for Fiscal Year 2017 Saltonstall-Kennedy Funding. Read More . . .

  • Spiny Dogfish Trip Limit Increased to 6000 lbs

    Aug 12: NOAA Fisheries announces the 2016-2018 final management measures for the spiny dogfish fishery, including a trip limit increase effective Aug 15. Read More . . .

  • $5.4M Awarded for Species Recovery Grants

    Aug 17: NOAA awards $5.4 million in grants to states and tribes in all coastal regoins to help in the recovery of endangered and threatened marine species. Read More . . .

  • NOAA Enforcement Reaching Out

    About five years ago, NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) in the Northeast Region strengthened its compliance assistance and outreach efforts by creating a new Compliance Liaison position. Read More . . .

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08/19/2016
Massachusetts Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery Closed Effective August 19
08/19/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Scup Quota Rollover for Winter II Period
08/18/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Rule to Modify Scup Gear Restricted Areas
08/17/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure for Gulf of Maine Cod
08/17/2016
NOAA awards $5.4 million in grants for endangered, threatened species recovery
08/17/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Measures for Northeast Skate Complex
08/16/2016
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan Amendment
08/15/2016
Northern Red Hake Possession Limit Reduced Effective August 16, 2016
08/05/2016
Northern Red Hake Possession Limit Reduced Effective August 8, 2016
08/03/2016
NOAA Fisheries releases final acoustic guidance
08/03/2016
U.S. Department of Commerce announces remaining 2016 appointment to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
08/01/2016
NOAA Announces New Fisheries Allocation Policy
08/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Catch Limits for the 2016-2018 Atlantic Bluefish Fishery
08/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2016 Recreational and Commercial Rules for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
07/27/2016
Recreational Fishermen: Gulf of Maine Cod Season Opens August 1
07/26/2016
Humpback Whales Visit New York
07/20/2016
NOAA Fisheries Publishes Notice of Availability for Proposed Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan Amendment
07/20/2016
NOAA recommends $9 million in funding for community-based habitat restoration
07/13/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure for Georges Bank Cod
07/12/2016
Reminder: Atlantic Sturgeon Critical Habitat Informational Meetings and Public Hearings
07/12/2016
Fishing for Energy Request for Proposals 2016
07/11/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Lobster Trap Transfer Application Workshop
07/08/2016
Right Whale Calf Mortality Update
06/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Revised 2016-2017 Red Hake Catch Limits
06/27/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2016 Appointments to Regional Fishery Management Councils
06/27/2016
New GIS Datasets Available on Our Website
06/24/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Longfin Squid Trimester II Directed Fishery
06/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries Will Post Herring Area 1A Catches Twice Weekly
06/23/2016
Northeast Fishery Observer Sea-Day Schedule Posted, Short-Term Reimbursement for Groundfish At-Sea Monitoring Available July 1
06/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Management Measures for Monkfish
06/22/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed 2016-2018 Management Measures for Spiny Dogfish
06/21/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed 2016-2018 Management Measures for Atlantic Herring
06/15/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Cape Cod/Gulf of MaineYellowtail Trimester Total Allowable Catch Area Closure
06/15/2016
NOAA seeks proposals for up to $8.5 million for coastal resilience projects
06/14/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Interim Management Measures for Blueline Tilefish in the Greater Atlantic Region
06/14/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of Nantucket Lightship North Scallop Access Area for Limited Access General Category Fleet
06/14/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Surfclam/Ocean Quahog Cost Recovery Program for 2017 and Other Measures
06/14/2016
Penobscot River Restoration Project Celebrates Final Milestone, Reconnects River to the Sea
06/09/2016
National Aquarium to Release Rehabilitated Sea Turtles on World Sea Turtle Day
06/08/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Witch Flounder Catch Area Closure for Common Pool
06/06/2016
2016-2017 Monkfish Research Set-Aside Awards Announced
06/06/2016
MEDIA ADVISORY: NOAA holds press call on Swedish proposal to prohibit American lobsters to the European Union
06/06/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Rules for Northeast Skate Fishery
06/04/2016
NOAA Statement: Seal Pup on Old Orchard Beach, Maine
06/02/2016
NOAA announces more than $11 million in grants
06/02/2016
Media Availability: NOAA discusses proposed Atlantic sturgeon critical habitat designations in the Northeast and Southeast regions
06/02/2016
NOAA Issues Proposed Rules Designating Critical Habitat for Atlantic Sturgeon
05/27/2016
Reminder: Recreational Groundfish Transit Rules for Gulf of Maine
05/25/2016
NOAA Fisheries and ASMFC Announce River Herring Conservation Plan 2015 Updates
05/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries Releases Design Guidelines for Nature-like Fish Passages
05/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Recreational Rules for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
05/16/2016
Tour of New Fishways Along Saugatucket River Friday, May 20
05/16/2016
NOAA Fisheries Releases Draft Northeast Climate Science Action Plan
05/11/2016
Closure of Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area on May 13
05/06/2016
Statement: NOAA/IFAW Right Whale Death
05/03/2016
2016 Management Measures for Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
05/02/2016
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone - 2 May 2016

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