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  • Rescued Sea Turtles Fly South

    Jan 8: Yesterday morning, a Coast Guard Auxiliary pilots flew 24 endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles to Orlando, Florida, where they will undergo further treatment and rehabilitation at Sea World Orlando. Read More . . .

  • Saving Seagrass: Protecting Essential Habitat

    Jan 11: All aquatic habitat is important. All types of aquatic habitat have value. So when there are competing interests, how do you decide what to protect? (Photo credit: NOAA/DOC) Read More . . .

  • Two Virginia Whale Watches Join Whale SENSE

    Jan 12: Two Virginia Beach ocean tour operators joined the voluntary responsible whale watching program, Whale SENSE. (Photo courtesy of Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center) Read More . . .

  • Atlantic Salmon: A Species in Need of a Spotlight

    Atlantic salmon are an iconic New England species. In addition to the ecosystem role these fish play, they have been an important indicator of economic health in our region. Read More . . .

  • 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 . . .

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2016-2018 Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside Awards Announced
NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
Media Availability: NOAA discusses expanded North Atlantic right whale critical habitat for the Northeast and Southeast regions
Proposed Specifications for 2016-2018 Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Fisheries
Two Virginia Whale Watch Companies Join Whale SENSE Atlantic, Leading the Industry in a Responsible Direction
NOAA Fisheries Announces Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass 2016-2018 Commercial Quotas and Recreational Harvest Limits
Control Date of December 14, 2015 for Blueline Tilefish Fishery
NOAA Fisheries Announces Federal Funding for Habitat Restoration Partnerships in the Great Lakes
Update: Federal Funding for At-Sea Monitoring Likely to Extend into 2016
NOAA Announces $4 Million in Funding to Build Coastal Resilience
Extension of Blueline Tilefish Emergency Action thru June 3, 2016
New award recognizes outstanding efforts to increase awareness and safeguard U.S. natural resources from climate change
Bass Fishing in the EEZ Restrictions Support Sustainability of Species
Update: Federal funding for at-sea monitoring ends December 31, 2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Change to Lobster Area 4 Closure for 2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Regs for Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass
New law empowers U.S. to combat illegal fishing and seafood fraud

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