Get Email Updates
  • July Advisory: Watch Out for Whales

    Stay safe, stay alert, and keep your distance Read More . . .

  • Sea Turtle Rescuers Honored at Fenway

    Sea Turtle Rescuers from New England Aquarium were honored at Fenway Park on July 3 for treating a record number (733!) hypothermic sea turtles Read More . . .

  • Who is protecting the endangered Atlantic salmon?

    Rory Saunders is a Fishery Biologist who works for NOAA Fisheries’ Northeast Salmon Team (NEST). Read More . . .

  • Endangered Green Sea Turtle Found in Kiddie Pool

    Earlier this month, a young green sea turtle was found by local police in a residential back yard. Read More . . .

  • Protecting Habitat in a Changing Climate

    Certain habitats are essential for the survival of many marine species. For example, cod and lobster thrive in cold water, and seagrass beds provide important shelter Read More . . .

Latest News

07/29/2015
Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside Proposals Due September 21
07/20/2015
July 22: Meetings for Fishermen on Groundfish Operational Assessments
07/20/2015
Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Information Collection Program
07/17/2015
NEFMC and NOAA Fisheries Seek Comments on Groundfish Amendment 18
06/29/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology Final Rule
06/25/2015
NOAA announces more than $25 million in grants to improve fishing opportunities, observations, resiliency and sustainability
06/23/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Area Closures for Common Pool Northeast Groundfish
06/19/2015
U.S. Commerce Department Announces 2015 Regional Fishery Council Appointments
06/19/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2015 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Recreational Regs
06/15/2015
Gulf of Maine Cod Limit Adjustment for Common Pool Vessels
06/09/2015
Special Management Zones for Delaware Artificial Reefs
06/09/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces New American Lobster Trap Transfer Program
06/08/2015
Greenlandic Fishery Continues to Catch Imperiled Atlantic Salmon
06/03/2015
NOAA Fisheries Emergency Action for Blueline Tilefish in Greater Atlantic Region Effective June 4
06/02/2015
NOAA Fisheries Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rule for Jonah Crab Fishery
06/02/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Amendment to Simplify Vessel Baselines
05/23/2015
Whale Watches with Whale SENSE
05/15/2015
Press Release: NOAA Fisheries Team to Continue Research on Beluga Whales off Rhode Island
05/14/2015
Notice to Mariners: Cable Survey off NY and RI
05/07/2015
River Herring Conservation Plan Released
05/05/2015
Proposed Rule: Recreational Measures for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
05/05/2015
NOAA kicks off updating the recreational fishing effort survey
05/04/2015
2015 Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards Announced
05/01/2015
Northeast Groundfish Recreational Rules for 2015: Request for Comments
05/01/2015
Northeast Multispecies Groundfish Framework 53; Comments Requested on Parts of Rule
05/01/2015
2015 and 2016 Sector Operations Plans; 2015 Contracts and Allocation of Northeast Multispecies Annual Catch Entitlements
04/27/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2015 Catch Limits for the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery
04/24/2015
Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2015 Regulations Approved
04/20/2015
Press Release: Successful conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Humpback Whale listing
04/15/2015
Press Release: U.S. Fisheries Continue to Rebuild
04/15/2015
2014 Status of the Stocks Report Now Available
04/14/2015
National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan
04/14/2015
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Press Release: Slow Down for Right Whales
04/08/2015
Proposed Rule: NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on 2015-2017 Small-Mesh Multispecies Specifications
04/07/2015
First Right Whale Mother/Calf Pair of Northeast Season Sighted Near Martha’s Vineyard
04/07/2015
Good Stewardship: Using Your UAS Responsibly in Marine Environments to Protect Marine Species
 

News Archives

Get the facts. Learn how NOAA ensures safe, healthy, and sustainable seafood.

FishWatch