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  • Aid to Marine Mammal Rescue & Stranding Programs

    NOAA Fisheries awarded nearly $3 million in grants to support the conservation and recovery of protected marine species through stranding response and marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation. Read More . . .

  • See a Tangled Turtle? Call Our Hotline

    The Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown has successfully disentangled six leatherback sea turtles already this summer, and we may see more in the coming weeks as the water remains warm. (Credit: PCCS) Read More . . .

  • Humpback Whales Take Steps Toward Recovery

    Are humpback whales still endangered, or have their populations recovered enough since whaling ended that they can now be taken off the Endangered Species List? It's complicated. Read More . . .

  • Exeter's Great Dam Removal

    Sept 8: On Friday, September 9, the town of Exeter, New Hampshire celebrates the removal of the Great Dam and the restoration of the Exeter River. Read More . . .

  • Deep-Sea Coral Protection in Mid-Atlantic

    Sep 27: NOAA Fisheries announced a proposed rule to designate a deep-sea coral protection area in the Mid-Atlantic. Read More . . .

Latest News

09/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 15-Day Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Atlantic Sturgeon Critical Habitat
09/27/2016
Marine Mammal Experts Discuss Recent Right Whale Incidents in Maine
09/27/2016
September Right Whale Incidents
09/23/2016
Draft Industry-Funded Monitoring Omnibus Amendment Now Available Online for Public Comment
09/22/2016
Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument FAQs
09/20/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Hearing and Comment Period for Industry-Funded Monitoring Amendment
09/13/2016
NOAA: New ocean noise guidelines show commitment to address effects on marine mammals
09/13/2016
2017 Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishing Year to Start March 1
09/06/2016
Successful conservation efforts pay off for humpback whales
09/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Adjustments to FY2016 Northeast Multispecies Catch Limits
09/01/2016
NOAA grants to aid marine mammal rescue and stranding programs
09/01/2016
NOAA Grants Support Technical Solutions to Bycatch Reduction
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

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