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  • Lynda Doughty Honored for Stranding Response

    Doughty was awarded the David St. Aubin Award of Excellence for response to seal Unusual Mortality Event on April 10 at the GARSCon Banquet Read More . . .

  • Taking Giant LEAPS for Salmon

    For International Year of the Salmon (2019), we are asking you to join us and our conservation partners in taking LEAPS for Atlantic salmon. Read More . . .

  • Team Reaches Agreement to Save Right Whales

    The Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team met to develop additional measures to reduce impacts from fishing gear in Providence between April 23-26, 2019. Read More . . .

  • Town Brook Restoration Complete

    On Earth Day, April 22, 2019, we celebrated the completion of the Town Brook restoration in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Read More . . .

  • 2019-2020 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards

    NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) have selected 13 projects for awards through the Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) Program. Read More . . .

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05/17/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2019 Recreational Rules for Summer Flounder
05/16/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Two New Vessel Speed Restriction Zones South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
05/16/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Revises 2019 Summer Flounder Specifications
05/16/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Correction to the Proposed Rule for 2019 Groundfish Recreational Regulations in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank
05/14/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Extended: Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
05/14/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Announces 2019-2021 Spiny Dogfish Specifications
05/10/2019
Correction: Common Pool Trip Limit for Gulf of Maine Winter Flounder
05/10/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule for 2019 Groundfish Recreational Regulations in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank
05/09/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Special Events for Endangered Species Day
05/08/2019
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Extended: Vessel Speed Restriction Zone Southwest of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
05/01/2019
Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
05/01/2019
Compliance Guide for Landing and Possessing In-Shell Scallops
05/01/2019
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Squid and Butterfish Quotas for the 2019 Fishing Year
04/25/2019
NE Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2019 Regulations.
04/24/2019
Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone Southwest of Martha's Vineyard to Protect Right Whales
04/24/2019
Online Permit Application System Now Available
04/24/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area
04/22/2019
Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone East of Boston to Protect Right Whales
04/18/2019
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States: Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Framework Adjustment 58
04/18/2019
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04/12/2019
Witch Flounder Trimester Total Allowable Catch Area Closed to Common Pool Vessels Fishing with Trawl Gear
04/10/2019
Extended Through April 23: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
04/04/2019
Reminder: Gulf of Maine Cod and Haddock Recreational Measures
04/01/2019
Funding for Recreational Fishing Projects Available
03/29/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed 2019-2021 Spiny Dogfish Specifications
03/29/2019
Extended Through April 13: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone in Effect South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
03/28/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces At-Sea Monitoring 2019 Coverage Levels and Reimbursement for Groundfish Sector Fishery
03/27/2019
Fishing Year 2019 Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Measures Go Into Effect April 1
03/21/2019
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Measures for the Jonah Crab Fishery
03/21/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Transfer of Georges Bank and Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Quota
03/19/2019
NOAA Fisheries Approves Monkfish Quota for 2019
03/14/2019
Extended Through March 29: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone in Effect South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
03/12/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Increase in Common Pool Possession and Trip Limits for Gulf of Maine Cod and Witch Flounder
03/11/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2019 Bluefish Specifications
03/08/2019
2019 River Herring and Shad Catch Cap Harvested for Atlantic Mackerel Vessels
03/07/2019
NOAA Fisheries Proposes to Approve 20 Groundfish Sectors for Fishing Years 2019 and 2020, and Allocate Annual Catch Entitlements for Fishing Year 2019
03/06/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Atlantic Herring Management Area 2 Sub-ACL Harvested
03/04/2019
Extended Thru March 17: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone in Effect South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
02/28/2019
Fishermen: GARFO Permits Office Accepting Expired or Un-issued Certificates of Documentation on Permit Applications Through May 1
02/27/2019
Now Accepting Entries for the 2019 Marine Endangered Species Art Contest
02/27/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduction of the Northern Red Hake Commercial Possession Limit
02/22/2019
Celebrate International Year of the Salmon with Us on February 28 in Bangor, Maine
02/20/2019
Systems down this weekend: Fish Online & IVR System Maintenance 2/22/19-2/23/19.
02/20/2019
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Management Measures for the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery 2019 Fishing Year
02/19/2019
Extended Again: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone in Effect South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales
02/15/2019
NOAA Signs Memorandum of Agreement with Recreational Fishing and Boating Interests
02/14/2019
NOAA Fisheries Approves Modifications to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan
02/12/2019
NOAA and USFWS Release Atlantic Salmon Recovery Plan
02/11/2019
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2019-2021 Blueline Tilefish Fishery Specifications
02/07/2019
NOAA Fisheries Adjusts the Atlantic Herring Specifications for 2019
02/06/2019
Extended: Voluntary Vessel Speed Restriction Zone in Effect South of Nantucket
02/04/2019
Happy International Year of the Salmon!

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