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  • MMRACK: New Stranding Response Organization

    NOAA Fisheries announces that Marine Mammal Rescue Nantucket is now an authorized marine mammal stranding response organization for Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget Islands. Read More . . .

  • How Does Removing Dams Change Local Vegetation?

    Boston College students conduct a vegetation survey at the Souhegan River site in July 2015. Photo: Lee Pellegrini, Boston College. Read More . . .

  • Bay Invaders: The Blue Catfish Fishery

    Invading blue catfish threaten Chesapeake Bay's native fish and shellfish. Find out what NOAA's Chesapeake Bay Office is doing to help control these voracious fish. Read More . . .

  • New Habitat Protections for Young Cod

    Young-of-the-year cod like complex habitats. They prefer gravel and cobble bottoms and grow best in eelgrass, but they also use sandy areas next to these habitats when predators are not around. Credit: Long Island Sound Resource Center Read More . . .

  • Celebrate World Fish Migration Day on April 21!

    On April 21, 2018 the world comes together to celebrate and raise awareness about the importance of open rivers and migratory fish. Read More . . .

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04/19/2018
Join Us for a Workshop on Fishing Community Resilience
04/19/2018
New Voluntary Slow Speed Zone to Protect Right Whales East of Boston
04/18/2018
New VMS Software Release Now Available
04/18/2018
Management Measures Set for Scallop Fishery
04/18/2018
NOAA Fisheries Modifies the Scup Commercial Quota Periods
04/16/2018
Fisheries Innovation Fund 2018 Request for Proposals
04/13/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Catch limits for the 2018-2020 Small-mesh Multispecies Fishery
04/13/2018
GIS Data for Habitat Omnibus Amendment 2 Now Available on our Website
04/11/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2018 Recreational Rules for Summer Flounder, Black Sea Bass, and Scup
04/10/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Acceptable Biological Catch Omnibus Framework Adjustment
04/10/2018
New Voluntary Slow Speed Zone to Protect Right Whales
04/09/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Increase in Skate Wing Possession Limit for Remainder of 2017 Fishing Year
04/05/2018
Extension of Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone
04/04/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Habitat Management Measures for New England Fisheries
03/29/2018
Seeking Comments: Summer Flounder Commercial Issues Amendment
03/28/2018
Request for Proposals: Recreational fishing education, outreach, and conservation projects in SBNMS
03/23/2018
NOAA Fisheries Sets Management Measures for 2018 Northern Gulf of Maine Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
03/23/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Annual Catch Entitlements for Groundfish Sectors for Fishing Year 2018
03/22/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule: Framework 57 to the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery Management Plan
03/22/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2018 Groundfish Recreational Regulations in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank
03/21/2018
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone Southwest of Nantucket
03/21/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Transfer of Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Quota from Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery to Groundfish Fishery
03/19/2018
Reminder: Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Closures
03/19/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Control Date for the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Charter/Party Fishery
03/16/2018
NOAA Fisheries Initiates 5-Year Review for Endangered Atlantic Sturgeon, Requests Information
03/15/2018
Update for Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery: Default Measures in Place for Start of the Fishing Year
03/15/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule for Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery for 2018 Fishing Year
03/12/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Herring Possession Reduction for Midwater Trawl Vessels in Mid-Atlantic/Southern New England Catch Cap Closure Area
03/12/2018
NOAA Fisheries Makes Changes to Simplify Administration of Golden Tilefish Fishery
03/01/2018
Notice for Mid-Atlantic Federal Permit Holders; Lobster Conservation Management Area 4 Seasonal Closure
02/28/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Squid, Butterfish Quotas for 2018
02/28/2018
Our Free eVTR App is Available for Online Reporting
02/26/2018
NOAA Fisheries Extends the Emergency Action to Removes the Southern Windowpane Flounder Accountability Measures for Non-Groundfish Trawl Vessels
02/26/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Scup Commercial Quota Period Modifications
02/23/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduction to Mackerel Possession Limit for Rest of Fishing Year Effective February 27
02/21/2018
Workshop on Electronic Reporting of Vessel Trip Reports (eVTRs) for the For-Hire Sector this Saturday in Toms River, NJ
02/21/2018
Groundfish Days-at-Sea Leasing Deadline Extended to March 31
02/20/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Scallop Measures for Northern Gulf of Maine
02/15/2018
New Reporting Requirements for Charter/ Party Fleet Fishing for Species Managed by MAFMC
02/14/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Adjustments to the Atlantic Herring Management Area Annual Catch Limits for Fishing Year 2018
02/14/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Special Management Zones for 13 New Jersey Artificial Reefs
02/12/2018
NOAA Fisheries Modifies Skate Fishery Management Plan to Reduce Risk of Skate Bait Fishery Closure
02/09/2018
NOAA Upgrades Online Groundfish Trip Notification System
02/02/2018
GARFO Releases 2017 Year in Review Report
02/02/2018
Reminder: Butterfish Regulations
02/01/2018
New England Fishery Management Council Recommends 2018 Recreational Measures for Cod/Haddock
02/01/2018
NOAA Fisheries Approves Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Quota for 2018
01/31/2018
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone off Virginia
01/31/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces February 2018 Recreational Season for Black Sea Bass
01/31/2018
Final Update on North Atlantic Right Whale off Virginia
01/26/2018
Update on North Atlantic Right Whale off Virginia
01/25/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces At-Sea Monitoring 2018 Coverage Levels for Groundfish Sector Fishery
01/25/2018
NOAA Fisheries is Investigating Report of Dead Entangled Right Whale off Virginia and Has Declared New Voluntary Slow Speed Zone for Right Whales in Mid-Atlantic
01/25/2018
Mid-Atlantic Council to Offer Training Workshops on Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting for the For-Hire Community
01/23/2018
New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone South of Nantucket
01/23/2018
Reminder to Atlantic Sea Scallop Vessels: Southern Windowpane Accountability Measure Effective in February West of 71° W. Long.
01/08/2018
January Edition of Our Regional NOAA Navigator Newsletter
01/08/2018
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed February 2018 Recreational Black Sea Bass Fishery

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