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  • GARFO Releases 2016 Year in Review Report

    In 2016, we continued to work toward our goals of sustainable use of living marine resources, the conservation of habitats upon which these resources depend, and protection of endangered species and marine mammals. (Credit Jeff McClean/Western Sea) Read More . . .

  • Meet Our Port Agent Team

    The Greater Atlantic Region has port staff strategically located throughout the region and within the communities they serve. Read More . . .

  • Humpback Whale Unusual Mortality Event Declared

    Since January 2016, elevated humpback whale mortalities have occurred along the Atlantic coast from Maine through North Carolina. A table of stranding numbers by state is below. Read More . . .

  • 2017 Endangered Species Day Events

    Endangered Species Day is an annual celebration and opportunity for people to learn about endangered and threatened species and what we can all do to help them. Read More . . .

  • Reports Show Continued Recovery of U.S. Fisheries

    U.S. fishing generated more than $200 billion in sales in 2015; two stocks rebuilt in 2016. Two new reports reveal the nation's progress in sustainably managing marine resources Read More . . .

Latest News

05/17/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone East of New York
05/10/2017
2017 Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Cost Recovery Cage Tag Fees
05/09/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Monkfish Management Measures
05/08/2017
Tuesday May 9: NOAA Fisheries to announce annual U.S. fishing economic data, species information
05/08/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Revised Possession Limit Trigger for Northern Red Hake
05/04/2017
Monkfish Permit Holders: No Changes to Regs
05/01/2017
Fisheries Innovation Fund 2017 Request for Proposals
04/28/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Year 2017 Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Regulations and Provides Updates on Windowpane Flounder Accountability Measures for Groundfish, Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass
04/24/2017
NOAA Fisheries Annouces Proposed Rule for Unmanaged Forage Fish in the Mid-Atlantic
04/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone South of Nantucket
04/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Funding Opportunity for Atlantic Salmon and Their Ecosystems
04/20/2017
NOAA Fisheries Approves Amendment 18 to Address Fleet Consolidation in Groundfish Fishery
04/19/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes New Recreational Management Measures for Summer Flounder; No Changes to Scup
04/14/2017
Update on Right Whale Found Dead in Cape Cod Bay; Vessels of all sizes need to be cautious
04/14/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Revised Commercial Black Sea Bass Quotas for 2017-2018
04/13/2017
Young Right Whale Found Dead in Cape Cod Bay, Boaters Urged to Be Cautious
04/11/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone SSE of Nantucket
03/29/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone E-NE of Boston
03/22/2017
Correction: Gulf of Maine Cod Limit Increase for Small Vessels in Common Pool
03/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Framework Adjustment 28 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan
03/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area
03/17/2017
Northeast Multispecies Common Pool Vessels Possession and Trip Limit Increase for GOM Cod and Haddock
03/17/2017
NOAA Announces Increases in Common Pool Gulf of Maine Cod and Haddock Possession and Trip Limits
03/17/2017
17 Projects Recommended for 2017-2018 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Program Funding
03/15/2017
Groundfish Days-at-Sea Leasing Deadline Extended to March 31
03/15/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces At-Sea Monitoring 2017 Coverage Levels for Groundfish Sector Fishery
03/13/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Transfer of Yellowtail Flounder Quota from Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery to Groundfish Fishery
03/10/2017
2017 Bluefish Sector Quota Transfer Adjustment Notice
03/09/2017
Inseason Action for Skate Wing and Skate Bait Fishery
03/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Extension of Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone Around Martha's Vineyard
03/03/2017
Greater Atlantic Region Joins Facebook
02/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone Around Martha's Vineyard
02/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2017-2019 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Quotas
02/21/2017
Notice of Intent to Prepare EIS for Proposed Groundfish Amendment 23
02/15/2017
Atlantic Scallop Fishermen: Default Measures in Effect March 1
02/09/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Opportunities in the NAFO Regulatory Area
02/07/2017
NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks New Members of the Advisory Council
02/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Increased Marine Mammal Stranding Response Capacity on Long Island, NY
02/03/2017
Moriches Bay Humpback Whale Community Meeting Agenda

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