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  • GARFO's Top 5 Stories for 2017

    As we look back on a year’s worth of stories from the Greater Atlantic Region, five particularly caught our readers’ attentions. Here are our top five stories from 2017. Read More . . .

  • Farewell, West Britannia Dam!

    Work is underway to remove the West Britannia Dam—a river restoration project that opens more than 30 river miles and 400 acres of lakes and ponds to migratory fish. Read More . . .

  • $3 Million for Great Lake Habitat Restoration

    NOAA is announcing the availability of up to $3M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant funding for restoration projects in 2018. Read More . . .

  • Mike Pentony to Lead Greater Atlantic Region

    NOAA Fisheries announces that Mr. Michael Pentony is the new Regional Administrator for NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He will assume his new duties on January 22, 2018. Read More . . .

  • 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 . . .

Latest News

02/23/2018
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduction to Mackerel Possession Limit for Rest of Fishing Year Effective February 27
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
12/28/2017
Reminder: Common Pool Areas Open January 1 - Georges Bank Cod Still Prohibited
12/28/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces FY18 BREP Funding Opportunity
12/26/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks NAFO Commissioner
12/22/2017
Healthy and Sustainable Seafood Choices
12/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Final Quotas for Scup & Black Sea Bass; Accountability Measure in Summer Flounder Fishery
12/13/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Quotas for Squid and Butterfish
12/12/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduction in Commercial Skate Wing Possession Limit
12/11/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Quotas
12/08/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Opportunities in the NAFO Regulatory Area
11/30/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of New Jersey's Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery Through December 31
11/20/2017
NOAA Fisheries Withdraws the Northeast Fishery Sector IX Operations Plan
11/16/2017
Reynolds Channel Humpback Whale Updates
11/15/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rulemaking for American Lobster Fishery
11/14/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Final Blueline Tilefish Amendment to the Golden Tilefish Fishery Management Plan
11/13/2017
Rhode Island Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery Closure
11/08/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Competition for Monkfish Research Support Now Open
11/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Scup Quotas
11/06/2017
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule for the New England Fishery Management Council’s Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment
11/02/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2018-2020 Commercial Golden Tilefish Quotas

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