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  • So Much Trash in Our Oceans!

    Addressing the significant problem of trash in our waters, also known as marine debris. Photo: Stockton University, Elizabeth Zimmermann Read More . . .

  • American Shad: Making a Comeback

    The Habitat Conservation Division is helping shad recover using authority we have under several laws. (Photo of shad migration at Conowingo Dam courtesy of Chesapeake Bay Program) Read More . . .

  • NOAA Reviews Method of Estimating Discarded Fish

    We are reviewing our method of estimating discards, and are opening the process up to the public through a webinar on October 31 and a three-day workshop November 7-9. Read More . . .

  • NOAA Releases Fisheries of the U.S. Report 2015

    Oct 26: According to the latest Fisheries of the U.S. Report, 2015 was another above-average year for fishing and seafood consumption, with Americans adding nearly an extra pound of seafood to their diets. Read More . . .

  • Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Monument FAQs

    Nov 7: President Obama designated the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. Find out what it means. Read More . . .

Latest News

12/05/2016
GIS Layers Now Available for Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument
12/01/2016
New York's Annual Commericial Bluefish Quota Harvested, Fishery Closes December 2
12/01/2016
Mid-Atlantic Mariners: Watch Out for Migrating Right Whales
12/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed 2017-2019 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Quotas
11/27/2016
Update: Moriches Bay Humpack Whale Stranding
11/23/2016
Humpback Stranded in Moriches Bay Euthanized
11/22/2016
Media Advisory: Stranded Whale in Moriches bay
11/18/2016
New York/New Jersey Boaters: Watch Out for Whales
11/15/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduced Trip Limit for Atlantic Herring Area 1B
11/15/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure and Trip Limit Adjustments for Georges Bank Cod
11/15/2016
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Summer Flounder Catch Limits for 2017-2018
11/09/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure for Witch Flounder
11/08/2016
NOAA Seeks Advisory Council Applicants For National Marine Sanctuaries
11/08/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Modification of Scup Southern Gear Restricted Area
11/08/2016
Reminder: Most Commercial Fishing Prohibited in New Northeast Canyons and Seamount Monument
11/02/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces New Start Date for the Scallop Fishing Year and New Specifications Process
11/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2016-2018 Atlantic Herring Management Measures
10/26/2016
Media Advisory: NOAA Announces Release of 2015 Fisheries of the U.S. Report
10/25/2016
NOAA Appoints Dr. Jon Hare New Director of Northeast Fisheries Science Center
10/21/2016
NOAA Announces October 28 Workshop on Sector and Vessel Reporting, Roles, and Responsibilities
10/18/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Comment Period and Scoping for Jonah Crab Fishery
10/17/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Skate Bait Possession Limit Reduction
10/17/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Herring Area 1A Trip Limit Reduction
09/30/2016
Industry-Funded Monitoring Public Hearing Document Now Posted Online
09/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 15-Day Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Atlantic Sturgeon Critical Habitat
09/27/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Rule to Protect Deep-Sea Corals in the Mid-Atlantic
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

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