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2012 News Room Archives

2012 News Room Archives

12/20/2012
New Jersey Summer Flounder Fishery Closure Effective December 22, 2012
12/18/2012
New England offshore areas will reopen for Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fishing
12/11/2012
New York Summer Flounder Fishery to Reopen on Dec 12
12/11/2012
Atlantic Sea Scallop Permit Holders Closure of the Elephant Trunk Area for Atlantic Sea Scallop Vessels Effective Date: December 12, 2012
12/10/2012
Workshop to identify cooperative research projects to address sea turtle and Atlantic sturgeon bycatch in gillnet gear
12/06/2012
Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Measures for the 2013 Fishing Year
12/03/2012
Tier 1 and 2 Atlantic Mackerel Permit Holders More individuals and entities approved to complete vessel hold measurements
11/30/2012
NOAA to close white hake fishery on December 5 for Groundfish Common Pool
11/28/2012
NOAA establishes control date for groundfish small-mesh fishery
11/26/2012
Redfish Proposed Rule Comment Period Extended
11/21/2012
Herring Recovery at Plymouth Rock
11/19/2012
Gear Conservation Engineering & Demonstration Network Final Call for Proposals
11/16/2012
NOAA Proposes Measures for Squid, Mackerel, Butterfish Fishery for 2013-2015
11/15/2012
NOAA Fisheries Proposes 2013 Catch Limits for Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Fishery
11/09/2012
NOAA Fisheries proposes adjustment to 2013 annual catch limits for the Atlantic herring fishery
11/08/2012
NOAA Fisheries is planning to increase the overall butterfish catch limit for the current fishing year. Click here to read more.
11/07/2012
NOAA Fisheries is proposing a new measure to allow groundfish fishermen to more effectively target Acadian redfish
11/06/2012
Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder News
11/02/2012
Atlantic Herring Fishery Landing Restriction in Area 1 A effective November 5, 2012
10/30/2012
River Named for English Princess in Colonial Era Shows Signs of Recovery
10/23/2012
NOAA Fisheries Service extends emergency closure of Delmarva Access Area through May 13, 2013
10/23/2012
Students Collaborating to Undertake Tracking Efforts for Sturgeon (SCUTES) Educator Workshop on November 7 at NOAA Fisheries
10/19/2012
NOAA plays role in removing Hopewell Dam to restore important fish habitat
10/17/2012
Fishermen's Northeast Groundfish Science Forum November 9, 2012
10/17/2012
New York Summer Flounder Fishery Closure Effective October 20, 2012
10/12/2012
NOAA announces annual tilefish quota for the 2013 fishing year
10/03/2012
NOAA to Close Atlantic Herring Fishery in Area 3
09/26/2012
Statement from John Bullard on Decision to Temporarily Shift the Gillnet Fishery Closure to Protect Harbor Porpoise to February 2013
09/25/2012
Adjustment to the DAS counting rates for NE Multispecies common pool vessels for fishing year 2012
09/21/2012
Reminder, Mackerel Limited Access Permit Applications due February 28, 2013
09/21/2012
What We Heard in Individual Ports
09/18/2012
NOAA Awards Grant to Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation
09/18/2012
Northern Red Hake Possession Limit Reduction Effective Date: 0001 hours, September 20, 2012, through April 30, 2013
09/14/2012
Federal Bluefish Fishery to Close in Massachusetts on September 19, 2012
09/06/2012
The Fishery Management Action Team (FMAT) conference call on Monday September 10, 2012, starting at 10:00 am
08/30/2012
NOAA proposes to open portion of Georges Bank to ocean quahog and surf clam fishing
08/29/2012
NOAA increases scup quota
08/24/2012
Final 2012 Commercial Quota and Management Measures for Butterfish And Trimester III Longfin Squid Fishery Opening
08/24/2012
Massachusetts Summer Flounder Fishery Closure Effective Date: August 28, 2012
08/21/2012
Interested in serving as a sector monitoring provider for Fishing Year 2013?
08/11/2012
White Hake Trimester 1 Area Closed effective August 15th
08/09/2012
NOAA Fisheries New Northeast Regional Administrator Holds Listening Sessions Around the Region
08/07/2012
Fishery Management Action Team tasked with developing alternatives for a new Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology Omnibus Amendment will be meeting by conference call on Thursday August 9, 2012, starting at 10:00 am
08/02/2012
Statement from Samuel Rauch, NOAA Fisheries, and C.M. "Rip" Cunningham Jr., NEFMC on 2013 fishing year
07/18/2012
Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) Conference Call to be held on July 27, 2012
07/17/2012
NOAA Issues Apology for Longfin Squid Fishery Trimester II Closure Announcement
07/13/2012
NOAA biological opinion finds scallop fishery does not jeopardize health of Atlantic sturgeon
07/10/2012
Longfin Squid Trimester 2 Closure, Catch limited to 2,500 lb per trip/day, Effective Date: July 10, 2012
06/28/2012
NOAA approves new exempted skate bait fishery for eligible federal skate permit holders
06/27/2012
NOAA proposes new measures for squid, mackerel, butterfish fishery (Framework Adjustment 6)
06/26/2012
Updated Annual Catch Limits for NE Multispecies Sectors and the Common Pool for Fishing Year 2012
06/26/2012
NOAA announces 2012 Monkfish Research Set-Aside Awards
06/12/2012
NOAA honors Gloucester Public Health Official with award for local restoration efforts
06/01/2012
NOAA implements new measures to limit entry into the lobster trap fishery in Lobster Conservation Management Area 1 in Gulf of Maine
06/01/2012
Federal agencies, non-government organizations and members of fishing industry meet to discuss Community Supported Fisheries
06/01/2012
Media Availability TODAY at 1pm to discuss Community Supported Fisheries
05/31/2012
NOAA to hold three workshops to gather more information on health of river herring.
05/31/2012
Fisheries Management Action Team meeting scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10 am
05/22/2012
Navy to host series of public meetings beginning next week to solicit comments on its plans to conduct training and testing exercises off U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coast
05/18/2012
NOAA Fisheries Disentanglement Team Members Join Right Whale Research Cruise
05/11/2012
NOAA announces the Fishery Management Action Team that has been tasked with developing alternatives for a new SBRM Omnibus Amendment will be meeting at the NE Regional Office on Thursday May 17, 2012
05/11/2012
NOAA announces closure of the Delmarva Scallop Access Area
05/04/2012
NOAA Welcomes New Partner to its Marine Mammal Stranding Network Team
05/04/2012
NOAA Announces Selection of Thirteen Cooperative Research Projects to be Funded through Atlantic Sea Scallop Research-Set Aside Program
05/03/2012
Public-Private Partnership Provides Elementary School Students with Opportunity to Learn Ocean Science onboard Historic Fishing Schooner
05/01/2012
Approved sector operations plans for 2012 fishing year
05/01/2012
New groundfish measures for 2012 fishing year (FW Adjustment 47)
04/30/2012
NOAA Fisheries Service announces steps that may assist fishing industry facing Georges Bank yellowtail flounder quota reductions
04/30/2012
2012 Northeast Multispecies Recreational Fishing Size and Possession Limits
04/27/2012
NOAA and Council Issue Joint Statement on Yellowtail Flounder
04/26/2012
NOAA proposes establishment of a skate bait fishery
04/26/2012
NOAA approves 2012-2013 skate complex catch limits
04/26/2012
NOAA approves 2012 bluefish catch limits
04/25/2012
Federal Funding Opportunity to Address Bycatch
04/20/2012
NOAA Fisheries Public Happenings
04/19/2012
Removal of Gulf of Maine Haddock Recreational Accountability Measures
04/19/2012
Annual fall fishing closure required to protect harbor porpoises in GOM
04/13/2012
Longfin Squid Trimester 1 Closure in Effect on April 17, 2012
04/05/2012
Framework Adjustment 23 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop FMP
04/02/2012
Gulf of Maine Cod Management Measures for 2012 Fishing Year
04/02/2012
GOM Cod Interim Final Rule
04/02/2012
New Management Measures for Gulf of Maine Cod for 2012