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Alaska Halibut Season Opens March 6

NOAA announces 2022 charter and commercial halibut management measures
03/04/2022 - Media Release ,
Pacific halibut gets hooked. A Pacific halibut gets hooked. Credit: Art Sutch

NOAA Fisheries and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Propose Rescinding Critical Habitat Regulations Finalized in 2020

Proposal to rescind habitat regulations is an effort to improve and strengthen implementation of the Endangered Species Act.
11/23/2021 - Press Release ,

NOAA Fisheries Announces New Lobster and Jonah Crab Fisheries Regulations to Help Save Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

New regulations address entanglements in fishing gear, one of the leading causes of right whale death and serious injury.
09/01/2021 - Media Release ,

Press Call: NOAA Fisheries Issues Final Rule to Reduce North Atlantic Right Whale Entanglements

A video teleconference is scheduled today, August 31 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, to discuss the Final Rule to Reduce North Atlantic Right Whale Entanglements.
03/30/2022 - Media Advisory ,
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CDFW and NOAA Fisheries Revive Voluntary Drought Initiative to Protect Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon

Media Contacts: Karen Edson, NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region, (562) 400-9012. Jordan Traverso, CDFW Communications, (916) 212-7352
08/11/2021 - Press Release ,

Secretary of Commerce Approves Disaster Declarations in Four U.S. Commercial Fisheries

Coastal communities in Alaska, New York, and Washington to benefit.
06/29/2021 - Media Release ,
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Janet Coit Named NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator

Coit will also serve as Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Deputy Administrator.
06/21/2021 - Media Release ,
Janet Coit fishing at a youth fishing camp Janet Coit fishing at a youth fishing camp. Credit: Janet Coit

NOAA Fisheries and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Propose Regulatory Revisions to Endangered Species Act

NOAA Fisheries and U.S Fish and Wildlife Service release plan to improve and strengthen implementation of the Endangered Species Act.
06/20/2021 - Press Release ,
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NOAA Fisheries Releases New Video Looking At Environmental Conditions In The Gulf Of Alaska In 2020

The video highlights findings in Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s 2020 Ecosystem Status Report for the Gulf of Alaska
02/22/2022 - Media Release ,
Still image infographic from the 2020 Gulf of Alaska Ecosystem Status Report Video showing the contributions of  environmental processes, predators, prey and competitors to stock assessments.

2021 Recreational Pacific Halibut Fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and California

For Information Contact: Kathryn Blair: kathryn.blair@noaa.gov, (503) 231-6858; NMFS Hotline: (800) 662-9825
04/21/2021 - Press Release ,