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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…
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…
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…
09/01/2021 - Media Advisory ,

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…
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 ,
Fishing boats at dock.

Janet Coit Named NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator

Coit will also serve as Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans…
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…
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…
05/17/2021 - 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…
04/21/2021 - Press Release ,

NOAA to Issue Analysis of COVID-19's Early Impact on Seafood Industry: January 15

NOAA Fisheries will host a media teleconference to discuss the COVID-19…
01/15/2021 - Media Advisory ,
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