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04/16/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Idaho aquarium fined $10K for illegal fish trafficking
04/14/2014 Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
04/14/2014 Idaho Aquarium Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
04/11/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Commercial fisherman admits to underreporting fluke catches
04/07/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Beachgoers reminded to stay away from newborn Harbor seal pups
04/05/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Prosecutions grow for illegal marine-life sales stemming from 2011 Grassy Key raid
04/01/2014 New Partnerships Advance Import Safety, Border Management
03/26/2014 Michigan Aquarium Store Operator Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
03/11/2014 Federal Authorities Continue Crackdown On Smuggling Of Protected Marine Animals On Southwest Border
02/18/2014 Playa Añasco Man Sentenced To Jail For Illegal Sale Of Sea Turtle Meat
01/28/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Fishermen, seafood dealer indicted in federal court for illegally catching and selling reef fish
01/08/2014 Tennessee Men Plead Guilty To Illegally Trafficking Narwhal Tusk
12/23/2013 Broward Resident Pleads Guilty And Sentenced For Violating The Endangered Species Act
12/17/2013 Vero Beach Resident Sentenced For Importing Illegal Catch From The Bahamas
12/12/2013 Deerfield Beach Resident Charged With Violating The Endangered Species Act
12/11/2013 Seafood Company And Owner Admit False Records Conspiracy, Overharvesting Sea Scallops
12/11/2013 Alabama Shrimper Convicted for Shooting Dolphin
12/03/2013 Florida Marine Life Dealers Sentenced For Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
12/03/2013 Michigan Aquarium Store Operators Plead Guilty To Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
12/03/2013 Idaho Aquarium Operators Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
11/22/2013 Long Island Fisherman and Fish Dealer Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Falsifying Records
11/18/2013 Puerto Rico Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Sale of Sea Turtle Meat
10/31/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Illegally Taken Keys Fish Not Returning to Keys Waters
10/28/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Busts Harp Seal Oil Smuggling Operation by Los Angeles County Company
10/24/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon 4 Sea Lions with Evidence of Gunshot Wounds Found in Malibu
10/04/2013 Vero Beach Resident Pleads Guilty to Importing Illegal Catch from the Bahamas
10/01/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon California Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct fisheries enforcement boardings
09/25/2013 Idaho Man Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice in Key West Marine Life Case
09/25/2013 Idaho Aquarium and Employees Plead Guilty to Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
09/25/2013 Florida Keys Marine Life Dealers Plead Guilty to Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
09/04/2013 Penalties for Purse Seine Fishing Violations Total More Than $1.5 Million
08/29/2013 Vero Beach Resident Charged with Importing Illegal Catch from the Bahamas
08/20/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Charges Filed in Bluefin Tuna Case
08/15/2013 NY Fisherman and Fish Dealer Plead Guilty to Wire Fraud and Records Falsification
08/15/2013 Commercial Fisherman Indicted for Obstruction and Making False Statements
08/08/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Seafood Fraud Driven by Economic Factors
08/01/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Dolphins in Distress
07/29/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Don’t Be a Hero If You Spot a Struggling Sea Animal
07/29/2013 Coral Triangle Countries Tackle Illegal Fishing in the Pacific Region
07/24/2013 Idaho Man Convicted in Key West Marine Life Case
07/22/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon PCB Tour Boats Fined for Illegal Dolphin Feeding
07/19/2013 Federal Agencies Announce Formation of Puerto Rico Environmental Crimes Task Force
07/11/2013 Operation Wild Web Targets Illegal, Online Sale of Endangered Species and Parts from Protected Animals
07/03/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Coast Guard, NOAA Seize 700 Pounds of Illegally Caught Shrimp
07/02/2013 Virginia Charter Boat Captain Sentenced For Illegal Harvest of Striped Bass
06/21/2013 Commercial Fisherman Charged with Making False Records and Statements to Cover Up Illegal Fishing in Alaska
06/17/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon U.S. Attorney Honors NOAA Special Agent Charles Raterman
06/14/2013 Officers of Fishing and Seafood Cooperation ordered to pay nearly $22.5 million
06/14/2013 Broward Company Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
06/13/2013 Pescanova, Inc. Failed to Comply with National and International Regulations
06/11/2013 Man sells 74 baby sharks caught in Florida waters
05/02/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Federal fisheries officials say honeymoon over - six red snapper violations issued
04/25/2013 Virginia Charter Boat Captains Sentenced For Felony Illegal Harvest Of Striped Bass
04/23/2013 California Woman Pleads Guilty to Feeding Whales in Marine Sanctuary
03/13/2012 NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement reminds boaters to give whales their space
04/08/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Right whale numbers drop this year, but births up
02/27/2013 Idaho Aquarium Operator Faces Possible Bond Revocation
02/22/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Slaps Warning on Florida Man Who Rode Whale
02/21/2013 Operators of Idaho Aquarium Arrested for Wildlife Violations
02/07/2013 Former Jewelry Company Executive Sentenced in U.S.V.I. to Pay $1.1 Million in Fines and Community Service For Illegal Trade of Protected Black Coral
02/01/2013 Grand Jury Indicts Santa Monica Restaurant And Sushi Chefs On Federal Charges Related To Sale Of Protected Whale Meat
02/04/2013 Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captain Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violation
01/24/2013 Florida Commercial Fisherman Pleads Guilty to False Statements
01/09/2013 Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captain Pleads Guilty to Felony Lacey Act Violation
12/14/2012 New Jersey Man Arrested for Illegally Importing Narwhal Tusks and Money Laundering
11/20/2012 Jupiter Commercial Fisherman Charged for Making False Statements to NOAA
11/19/2012 Company and Two Owners Sentenced on Charges of Mislabeling Shrimp
11/16/2012 Federal, State and Non-Profit Organization Partner To Open Six Miles of Fish Habitat in San Mateo County
11/15/2012 Oregon Man Sentenced For Commercial Fishing Crimes
11/15/2012 BP Exploration and Production Inc. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Felony Manslaughter, Environmental Crimes and Obstruction of Congress Surrounding Deepwater Horizon Incident
11/15/2012 NOAA Law Enforcement Fights Fraud
11/09/2012 Casitas in Florida Keys Sanctuary Endanger Lobsters
11/08/2012 Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captains Indicted for Lacey Act Violations and Other Crimes
10/18/2012 Coast Guard, NOAA conduct fisheries seizure in Dulac
09/18/2012 Rhode Island Fishing Boat Captain Convicted of Assaulting two NOAA Monitors
08/24/2012 Keys Resident Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Illegally Harvest Spiny Lobsters
08/23/2012 Culinary Specialties, Inc., Walter Schoepf, and Karl Degiacomi Plead Guilty to Falsely Labeling Shrimp
08/16/2012 Two Keys Residents Sentenced for Illegal Harvest of Spiny Lobsters
08/14/2012 Coast Guard, Chinese officials interdict foreign vessel for illegal fishing
08/14/2012 Coast Guard, Chinese officials interdict foreign vessel for illegal fishing
08/01/2012 Anchorage Man Convicted of Falsely Advertising Alaska Native Made Products
06/06/2012 Palm Beach Resident Sentenced for Importing 1500 Pounds of Conch from the Bahamas
05/31/2012 Seafood Dealers and Fishermen Sentenced
05/23/2012 Fisherman Admits to False Filing with NOAA Special Master
05/23/2012 Florida Resident Imprisoned for Importing Endangered and Threatened Species from the Bahamas
04/20/2012 DOJ AND SEAFOOD IMPORTER REACH SETTLEMENT OVER 112 TONS OF ILLEGALLY IMPORTED RUSSIAN KING CRAB
03/28/2012 Keys Case Results in Jail Time for Lobsterman
03/28/2012 Keys Case Results in Jail Time for Lobstermen
03/19/2012 Juneau Restaurant Fined For Illegally Purchasing Subsistence Caught Pacific Halibut
03/19/2012 Gloucester Man Sentenced for Sexual Harassment
03/12/2012 Two Keys Residents Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Illegally Harvest Spiny Lobsters
03/01/2012 Florida Resident Pleads Guilty to Importing Endangered and Threatened Species from the Bahamas
02/23/2012 Ketchikan Man Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Seal Skin
03/09/2011 NOAA, Federal Agencies Partner with the Russian Government to Stop Alleged Illegal Fishing
02/29/2012 $10,000 Fine for Commercial Fisherman Convicted of Felony Fishing Act Violations