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  • $2.5 M Available for Innovative Bycatch Solutions

    $2.5 M Available for Innovative Bycatch Solutions

    Mar 31: NOAA Fisheries is now accepting applications for the Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program. Pre-proposals are due April 16 with full applications due by May 28, 2015.

  • When Estimating Fish Numbers, Seeing is Believing

    When Estimating Fish Numbers, Seeing is Believing

    Jan 28: Adding video cameras to fish traps allows scientists to get more precise abundance estimates for several important species of reef fish.

  • Proposed Revisions to National Standard Guidelines

    Proposed Revisions to National Standard Guidelines

    Jan 15: NOAA Fisheries released a proposal to revise the guidelines for National Standards 1, 3, and 7 of the Magnuson-Stevens Act pertaining to overfishing, rebuilding overfished stocks, and achieving optimum yield.

  •  IUU Task Force Releases Recommendations

    IUU Task Force Releases Recommendations

    Dec 16: A Presidential Task Force has developed its recommendations to combat illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing and seafood fraud. The recommendations are available for review with a request for comment on implementation strategies.

  • Supporting Innovative Approaches to Reduce Bycatch

    Supporting Innovative Approaches to Reduce Bycatch

    Dec 9: Assistant Administrator, Eileen Sobeck, discusses supporting innovative approaches to reduce bycatch and the $2.4 million in partner grants recently awarded to states, academia, and industry to partner with fishermen efforts to reduce bycatch.

  • NOAA Issues Atlantic Tuna Management Measures

    NOAA Issues Atlantic Tuna Management Measures

    Dec 1: NOAA Fisheries today announced final regulations that will help protect Atlantic bluefin tuna by reducing dead discards and providing measures to help ensure compliance with international quotas.

  • Marine Aquaculture in Your Region

    Marine Aquaculture in Your Region

    Nov 3: Explore a sampling of the NOAA aquaculture collaborations occurring across the United States.

  • NOAA Releases Annual Summary of U.S. Fisheries

    NOAA Releases Annual Summary of U.S. Fisheries

    Oct 29: NOAA Fisheries releases its annual summary report on U.S. recreational and commercial fishery landings which provide a snapshot documenting fishing’s importance to the nation.

  • Q&A: Nat'l Seafood Inspection Lab’s Dr. Jon Bell

    Q&A: Nat'l Seafood Inspection Lab’s Dr. Jon Bell

    Oct 29: The National Seafood Inspection Laboratory in Pascagoula, MS, promotes seafood product safety and quality and supporting seafood-related commerce and trade. We sat down with the Seafood Inspection Lab's new Division Chief, Dr. Jon Bell.

  • An End to Overfishing

    An End to Overfishing

    Oct 20: An interview with Sam Rauch, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs at NOAA Fisheries.

  • Enhancing Climate Resilience of Natural Resources

    Enhancing Climate Resilience of Natural Resources

    Oct 9: The Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience has released a report outlining four priority strategies to help make our natural resources more resilient to climate change, documenting progress, and providing roadmaps for the future.

  • Making Strides in Bycatch Reduction Research

    Making Strides in Bycatch Reduction Research

    Oct 9: The 2013 BREP Report to Congress highlights outcomes and management applications of projects funded with $2.44 million in FY2012 in four priority areas.

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