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  • Tracking Fish Populations as the Climate Changes

    Tracking Fish Populations as the Climate Changes

    Dec 11: As the oceans warm, fish populations are on the move. A new online database that tracks their movements should help fishermen and fishery managers to adapt.

  • 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.

  • 2014 ICCAT Meeting Concludes

    2014 ICCAT Meeting Concludes

    Nov 18: The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) annual meeting concluded. Learn more about what happened at this year's meeting.

  • Increasing Protections for Pacific Bluefin Tuna

    Increasing Protections for Pacific Bluefin Tuna

    Nov 3: During a meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, the United States, Mexico and Japan developed a joint proposal to reduce the catch limit of Pacific bluefin tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) in 2015 and 2016.

  • Butterfish—Little Fish Big Science

    Butterfish—Little Fish Big Science

    Oct 30: The new stock assessment for butterfish accounted for the effects of ocean temperatures on the distribution of the stock, something that will become increasingly important as the climate changes and the oceans warm.

  • 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.

  • Catching Your Own Seafood

    Catching Your Own Seafood

    Oct 27: Will you find fresh seafood in the glass case at your local market? Absolutely. But the freshest fish you are ever likely to eat is one you caught yourself.

  • 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.

  • Shark Conservation, Science, and Management

    Shark Conservation, Science, and Management

    Aug 9: A closer look at NOAA's role in shark conservation, management, and policy.

  • Blue and Flathead Catfish Invade Chesapeake Bay

    Blue and Flathead Catfish Invade Chesapeake Bay

    Jul 14: Blue and flathead catfish have increased dramatically since their introduction. These fierce predators are contributing to changes in the Chesapeake Bay food web to the detriment of native fishes.

  • Today's Fresh Catch—Invasive Snakehead

    Today's Fresh Catch—Invasive Snakehead

    Jul 7: Learn more about one aquatic invasive species—northern snakehead—and how two fishermen are leading a grassroots movement to control the spread of this species.

  • Changes in Forage Fish Affect Atlantic Cod

    Changes in Forage Fish Affect Atlantic Cod

    Jun 26: A new study shows that changes in forage fish abundance alter Atlantic cod distribution and affect success of the fishery.

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