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  • FY17 SK Grants Competition Announced

    FY17 SK Grants Competition Announced

    Jul 22: NOAA Fisheries announces approximately $10 million available to support fisheries projects through the 2017 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant competition.

  • NOAA Releases Deep-Sea Coral Report to Congress

    NOAA Releases Deep-Sea Coral Report to Congress

    Jul 12: Get a quick and fascinating overview of deep-sea coral habitats from the Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program 2016 Report to Congress.

  • Agreement Supports White Abalone Recovery

    Agreement Supports White Abalone Recovery

    Jul 6: The U.S. Navy and NOAA Fisheries signed a historic Memorandum of Agreement to support the recovery of endangered white abalone at Tanner and Cortes Banks and throughout Southern California.

  • 2016 Fishery Management Council Appointments

    2016 Fishery Management Council Appointments

    Jun 27: The Department of Commerce announced today the appointment of members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks.

  • Implementing the Port State Measures Agreement

    Implementing the Port State Measures Agreement

    Jun 8: The Port State Measures Agreement entered into international force, marking a milestone in the effort to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. NOAA Fisheries examines its anticipated impacts and steps for implementation.

  • Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week

    Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week

    Jun 3: Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with us and join with 11 million Americans who think wetting a line in saltwater is a great way to spend time.

  • Fisheries Economics of United States 2014 Report

    Fisheries Economics of United States 2014 Report

    May 26: NOAA Fisheries releases its annual Fisheries Economics of the U.S. with a number of improvements that provide a more accurate and detailed picture of the economic contribution fisheries play in the U.S. economy.

  • Status of Stocks: US Fisheries Continue to Rebuild

    Status of Stocks: US Fisheries Continue to Rebuild

    Apr 20: U.S. fisheries continue to rebuild and overfishing and overfished numbers remain near all-time lows. More from Status of Stocks 2015.

  • Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards Announced

    Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards Announced

    Apr 7: NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the New England Fishery Management Council announce 15 research projects have been selected for support from the 2016 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) program.

  • Final Rule Issued for Revised Green Turtle Listing

    Final Rule Issued for Revised Green Turtle Listing

    Apr 5: NOAA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will reclassify green sea turtles into 11 Distinct Population Segments under Endangered Species Act, and and list turtles from two breeding populations currently considered endangered as threatened.

  • Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy Released

    Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy Released

    Feb 24: Comment now on NOAA's Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy.

  • NOAA Expands Opportunities for U.S. Aquaculture

    NOAA Expands Opportunities for U.S. Aquaculture

    Jan 11: NOAA published a final rule implementing our nation’s first regional regulatory program for offshore aquaculture in federal waters, expanding opportunities for U.S. aquaculture and opening the door for U.S. seafood farming in the open ocean.

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