• Reflecting on 40 Years of Marine Mammal Protection

    Reflecting on 40 Years of Marine Mammal Protection

    Oct 22: The Chief Science Advisor for NOAA Fisheries reflects upon 40 years of successful marine mammal protection and considers the immense challenges ahead.

  • Leadership Highlights U.S. Fisheries Statistics

    Leadership Highlights U.S. Fisheries Statistics

    Sept 19: NOAA Fisheries posts a statistical yearbook, Fisheries of the U.S., 2011, filled with facts and figures about our domestic fisheries from 2011.

  • Marine Aquaculture Critical to Seafood Supply

    Marine Aquaculture Critical to Seafood Supply

    Aug 21: Fostering the development of marine aquaculture helps to supply safe seafood for people, support domestic wild fisheries, preserve and rebuild threatened and endangered species, and restore marine habitat.

  • Healthy Habitat Foundation of Abundant Fisheries

    Healthy Habitat Foundation of Abundant Fisheries

    July 16: At NOAA Fisheries, we are charged with taking care of our nation’s fish and living marine resources. But healthy marine life depends on healthy habitat—the places where these animals feed, grow, reproduce, and raise their young.

  • Last Annual Catch Limit Put in Place

    Last Annual Catch Limit Put in Place

    July 2: On June 29, 2012, a significant milestone was achieved when NOAA Fisheries approved the last Fishery Management Plan amendment putting annual catch limits and accountability measures into place.

  • NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - June 2012

    NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - June 2012

    June 11: NOAA Fisheries Acting Assistant Administrator, Sam Rauch, highlights our international engagement activities which include a broad spectrum of initiatives dedicated to addressing global stewardship.

  • NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - May 2012

    NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - May 2012

    May 14: NOAA Fisheries Acting Assistant Administrator, Sam Rauch, shares some good news on 2011 Status of the Stocks report to Congress.

  • NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - April 2012

    NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - April 2012

    April 19: NOAA Fisheries Acting Assistant Administrator, Sam Rauch, highlights Earth Week at NOAA Fisheries.

  • NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - March 2012

    NOAA Fisheries Leadership Message - March 2012

    Mar 19: NOAA Fisheries Acting Assistant Administrator, Sam Rauch, delivered a spotlight address at the International Boston Seafood Show where he spoke about the importance of sustainable seafood.

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