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It is the best way to ensure resilience of our marine resources and opportunity for future generations." According to National Marine Fisheries Service data, American lobster was the species of highest landed value in the U.S. in 2015 and 2016, and Maine's landings accounted for approximately 80% of that ...
“We do anticipate that this will restrict harvest opportunities,” Jeromy Jording, a biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service, announced to a standing-room-only crowd at Thursday's annual kick-off to salmon season planning. The annual assessment is based on a detailed statistical review of the ...

Claire Simeone, DVM, a conservation medicine veterinarian with The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., and NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, is the first veterinarian to become a TED Fellow. March 1, 2018. Dr. Claire Simeone, conservation medicine veterinarian at The Marine Mammal Center. Credit Bill ...
After reviewing the Karuk Tribe's November petition to recognize the spring-run salmon as a separate species from its fall-run counterparts and to list them as an endangered species, the National Marine Fisheries Service this week found the tribe's request “may be warranted.” The federal agency will now ...
... those fishing off the San Francisco Bay and Sonoma Coast, is 229,432, nearly identical to last year's forecast of 230,700. But last year's modeling, like the year before, was overly optimistic, according to Michael O'Farrell with the National Marine Fisheries Service. The amount of catch was underestimated, ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service today triggered a 12-month review process on whether the Klamath River's spring Chinook should be listed as endangered after finding the Karuk Tribe and Salmon River Restoration Council presented scientific evidence showing the “actions may be warranted.”

The National Marine Fisheries Service, according to Litzow, recently found that the Pacific cod population had dropped by about 60 percent since 2015. The North Pacific Fisheries Pacific Council reduced the amount of Pacific cod that can be caught by commercial fishermen in the Gulf of Alaska by about ...
After a year of major losses for North Atlantic right whales, a local environmental advocacy group filed a federal lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service Thursday, arguing that the agency should do more to protect the critically endangered mammals. Over the past year, 18 right whales have ...
On January 30, 2018, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued a final rule listing the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharinus lonigmanus) as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This final listing rule is the culmination of NMFS' analysis following the 2015 petition filed by ...
These denials have been remanded by the Secretary of Interior and are currently in the process of being reviewed by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and associated federal agencies, including the National Marine Fisheries Service which, in order for the permits to move forward, ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service found recreational fisheries create more than 3,300 jobs, according to the S.C. Environmental Law Project's website. Armstrong said no lawsuit will be filed until a final decision is made from federal agencies to allow seismic testing and drilling in Atlantic Coastal waters ...
The plan has been submitted to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service for approval. NOAA spokesman Michael Milstein said staff are reviewing about 120 public comments received on the plan, and West Coast Regional Administrator Barry Thom is ...
In 2008, the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biological opinions were issued and now the Corps of Engineers, which operates 13 dams in the Willamette Valley, is trying to meet standards based on that opinion. Ament said that in recent years the Corps of Engineers has ...
A coho salmon FLICKR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENTUse of the organophosphate pesticides chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion should be restricted to protect marine life, an extensive review by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA ...
A group of three widely used agricultural pesticides jeopardizes the survival of endangered salmon, according to a National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) biological opinion unveiled this week. Chlorpyrifos, malathion and diazinon—all organophosphate pesticides—harm salmon and their habitat to the ...
Three common and widely used farm pesticides can harm endangered salmon and jeopardize their survival, according to a new report by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries). The pesticides—chlorpyrifos, malathion, and ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service concluded that continued use of the chemicals is likely to jeopardize the survival of endangered species of salmon, as well as orcas that eat the salmon. According to the report, use of chlorpyrifos is affecting 38 species of endangered fish, and it's having negative ...

These actions are part of the Corps implementation of the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (2008) Biological Opinions for the continued operations and maintenance of the Willamette Valley Project. As part of the preparation of the EIS, the NEPA requires that there be ...
Staff found no foreign material in the stomach or intestine, but samples will be evaluated for biotoxin exposure as well. Multiple organizations, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service and the Marine Mammal Stranding Network will utilize the necropsy results for future ...
... a joint state and federal program focused on fisheries data collection and information management for the Pacific Coast. Their statistics include data from state fish-ticket, port sampling, and logbook programs, as well as limited-entry and observer data provided by National Marine Fisheries Service.
The National Marine Fisheries Service, in its October 2017 five-year review of the recovery status of the North Atlantic right whale, concluded that “progress toward right whale recovery has regressed.” Last month, the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium (NARWC) urged the Department of Commerce to ...
The NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service has determined that a petition to list a subpopulation of the Western Atlantic Leatherback Turtle as a distinct population segment or DPS, and to have the DPS listed as threatened, may be warranted after its 90-day review. The agency has therefore initiated a ...
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will continue to collect red snapper carcasses from recreational fishermen through an extension of this year's mini-season to help federal officials better assess the population and health of red snapper. The National Marine Fisheries Service ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service is looking to change the way it manages the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank and southern New England waters. The three areas are critical for commercial fishing operations and marine animals such as whales and dolphins. The fisheries service is collecting the last of ...
PORTLAND, Maine — The federal government is close to enacting new rules about New England ocean habitat that could mean dramatic changes for the way it manages the marine environment and fisheries. The National Marine Fisheries Service has been working on the rules for 13 years and recently ...
When scientists tagged a 12-foot tiger shark they captured off the S.C. coast last week, they were surprised to learn the ferocious predator soon ...
The Navy listened and took notes, all part of its Draft EIS required to get a permit from the National Marine Fisheries Service to continue training ...
Federal judges have rejected five separate plans by the National Marine Fisheries Service and other agencies as inadequate to restoring ...
... Conservation Planning and Rulemaking Branch, Protected Resources Division, National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Regional ...
The U.S.'s National Marine Fisheries Service is in the midst of reviewing the Gulf of Maine's population, which is listed endangered under the ...
In August, the National Marine Fisheries Service, also called NOAA Fisheries, announced critical habitat designations for the Atlantic sturgeon ...
Booker, who was addressing Chris Oliver, the NOAA assistant administrator for fisheries and head of the National Marine Fisheries Service, at ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service manages other marine mammals, including seals, sea lions, porpoise, toothed whales and baleen ...
But after over two years of review by the council and the National Marine Fisheries Service, it still hasn't been implemented, and Cape scallop ...
After years of requests, testing and prepping, the National Marine Fisheries Service is rolling out a more-complete electronic monitoring ...
According to the National Marine Fisheries Service, cod are overfished, and in 2014, the spawning population reached its lowest numbers ever ...
“I think we made progress with the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Marine Fisheries Service, and the National Forest Service.
In his new role, he will head an agency with a broad range of responsibilities, including the National Marine Fisheries Service which manages ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service says the Northwestern Atlantic witch flounder stock is overfished, and the status of whether overfishing is ...
On board is Andrew Short, 25, an observer from NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service. "I record all the fish they catch, take weights and ...
The city of Coos Bay, Ore. has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the National Marine Fisheries Service over its recommendation for more ...
The city of Coos Bay has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the National Marine Fisheries Service over its recommendation for more ...
MILFORD — The Milford Laboratory, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service will hold a ...
In letters to Canadian officials and the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, the groups demanded action to reduce risks to these imperiled ...
In other fisheries news, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service announced that on Monday, ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service manages the nation's ocean resources and works to conserve fish and other marine animals.
The discovery came as the National Marine Fisheries Service released a new five-year review calling for more resources to address the ...
COOS BAY, Ore. -- The City of Coos Bay is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service over restrictive flood area regulations. The lawsuit is ...
The Corps is continuing consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service regarding EFH Conservation recommendations for this project.
This order included the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service - two departments that oversee endangered species requirements.


 

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