NOAA releases plans for managing and protecting Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries
Final rule gives states more time to implement local data gathering
New economic report finds commercial and recreational fishing generated more than two million jobs
NOAA will work with six identified nations to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing
The new report shows a loss of 59,000 acres each year...
Fishing Communities of the United States, 2006 is NOAA's first national reference guide
Competition offers large cash prizes for ideas that reduce bycatch
The temporary rule will require the commercial reef fish longline fleet to fish seaward of a line approximating the 50-fathom contour in the Gulf of Mexico.
Comments must be received by June 5, 2009.
Largest number of stocks rebuilt since 2001