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Wired News
How to Get Rid of a Dead, Rotting Whale on Your Beach (Hint: Don’t Blow It Up)whale. One more thing: Don’t even think about keeping a souvenir. Thanks to law
How to Get Rid of a Dead, Rotting Whale on Your Beach (Hint: Don’t Blow It Up)
Wired News / Posted yesterday
whale. One more thing: Don’t even think about keeping a souvenir. Thanks to laws like the Marine Mammal Protection Act, National Marine Fisheries Service, that’s illegal without express permission from NOAA.Go Back to Top. Skip To: Start of... Read more
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The Advocate
More than 350 get out to fish in BREC eventOceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, in conjunction with the Gulf of M
More than 350 get out to fish in BREC event
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service, set this year’s recreational red snapper season in federal waters. For the second year,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Rescued dolphin returns to the water off Grand Islepartnered with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oce
Rescued dolphin returns to the water off Grand Isle
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
partnered with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service and the Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research program to nurse him back to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips, officials announceabout having to pay for the government observers who monitor their catch, the r
Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips, officials announce
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
about having to pay for the government observers who monitor their catch, the region’s fishermen are catching a break. The National Marine Fisheries Service on Friday approved a measure that will ease the financial burden on fishermen by reducing... Read more
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The Advocate
Watch: Juvenile dolphin 'Octavius' rehabilitated and released back into wild off Louisiana coaston Thursday. Audubon Nature Institute and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife
Watch: Juvenile dolphin 'Octavius' rehabilitated and released back into wild off Louisiana coast
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
on Thursday. Audubon Nature Institute and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in coordination with NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service and Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program coordinated the... Read more
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The Advocate
Watch: Juvenile dolphin 'Octavius' released back into wild off Louisiana coaston Thursday. Audubon Nature Institute and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife
Watch: Juvenile dolphin 'Octavius' released back into wild off Louisiana coast
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
on Thursday. Audubon Nature Institute and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in coordination with NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service and Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program coordinated the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Rescued dolphin returns to the waterpartnered with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oce
Rescued dolphin returns to the water
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
partnered with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service and the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research program to nurse him back to... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Rescued dolphin returns to the waterpartnered with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oce
Rescued dolphin returns to the water
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
partnered with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service and the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research program to nurse him back to... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Fishing Report: R.I.'s Blount praised as he exits fishery panelin Mystic, Conn., Blount made a motion that was approved by the council. The mo
Fishing Report: R.I.'s Blount praised as he exits fishery panel
The Providence Journal / Posted 5 days ago
in Mystic, Conn., Blount made a motion that was approved by the council. The motion was to "request that the NEFMC ask the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) to provide information on the level of compliance with ground fish catch... Read more
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The Advocate
Speckled trout fishing hitting prime timeAdventures of Louisiana at (985) 781-7811. The snapper dates The Gulf of Mexi
Speckled trout fishing hitting prime time
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Adventures of Louisiana at (985) 781-7811. The snapper dates The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service gave private recreational fishermen nine days and 46 days to charter operations to catch... Read more
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Surfer Mag
Scared Out Of Trestlesasking: Will the whale’s decomposing body draw an increased population of shark
Scared Out Of Trestles
Surfer Mag / Posted 7 days ago
asking: Will the whale’s decomposing body draw an increased population of sharks to Lowers? Justin Viezbicke, of the National Marine Fisheries Service, says it’s no cause for inordinate worry. “Any time you have a dead animal in the water or... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Sea Lions Proliferate In Oceanside Harboreven put up low-voltage electric lines. Monica DeAngelis is a marine mammal bi
Sea Lions Proliferate In Oceanside Harbor
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
even put up low-voltage electric lines. Monica DeAngelis is a marine mammal biologist with the Southwestern Region of the National Marine Fisheries Service. She said sea lions are a protected species under the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act.... Read more
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ABC News
Fishermen Worry New Rules Won't Come in Time to Save Scallopsmore than 50 bushels of in-shell scallops in a demarcated area next year. The p
Fishermen Worry New Rules Won't Come in Time to Save Scallops
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
more than 50 bushels of in-shell scallops in a demarcated area next year. The potential rule needs approval by the National Marine Fisheries Service to become a regulation. Kristan Porter's boat, "Brandon Jay," is used to catch lobsters... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Federal agency seeks more protection for Cook Inlet whalesKENAI — A federal commission is calling on the National Marine Fisheries Servic
Federal agency seeks more protection for Cook Inlet whales
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
KENAI — A federal commission is calling on the National Marine Fisheries Service to delay permits issued for oil and gas operations in Cook Inlet until a plan is developed to ensure marine animals, particularly beluga whales, are protected. The... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Federal agency seeks more protection for Cook Inlet whalesAssociated Press KENAI -- A federal commission is asking the National Marine F
Federal agency seeks more protection for Cook Inlet whales
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 11 days ago
Associated Press KENAI -- A federal commission is asking the National Marine Fisheries Service to delay permits issued for oil and gas operations in Cook Inlet until a plan is developed to ensure marine animals are protected. The Peninsula Clarion... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Feds continue to discuss potential new regulations for turtle excluder devicesMichael Barnett, a fisheries biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheri
Feds continue to discuss potential new regulations for turtle excluder devices
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Michael Barnett, a fisheries biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service, said it has been documented that there are an abundance of turtles in the Gulf of Mexico in the same areas and at the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Feds continue to discuss potential new regulations for turtle excluder devicesMichael Barnett, a fisheries biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheri
Feds continue to discuss potential new regulations for turtle excluder devices
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
Michael Barnett, a fisheries biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service, said it has been documented that there are an abundance of turtles in the Gulf of Mexico in the same areas and at the... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Thursday: Infrastructure, disability, endangeredthe federal government to protect endangered animals. The petition rules stem
New regs for Thursday: Infrastructure, disability, endangered
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
the federal government to protect endangered animals. The petition rules stem from the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). They would “revise the regulations pertaining to submission of petitions and the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Federal agency calls for comprehensive approach to beluga protectionCommission, an independent government agency that enforces the Marine Mammals P
Federal agency calls for comprehensive approach to beluga protection
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 13 days ago
Commission, an independent government agency that enforces the Marine Mammals Protection Act, has taken issue with the National Marine Fisheries Service for approving permits for oil and gas operations that may disturb several species of marine... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Salmon season restrictions could hike up pricecould be nothing in the bay and the next day it could be loaded with salmon. So
Salmon season restrictions could hike up price
KSBW Salinas / Posted 16 days ago
could be nothing in the bay and the next day it could be loaded with salmon. So we are optimistic that it's going to be a good opening," Tringali said. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations by May... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Delta pumping to Southern California restricted despite rainy winterresponsible for safeguarding Delta fish protected by the Endangered Species Act
Delta pumping to Southern California restricted despite rainy winter
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
responsible for safeguarding Delta fish protected by the Endangered Species Act: the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service. Court rulings empower the agencies to govern Delta water flows, which often translate into... Read more
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Orange County Register
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summerof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council’s recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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Philly.com
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summerof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lost fishing gear now seafloor junktons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
Lost fishing gear now seafloor junk
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
tons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing geartons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
tons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Pacific Coast salmon may be harder to find this summer, cost moreof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific Coast salmon may be harder to find this summer, cost more
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council’s recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summerof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New database reveals secrets of fish innardsthat don't make it back to Bristol Bay? Or what fish are cannibals? A new data
New database reveals secrets of fish innards
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 18 days ago
that don't make it back to Bristol Bay? Or what fish are cannibals? A new database released online in late March by the National Marine Fisheries Service offers a glimpse into fish diets, based on decades of study of their stomach contents. It... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summerof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summerof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Council to limit salmon fishing off Washington, Oregonof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Council to limit salmon fishing off Washington, Oregon
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summerof California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives
Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
of California, Oregon and Washington. It is made up of industry representatives, scientists and government officials. The National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to adopt the council's recommendations on May 1. Salmon depend for survival on... Read more
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The Columbian
Restrictions proposed for building in flood plainsrecovery efforts for threatened salmon and steelhead. “It has been a long time
Restrictions proposed for building in flood plains
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
recovery efforts for threatened salmon and steelhead. “It has been a long time coming, but we are very pleased that the National Marine Fisheries Service has outlined sensible improvements to FEMA’s flood insurance program to help recover listed... Read more
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PhysOrg
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing geartons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
tons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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Daily Journal
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing geartons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
Daily Journal / Posted 18 days ago
tons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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NBC New York
Ghost Fishing: Groups Clean Up Lost, Dangerous Fishing Geartons of discardedfishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
Ghost Fishing: Groups Clean Up Lost, Dangerous Fishing Gear
NBC New York / Posted 18 days ago
tons of discardedfishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'Ghost Fishing;' Cleaning Up Land Mines of the Seatons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
'Ghost Fishing;' Cleaning Up Land Mines of the Sea
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
tons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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Island Packet
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing geartons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
tons of discarded fishing gear, and about 1,000 tons of lost gear are recovered each year from the Sea of Japan. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service estimates 12 miles of net are lost each day of the fishing season in the North Pacific, and... Read more
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Crosscut
The most threatened waterway in Washington?the Green River, the fish can’t pass a City of Tacoma water diversion. Under a
The most threatened waterway in Washington?
Crosscut / Posted 19 days ago
the Green River, the fish can’t pass a City of Tacoma water diversion. Under a habitat conservation plan approved by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the City of Tacoma has created a trap-and-haul operation to get fish upstream. The... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Deal avoids water warpick up and benefit from that water.” The plan is a collaborative effort of th
Deal avoids water war
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
pick up and benefit from that water.” The plan is a collaborative effort of the Bureau of Reclamation, SSJID and OID, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the state Department of Water Resources and the California Department of Fish and... Read more
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Daily Press
Corps still sees power needs, few alternatives to Skiffes Creek linewhen demand is high, is not currently generating power. The company's filing w
Corps still sees power needs, few alternatives to Skiffes Creek line
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
when demand is high, is not currently generating power. The company's filing with the commission also reported: •The National Marine Fisheries Service said the project was not likely to affect the Atlantic sturgeon, which had been a concern... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Freeing the Klamath Riversix dams built on the river by Pacific Power between 1908 and 1962, only a frac
Freeing the Klamath River
The Source Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
six dams built on the river by Pacific Power between 1908 and 1962, only a fraction of the runs remain. In 1997, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service placed the river's coho salmon (also known as silver salmon) on the threatened list under... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Meloneslevels throughout the summer season. The plan is a collaborative effort of the
Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Melones
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 20 days ago
levels throughout the summer season. The plan is a collaborative effort of the Bureau of Reclamation, SSJID and OID, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the state Department of Water Resources and the California Department of Fish and... Read more
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The Hill
A better model for fisheries management: Cooperation not confrontationinvestment in management to supplement what is now largely borne by the taxpaye
A better model for fisheries management: Cooperation not confrontation
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
investment in management to supplement what is now largely borne by the taxpayer. That’s especially valuable to the National Marine Fisheries Service, which manages a shrinking budget. Also, as our recent study for the Conservation... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Tiny Forage Fish At Bottom Of Marine Food Web Get New Protectionsfish and invertebrate species in waters off the U.S. West Coast before they're
Tiny Forage Fish At Bottom Of Marine Food Web Get New Protections
KPBS San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
fish and invertebrate species in waters off the U.S. West Coast before they're overfished. A rule passed Monday by the National Marine Fisheries Service makes it illegal for commercial fishermen to develop new fisheries for hundreds of forage... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Tiny Forage Fish At Bottom Of Marine Food Web Get New Protectionsfish and invertebrate species in waters off the U.S. West Coast before they're
Tiny Forage Fish At Bottom Of Marine Food Web Get New Protections
KERA North Texas / Posted 26 days ago
fish and invertebrate species in waters off the U.S. West Coast before they're overfished. A rule passed Monday by the National Marine Fisheries Service makes it illegal for commercial fishermen to develop new fisheries for hundreds of forage... Read more
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Al.com
Texas charter captains use loophole to get around federal red snapper limitsGalveston, pioneered the catch share fishing experience and said he is operatin
Texas charter captains use loophole to get around federal red snapper limits
Al.com / Posted 26 days ago
Galveston, pioneered the catch share fishing experience and said he is operating within the law. Federal officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service concurred, saying the trips "were consistent with federal regulations." "We follow the... Read more
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Al.com
Fishing frustration: Red snapper season could be an all-time lowfrom overseeing data/stock assessments that have been instrumental in restricti
Fishing frustration: Red snapper season could be an all-time low
Al.com / Posted 27 days ago
from overseeing data/stock assessments that have been instrumental in restricting recreational snapper catches. NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service has conducted 10 assessments of the red snapper since the late 1980s, with the most recent... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Green turtles no longer endangeredof threatened. Representatives from the Marathon Turtle Hospital and the Flori
Green turtles no longer endangered
Key West Citizen / Posted 27 days ago
of threatened. Representatives from the Marathon Turtle Hospital and the Florida Keys’ Save-A-Turtle disagreed with the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish Wildlife Service’s decision t... For the complete article, please pick up a... Read more
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The Hill
Sea turtles facing new protectionsSea turtles are facing new protections from the Obama administration. The Nati
Sea turtles facing new protections
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
Sea turtles are facing new protections from the Obama administration. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced Tuesday they are updating the status of green sea turtles. Green sea turtles... Read more
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