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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia waters open Wednesday to shrimpersin state waters call (912) 264-7218. Information on requirements for by-catch r
Georgia waters open Wednesday to shrimpers
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 hours ago
in state waters call (912) 264-7218. Information on requirements for by-catch reduction devices and turtle excluder devices in commercial nets is available from the National Marine Fisheries Service at (727) 824-5312. Terry Dickson: (912) 26... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Spiny lobster and squid lead California’s fishing economy, says new reportsuch, most of California’s nearly 144,000 industry jobs came from the import an
Spiny lobster and squid lead California’s fishing economy, says new report
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
such, most of California’s nearly 144,000 industry jobs came from the import and retail sectors, according to NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service Fisheries Economics of the U.S. 2014 report. Nationally, 1.83 million jobs are supported by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State and tribes could have a deal on salmon fisheries by Thursdayto head both the sport and tribal fishing seasons could be saved and the proces
State and tribes could have a deal on salmon fisheries by Thursday
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
to head both the sport and tribal fishing seasons could be saved and the process to get those seasons approved through the National Marine Fisheries Service will move much faster. On May 4, 20 sport anglers gathered to protest a Swinomish tribal... Read more
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Alaska Public
Observation group launches info hub on Cook Inlet beluga whalesfor many years. “It pulls information primarily from a Cook Inlet beluga whale
Observation group launches info hub on Cook Inlet beluga whales
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
for many years. “It pulls information primarily from a Cook Inlet beluga whale siting database that was funded by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) that integrates about 10 years of their aerial surveys of beluga whales as well as... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Off Deadline: In a case of good timing, Palo Alto may staff Cooley nature centerLands Commission, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protectio
Off Deadline: In a case of good timing, Palo Alto may staff Cooley nature center
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Lands Commission, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Coast Guard. Aiken is optimistic about both the approvals for the Lucy Evans... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Feds to fishermen: no red snapper in 2016-- For the second year in a row, fishermen won't be able to catch red snapper o
Feds to fishermen: no red snapper in 2016
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
-- For the second year in a row, fishermen won't be able to catch red snapper off North Carolina's coast. On Thursday the�National Marine Fisheries Service announced the commercial and recreational red snapper seasons would remain closed in 2016.... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Finding Nemo’ wasn’t so entertaining for real clownfish — now conservationists worry about ‘Finding Dory’with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has led to the Center f
‘Finding Nemo’ wasn’t so entertaining for real clownfish — now conservationists worry about ‘Finding Dory’
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species List, the Los Angeles Times reported in... Read more
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Everett Herald
After 'Nemo,' conservationists now worry about 'Dory'with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Cent
After 'Nemo,' conservationists now worry about 'Dory'
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species List, the Los Angeles Times reported in 2012.Of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concernswith rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Cent
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concerns
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species List, the Los Angeles Times reported in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concernswith rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Cent
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concerns
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species List, the Los Angeles Times reported in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
STANISLAUS RIVERto the release of an additional 500,000 plus acre feet of water since 2011 for
STANISLAUS RIVER
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
to the release of an additional 500,000 plus acre feet of water since 2011 for fish. That decision was made based on a 2009 National Marine Fisheries Service biological opinion that the SSJID and OID contend — and federal courts concur — is not... Read more
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Crosscut
Judge: Failed salmon restoration has cost billionsfresh detail about climate change. A week after the decision, a spokesman for
Judge: Failed salmon restoration has cost billions
Crosscut / Posted 10 days ago
fresh detail about climate change. A week after the decision, a spokesman for the losing party, NOAA Fisheries (aka the National Marine Fisheries Service), declined to comment on it. He said federal agencies at the regional and national levels... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Sea turtles & balloons1970s. The power company says it could still take two more years for the grates
Sea turtles & balloons
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 14 days ago
1970s. The power company says it could still take two more years for the grates to be tested and installed. Meanwhile, the National Marine Fisheries Service just issued new quotas for “accidental” kills. The new quota is 1,143 turtles, which is... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Agency: Dolphins' cause of death unclear, human role likelyafter Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected b
Agency: Dolphins' cause of death unclear, human role likely
Hawaii News Now / Posted 14 days ago
after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service says experts weren't able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern... Read more
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ABC News
Agency: Dolphins' Cause of Death Unclear, Human Role Likelyafter Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected b
Agency: Dolphins' Cause of Death Unclear, Human Role Likely
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service said experts weren't able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Agency: Dolphins' cause of death unclear, human role likelyafter Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected b
Agency: Dolphins' cause of death unclear, human role likely
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service said experts weren't able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern... Read more
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Salon.com
Agency: Dolphins’ cause of death unclear, human role likelyafter Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected b
Agency: Dolphins’ cause of death unclear, human role likely
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event. The report by the National Marine Fisheries Service says experts weren’t able to determine what caused the death of the animals in Southern... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasonsto head both the sport and tribal fishing seasons could be saved and the proces
State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasons
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
to head both the sport and tribal fishing seasons could be saved and the process to get those seasons approved through the National Marine Fisheries Service will move much faster. On May 4, 20 sport anglers gathered to protest a Swinomish tribal... Read more
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Juneau Empire
New Bradley Lake project crawls toward federal OKwere not adequate to protect juvenile life stages of coho salmon in all part of
New Bradley Lake project crawls toward federal OK
Juneau Empire / Posted 16 days ago
were not adequate to protect juvenile life stages of coho salmon in all part of the stream, according to research by the National Marine Fisheries Service. NMFS recommends that an annual overall 85 percent of the flow at the point of diversion... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Groups seek ocean blasting banand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorising them to harass or har
Groups seek ocean blasting ban
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorising them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 18 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Groups seek ban on ocean sound blasting as Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or har
Groups seek ban on ocean sound blasting as Atlantic test looms
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. New Jersey’s two Democratic US senators, Bob Menendez and... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomscompanies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or se
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
companies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or seriously harming marine animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service has to grant permits allowing the companies to disturb marine life during the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
Savannah Morning News / Posted 18 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomscompanies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or se
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
companies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or seriously harming marine animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service has to grant permits allowing the companies to disturb marine life during the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
Naples Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomscompanies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or se
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 19 days ago
companies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or seriously harming marine animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service has to grant permits allowing the companies to disturb marine life during the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomscompanies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or se
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
companies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or seriously harming marine animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service has to grant permits allowing the companies to disturb marine life during the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomscompanies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or se
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
companies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or seriously harming marine animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service has to grant permits allowing the companies to disturb marine life during the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomscompanies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or se
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
companies say there is no scientific evidence of their operations killing or seriously harming marine animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service has to grant permits allowing the companies to disturb marine life during the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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Salon.com
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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Island Packet
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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ABC News
Ocean Blasting: Groups Seek Ban as Big Atlantic Test Loomsand Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm
Ocean Blasting: Groups Seek Ban as Big Atlantic Test Looms
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
and Florida. Their main obstacle is a permit authorizing them to harass or harm marine animals while doing the work. The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering the applications. Environmentalists say the noise and shock waves from the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Puget Sound salmon fishing effectively closed after stalemate between state and tribal fisheries— allows tribal fishermen three two-day openings in May. Another protest Thurs
Puget Sound salmon fishing effectively closed after stalemate between state and tribal fisheries
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
— allows tribal fishermen three two-day openings in May. Another protest Thursday at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/National Marine Fisheries Service Office in Lacey drew a crowd of 100 protesters waving placards emblazoned with “Equality,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Court Hearing Will Focus on EPA's Failure to Protect Nation's Endangered Wildlife From Pesticidesto determine whether the pesticides will harm protected wildlife. This failure
Court Hearing Will Focus on EPA's Failure to Protect Nation's Endangered Wildlife From Pesticides
CommonDreams.org / Posted 21 days ago
to determine whether the pesticides will harm protected wildlife. This failure prevents the Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service from fully evaluating pesticide risks and from restricting pesticide uses known to be... Read more
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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 25 days ago
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 26 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 27 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 27 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 29 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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