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FishNews – March 29, 2017 – West Coast Whale Entanglements Summary, Seafood Import Monitoring Compliance Guide, Fisheries Finance Program, and More

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2016 West Coast Whale Entanglements Summary

Seafood Import Monitoring Program Compliance Guide

Fisheries Finance Program Restrictions Lifted 

Tangled Whale Swims Free after Successful Rescue

Alaska

Competition Seeks Better Way to Count Sea Lions

West Coast

Responding to the Oroville Dam Emergency

NOAA Fisheries Delists Canary Rockfish in Puget Sound Based on New Findings

Pacific Islands

Revealing the Unknowns of an Unusual Catch 

Southeast

New Online IFQ Species Identification Guide 

FishNews – March 22, 2017 – Sea Scallop Research, Deeper Views of West Hawaii Reefs, and More

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17 Projects Selected for Scallop Set-Aside Funding

Alaska

Testing New, Voluntary Electronic Monitoring Program

West Coast

Evacuated Salmon Released into Feather River

History of West Coast Groundfish Bottom Trawl Survey

Pacific Islands

Deeper Views of Reefs in West Hawaii 

Southeast

NOAA and Partners Respond to a Boat Grounding in Puerto Rico’s Habitat Focus Area 

Greater Atlantic

Social Vulnerability Indicators May Help Communities Plan for Change

FishNews – March 15, 2017 – Partnerships for Sustainable Seafood, Funding Opportunity for Red Snapper Estimation, Seafood Expo 2017, and More

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Partnerships Are Key to Seafood Sustainability

Funding Available for Red Snapper Estimations

Reminder: Visit Us at Seafood Expo North America 2017

Ocean Acidification Spreading Rapidly in the Arctic

Watch NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer Mission Live

West Coast

Innovative Swordfish Fishing Fetches Higher Prices

Pacific Council Chooses 2017 Salmon Options

Greater Atlantic

NOAA Fisheries Announces 2017 At-Sea Monitoring Levels for Groundfish

Groundfish Days-At-Sea Leasing Deadline Extended

Women’s History Month 2017: Interview

FishNews – March 8, 2017 – Seafood Expo North America 2017, Driftnet Report to Congress, Women’s History Month Profiles, and More

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Seafood Expo North America 2017 –

NOAA Releases 2016 Driftnet Report to Congress

Alaska

Pacific Halibut Season to Open March 11 at Noon

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Year in Review 2016

West Coast

Restoring Predators & Prey Together Speeds Recovery

Milestone Reached in Public Access to Datasets

Women’s History Month Profiles

Hannah Goodale, retired policy analyst/chief of staff at the Regional Office

April Croxton, fishery biologist at the Milford Laboratory

FishNews – March 1, 2017 – New Commerce Secretary, Gulf of Mexico Fish Restoration Project, 50 Years of Sea Grant Research-to-Application Projects, and More

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New U.S. Secretary of Commerce Addresses Department of Commerce Employees

Invasive Species Awareness Week: Focus on Lionfish

Project to Restore Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Underway

NOAA Sea Grant: 50 Years of Research to Application

White Shark Research Permits – Open for Comment

West Coast

NOAA Scientists Show that Taurine Safe for Fish Feed

Southeast

South Atlantic Update Winter 2016 Available 

Greater Atlantic

Going with the Flow: Power and Passage

New Stranding Response Plan for New York

NOAA Declines to List Thorny Skate