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Letter: Port shuns fishing fleet

Gary Marincovich re: Port of Astoria
Open letter to the Astoria Port Commissioners: I am a career professional commercial fisherman. I just purchased my 59th Oregon commercial fishing license. I have lived in this community all my life and paid property taxes, state taxes and licensing fees in this state and community for the last 55 years….

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FishNews – April 5, 2017 – TurtleCam, Milford Lab Green Rooms, Dusky Shark Rule, MRIP Strategic Plan, and More

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Species Recovery Grants Support TurtleCam Research

Milford’s Green Rooms Grow Microalgae for Shellfish

NOAA Announces Final Rule for Dusky Sharks

Office of Law Enforcement 2016 Annual Report

MRIP Seeks Comments on New Strategic Plan

Meet April’s Monk Seal of the Month

Pacific Islands

Coral Research Expedition to Pacific Remote Islands 

Southeast

Ugly Algae Lurks in Biscayne Bay 

South Atlantic Council Seeks Scientific Advisors

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