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  • Funding Opportunity Open for 2018 SK Grants

    Funding Opportunity Open for 2018 SK Grants

    Aug 11: NOAA Fisheries publishes the Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) announcing the Call for Pre-proposals and Proposals for FY18 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Program funding.

  • President Honors NOAA Scientists for Research

    President Honors NOAA Scientists for Research

    Jan 13: President Obama honors NOAA early career scientists for innovative research. One NOAA Fisheries biologist and two atmospheric scientists will receive awards.

  • Up to $100M in Restoration Funding Available

    Up to $100M in Restoration Funding Available

    Jan 5: Through this funding opportunity, NOAA seeks to collaborate with non-federal partners to accomplish common restoration goals related to marine and coastal natural resources damaged by hazardous waste, oil spills, and other physical impacts.

  • Year in Review: Top 6 of 2016

    Year in Review: Top 6 of 2016

    Dec 26: What were our top six stories and photos from 2016? See what made the list!

  • New Deep Sea Coral Protection Area in Mid-Atlantic

    New Deep Sea Coral Protection Area in Mid-Atlantic This is the Exit Disclaimer icon

    Dec 14: NOAA Fisheries announces publication of the final rule for the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s action to designate a large offshore protected area for deep sea corals in the Mid-Atlantic.

  • Spotlight on Our Work Internationally

    Spotlight on Our Work Internationally

    Nov 16: Eileen Sobeck shines a spotlight on NOAA Fisheries hands-on work with the stewardship of fisheries, protected marine species, and habitats globally.

  • Priorities & Guidance Doc Sets Course for 2017

    Priorities & Guidance Doc Sets Course for 2017

    Nov 7: NOAA Fisheries Priorities & Annual Guidance for 2017 provides Fisheries’ goals, priorities, and anticipated results for the next year. Our goals and priorities will drive the results and successes we expect to celebrate at the end of 2017.

  • Thom Selected as West Coast Regional Administrator

    Thom Selected as West Coast Regional Administrator

    Sep 6: Today, NOAA announced the selection of Barry Thom as the agency’s next West Coast Regional Administrator. In that role, Barry will lead more than 300 employees in nine offices from Seattle to Southern California.

  • FY17 SK Grants Competition Announced

    FY17 SK Grants Competition Announced

    Jul 22: NOAA Fisheries announces approximately $10 million available to support fisheries projects through the 2017 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant competition.

  • NOAA Releases Deep-Sea Coral Report to Congress

    NOAA Releases Deep-Sea Coral Report to Congress

    Jul 12: Get a quick and fascinating overview of deep-sea coral habitats from the Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program 2016 Report to Congress.

  • Agreement Supports White Abalone Recovery

    Agreement Supports White Abalone Recovery

    Jul 6: The U.S. Navy and NOAA Fisheries signed a historic Memorandum of Agreement to support the recovery of endangered white abalone at Tanner and Cortes Banks and throughout Southern California.

  • 2016 Fishery Management Council Appointments

    2016 Fishery Management Council Appointments

    Jun 27: The Department of Commerce announced today the appointment of members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks.

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