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MRIP Releases FY 2019 Implementation Plan Update

The Marine Recreational Information Program has outlined the goals it achieved in 2018 and the priorities it has set for 2019.
April 17, 2019 - Feature Story ,

NOAA Fisheries Lab Helps Shellfish Growers Become Citizen Scientists

NOAA Fisheries staff from the Milford Laboratory in Connecticut have created a Citizen Science Guide to help growers capture high quality underwater footage of aquaculture gear.
April 12, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Still from GoPro footage of two fish swimming around and through an aquaculture oyster cage. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

NOAA Fisheries Certifies Florida’s Gulf Reef Fish Survey Design

The Gulf Reef Fish Survey produces private boat catch estimates for a suite of reef fish species, and will supplement the general surveys managed by the Marine Recreational Information Program.
April 11, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Greater amberjack caught on Florida's Oriskany Reef. Photo by Amanda Nalley/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

NOAA Lists Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s Whales as Endangered

Critically low population estimated at less than 100 individuals.
April 09, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Young Dolphin Returned to Wild After Suffering Injuries from Fishing Line

For the second time in three weeks a young dolphin is swimming free of fishing line, thanks to the efforts of a rescue team made up of partner organizations along Florida’s west coast.
April 01, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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NOAA Seeks to Improve Fish Passage through 2018 Program Review

NOAA Fisheries has released the results of an independent panel review of NOAA’s fish passage activities.
March 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Fish leap up stream

All Hands on Deck for a Wayward Gray Seal Pup

Marine mammal responders aid lost gray seal pup in making its way north.
March 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Women in Science: Leaders in Electronic Technologies

Electronic monitoring and electronic reporting technologies are being developed to support science-based management decisions in commercial and recreational fisheries across the country.
March 27, 2019 - Feature Story ,
NOAA's women leaders in electronic technologies.

NOAA, BOEM, Fishing Industry Sign New Memorandum of Understanding

Responsible wind energy development underpins new agreement for Northeast U.S. waters.
March 26, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Point Judith fishing port

Dead Seabirds Do Tell Tales: How Fishery Observers Help Provide Data for Seabird Management

NOAA’s National Seabird Program works with the nonprofit organization Oikonos to conduct seabird necropsies.
March 25, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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