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NOAA Fisheries Releases 2023 Status of Stocks

This report provides a "snapshot in time" of the status of our nation's fisheries at the end of 2023.
Young fish swimming. Juvenile coho salmon. Credit: iStock

River Herring Science in Support of Species Conservation and Ecosystem Restoration

River herring populations are at all-time lows as a consequence of historic dam construction, habitat loss, habitat degradation, and overfishing.
December 22, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Small stripped fish in school against rocky bottom.

Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside Award to Focus on River Herring Catch Reduction

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center, in coordination with the New England Fishery Management Council, announce that one project has been selected for support through the 2019-2021 Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside Program.
April 25, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Atlantic Herring, they are silvery in color, with a bluish or greenish-blue back.

Decades of Dam Removals Help Fish Reach their Homes in Historic Plymouth

Take a virtual walk along Town Brook in Massachusetts to see fish passage projects that have reopened the stream, giving migrating herring and eel new access to restored habitats.
April 22, 2019 - Feature Story ,
River Herring

Electronic Monitoring Tech Applications in the Mid-Water Trawl Herring Fishery

Nichole Rossi discusses her 2018 ICES conference presentation
September 26, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Pile of many small, slim, blue-toned Atlantic herring fish.

NOAA and Partners Blow Up Bloede Dam, Benefitting Maryland Communities and Fisheries

Watch historical dam removal project’s big boom, letting water flow through for the first time in a century, improving community safety and fish migration.
September 14, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Improvements to the Pre-Trip Notification System

Modernizing the Northeast Groundfish Pre-Trip Notification System (PTNS).
March 23, 2018 - Feature Story ,