Effort aims to restore oceanic, highly migratory fish from impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by partnering with fishermen on a voluntary six month break from pelagic longline fishing. Participants also have options to use alternative gear that
Our scientists spend months at sea every year, conducting various scientific surveys to collect vital data on many different marine species.
One such survey is the Bottom Longline Survey conducted by the Southeast Fisheries Science Center and
NOAA Fisheries announces issuance of an exempted fishing permit (EFP) to the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance (CCCFA) to use electronic monitoring (EM) to verify authorized gear use when fishing for, retaining, and possessing bluefin tuna during a