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Pacific Halibut season to open March 15 in Alaska

NOAA announces 2019 charter and commercial halibut management measures
03/21/2019 - Media Release ,

United States and Canada Reach New Agreement on Coast Wide Pacific Halibut Quota

Statement from Chris Oliver, Administrator for NOAA Fisheries and U.S. Commissioner to the International Pacific Halibut Commission
02/04/2019 - Media Release

NOAA Fisheries Fines French Cruise Company for Harassment of Fur Seals near Alaska’s Pribilof Islands

Agency is working with cruise company to improve compliance with U.S. marine mammal laws
03/21/2019 - Media Release ,
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With an Unprecedented Number of Right Whale Deaths Since 2017, Watching for Migrating Right Whales is More Important Than Ever

NOAA and partners ask the public to give whales space during annual pilgrimage south.
12/07/2018 - Media Release ,

Fernandina Beach Mayor Declares November “Right Whale Month” in Fernandina Beach

Right whales expected to return to Florida coast in November
11/02/2018 - Media Advisory
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NOAA Sponsors Tenth Annual Right Whale Festival  

All hands on deck! It's more important than ever to raise awareness of North Atlantic right whales
02/11/2019 - Media Advisory ,
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Third North Atlantic Right Whale Mortality of 2018 Confirmed

November 5 Update: Scientists agree that the probable cause of death was a severe acute entanglement.
11/05/2018 - Media Release ,
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Statement on Recent Court Ruling on Aquaculture

NOAA remains committed to expanding sustainable U.S. aquaculture
09/27/2018 - Media Release ,

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Declares Commercial Fishery Disasters for West Coast Salmon and Sardines

Determinations make these fisheries eligible for NOAA Fisheries fishery disaster assistance.
09/25/2018 - Media Release ,
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NOAA Fisheries and partners invite public to help count Cook Inlet beluga whales

Have you ever seen a beluga whale? Local residents and visitors from around the world had their first such experience at last year’s Belugas Count!  This all-day citizen science celebration aims to bring together members of the public to focus on
09/06/2018 - Media Release ,
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