Effective management of the marine natural resources under NOAA’s stewardship depends on effective enforcement
of adopted management measures. In 2017, NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) continued to play a critical role
in supporting the NOAA
The Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s current Science Plan (AFSC Science Plan 2.0, July 2016) defines our vision, goals, and objectives. The AFSC Priorities and Annual Guidance Memorandum for FY2017 (referred to as our AGM) provided considerable detail
The Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) conducts the research to support NOAA Fisheries’ stewardship mission on living marine resources and their habitats in the coastal oceans of Alaska and in the communities that rely on those resources. This region
National Marine Fisheries Service. 2017. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO-170, 247p.
Fisheries Economics of the United States (FEUS) provides a detailed look at the economic performance of commercial and recreational fisheries and
Report to Congress on the Disclosure of Financial Interest and Recusal Requirements for Regional Fishery Management Councils and Scientific and Statistical Committees and on Apportionment of Membership for Regional Fishery Management Councils.
NOAA Fisheries is pleased to present the 2016 Report to Congress on the Status of U.S. Fisheries as managed under the science-based framework of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
This publication is the annual National Marine Fisheries Service yearbook of fishery statistics for the United States for 2016. The report provides data on U.S. recreational catch and commercial fisheries landings and value as well as other aspects of U.S