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Compliance Guide for Commercial Fishermen off Washington, Oregon, and California

A plain language guide to the changes in West Coast closed areas resulting…
December 16, 2019 - Policy and Guidance ,
Tuna vessel Midori

Sustainable Fisheries

U.S. fisheries are big business, providing jobs and recreation and keeping our coastal communities vibrant. In fact, the United States is a global leader in responsibly managed fisheries and sustainable seafood. Working closely with commercial,…
October 22, 2018 - Sustainable Fisheries

Sustainable Fisheries in Alaska

Alaska produces about 60 percent of seafood harvested domestically in the…
Westward Seafoods in Unalaska, Alaska

The Best Laid Plans: Bigeye Quotas, Collective Action, and a Diverse Longline Fleet

Managing bigeye tuna in the Pacific is easy, right? Just estimate how many…
May 22, 2018 - Research ,
Hawai‘i longline vessels tied up to the docks at Pier 38 in Honolulu, Hawai‘i

Agency's Latest Status of Stocks Report Shows More Progress Rebuilding Fish Stocks

A message from Chris Oliver, head of NOAA Fisheries.
May 17, 2018 - Leadership Message ,
Bocaccio rockfish

Partnerships and Collaboration

Marine fisheries data collection, reporting, analysis, and management are…

Fisheries Information System Program

With increasing pressure on our oceans, there is a constant need for data that supports sound science and effective stewardship of our living marine resources. The Fisheries Information System program meets this need by working collaboratively with…

Crossing Disciplines

Marine fisheries data collection, reporting, analysis and management are…

Explore Top 5 Stories, Photos, and Videos of 2017

Discover our most popular stories, photos, and videos of the year.
December 11, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Survey diver record information on reef fish species

NOAA Fisheries Develops List of Foreign Fisheries to Help Evaluate Scope of Marine Mammal Bycatch

Taking steps to addressing marine mammal bycatch in commercial fishing…
November 14, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Humpback entanglement