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Share the Shore with Seals in New England/Mid-Atlantic

Seals are a common sight throughout New England and Mid-Atlantic Region. It is important for beach goers to share the shore with seals so everyone can enjoy the shore in a natural and safe way.

Hawaiian Monk Seal With Several Ingested Hooks Returned to Wild

NOAA Fisheries calls on shoreline fishermen to help prevent monk seal hookings.
October 19, 2018 - Feature Story ,
A fisherman demonstrates responsible fishing by keeping his line up until the seal swims away

Nearshore Fisheries and Interactions with Hawaiian Monk Seals

Learn best practices for reducing injuries to monk seals when spearfishing, shorecasting, and gillnet fishing.

Exploring Ecosystem Dynamics to Explain Trends in Hawaiian Monk Seal Populations

Why are the numbers of Hawaiian monk seals decreasing in certain locations while they stay stable in others? What drives their population trends? Is it changes in plankton abundance, prey availability, predators, or something else? Using an ecosystem
November 03, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Hawaiian monk seal explores coral reefs at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Biological and Conference Opinion on the Issuance of Permit No. 20465 to NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center Marine Mammal Laboratory for Research on Cetaceans

The proposed Permit No. 20465 being considered in this opinion is a renewal of MML’s most recent Permit No. 14245.
May 10, 2017 - Biological Opinion ,

Pinniped and Cetacean Oil Spill Response Guidelines

When oil spills occur in the marine environment, many species of wildlife in that ecosystem may be either directly or indirectly impacted. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-52
December 01, 2015 - Policy and Guidance ,

Recovery Plan for the Hawaiian Monk Seal

The goal of this revised recovery plan, published in 2007, is to assure the long-term viability of the Hawaiian monk seal in the wild, allowing initially for reclassification to threatened status and, ultimately, removal from the List of Endangered and
August 22, 2007 - Recovery Plan ,