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12 LAPPs are in operation as of November 30, 2008. Bering Sea Groundfish (non-Pollock) Cooperatives was added during FY 2008. Following a one-year delay due to the FY 2008 enacted funding level, the program is on track to meet the goal in 2011 provided that requested funding is enacted for FY 2009-11. NMFS staff developed proposed revisions to the guidelines for National Standard 1, which will provide guidance on how to comply with new annual catch limit and accountability measure requirements. The proposed rule to revise the National Standard 1 guidelines was published in the Federal Register on June 9, 2008 and the public ...
charts seas and skies, guides the use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and conducts research to improve understanding and stewardship of the environment . In addition to its civilian employees, NOAA research and operations are supported by 300 uniformed service members who make up the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps . The current Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere at the Department of Commerce , and the agency's Administrator, is Dr. Jane Lubchenco , nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate on March 19, 2009.
The National Marine Fisheries Service accepts black sea bass ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued an emergency order on Tuesday that accepts recommendations for black sea bass increases by the Mid-Atlantic Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee. As a result, the TAC (Total Allowable Catch) is increased from 2.71 million pounds to 4.5 million pounds. After deducting discards, the TAL (Total Allowable Landings) increases from 2.3 million pounds to 3.7 million pounds. Sea bass regulations approved by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) provide a season from May 22 to Sept. 12, with a 12½-inch minimum and a bag limit of 25. It’s ... market research, surveys and trends
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By the Numbers: Saltwater Fishing Facts and Figures - By the Numbers
National Marine Fisheries Service. All data and statistics included in this report are .... 475 million fish caught 55 percent of fish caught released alive ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fisheries of the United States, 2005
Percent Rank Species. U.S. Dollars Percent. 1. Pollock. 3524.9 million. 37. 1 Lobsters 436.9 million 11 .... National Marine Fisheries Service - F/ST1 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Shrimp boats are blamed anew in turtle deaths
GALVESTON — Shrimp trawlers are killing several endangered species in unacceptable numbers, triggering a federal review process that could lead to more restrictions on the struggling shrimping industry, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Houston Chronicle obtained an internal memo sent to Roy Crabtree, regional administrator of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service, that says a re-evaluation of the effects of shrimping shows harm to the smalltooth sawfish, Gulf sturgeon and sea turtles. Among NOAA findings that potentially spell trouble for the shrimping industry is an incident in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Comment period extended on Steller biological opinion
Officials with NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service said today they are extending for a week the public comment period for the draft 2010 Groundfish Biological Opinion, released earlier this month. The initial deadline for public comment was Friday of this week. The public comment period is now extended through Sept. 3. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council held a special meeting last week in Anchorage to review the draft biological opinion and associated analyses, including the Environmental Assessment/Regulatory Impact Review. During that session, the council received numerous requests to extend the deadline ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


SURTASS LFA Final Report (2007)
Under the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Regulations for the Taking of Marine. Mammals Incidental to Navy Operations of Surveillance Towed Array ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Region
The Alaska Region of NOAA Fisheries oversees sustainable fisheries that produce about half the fish caught in US waters, with responsibilities covering 842,000 square nautical miles off Alaska. The Alaska Region also works to ensure the viability of protected species—principally marine mammals—and to protect and enhance Alaska's marine habitat. Notice of a proposed information collection for the incidental take of marine mammals by specified activities (other than commercial fishing). Comment period through July 13, 2010. Notice of a proposed information collection for the Marine Mammal Stranding Report/Marine ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
New York State Salt Marsh Restoration and Monitoring - NOAA ...
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). This research and applied science ... Commerce, through the NMFS, established procedures to ensure that federal ...
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Why is the National Marine Fisheries Service an important agency ...
"NOAA Fisheries Service is dedicated to the stewardship of living marine resources through science-based conservation and management, and the promotion of healthy ecosystems. As a steward, NOAA Fisheries Service conserves, protects, and manages living marine resources in a way that ensures their continuation as functioning components of marine ecosystems, affords economic opportunities, and enhances the quality of life for the American public." 2 years ago There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . No other answers.
Google Answers: Blue Whale versus the Blue Dolphin or Dolphin.
Hi fina54-ga, The short answer to your question is that both the Blue Whale and the Dolphin (and anything else that lives in the sea) require protection of its habitat. In this regard, any measures that protect our seas will have a positive effect in saving these marine mammals Specifically, the Blue Whale is an endangered species and is being protected by the Endangered Species Act and a worldwide moratorium on hunting that has been in effect since 1966. It is not known if populations are declining or growing. More research needs to be done, but the goal at this time is to prevent a renewal of hunting which is the main ...