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Press Releases and Media Advisories

2013

11/19/2013
NOAA unveils two new smartphone apps to help marine mammals
11/14/2013
NOAA announces regulations to protect marine mammals during Navy training and testing in Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
11/13/2013
NOAA Fisheries reminds boaters, right whales are on the move
11/13/2013
NOAA Fisheries sponsors 5th annual right whale festival
08/20/2013
NOAA seeks comments on Atlantic bluefin tuna management proposals
07/10/2013
NOAA predicts below-average season for commercial harvest of brown shrimp in western Gulf of Mexico
06/21/2013
NOAA releases 141 Florida loggerhead sea turtles into the wild
06/20/2013
Commerce announces 2013 regional fishery council appointments
06/10/2013
Wild dolphin conservation program welcomes two new participants on the West Coast of Florida
06/05/2013
NOAA proposal extends rule reducing risk of whale ship strikes along U.S. East Coast
05/30/2013
Black Sea Bass Catch Limits Set to More than Double in 2013
04/05/2013
NOAA’s Fisheries Service seeks comments on proposal to list scalloped hammerhead sharks under Endangered Species Act
03/22/2013
NOAA sponsors 6th annual Ocean Discovery Day
01/28/2013
NOAA seeks comment on regulations to protect marine mammals during Navy training and testing in Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

2012

11/30/2012
NOAA proposes listing 66 reef-building coral species under the Endangered Species Act
11/27/2012
New data prompts NOAA Fisheries to withdraw proposed rule to require turtle excluder devices in certain shrimp trawls
11/14/2012
NOAA Fisheries alerts boaters, right whales are on the move
10/31/2012
NOAA sponsors fourth annual right whale festival
10/18/2012
NOAA encourages calls to report and monitor entangled, diseased dolphin in southwest Florida
09/25/2012
NOAA seeks information on dead dolphin found on Elmer's Island, Louisiana
09/14/2012
NOAA scientists now know more about extent of the lionfish invasion in the Florida Keys
08/27/2012
NOAA briefly opens red snapper fishing in South Atlantic
08/22/2012
Humans feeding and interacting with wild dolphins leads to injuries and federal prosecutions in southeast U.S.
07/06/2012
NOAA predicts above-average season for commercial harvest of brown shrimp in western Gulf of Mexico
06/25/2012
U.S. Commerce Department announces 2012 regional fishery council appointments
05/29/2012
NOAA increases Gulf of Mexico red snapper catch limit
05/09/2012
Public comment period begins for court ordered NOAA proposal designed to protect sea turtles from certain trawling activities
03/14/2012
NOAA Sponsors 5th Annual Ocean Discovery Day
01/25/2012
NOAA unveils improved way to estimate saltwater recreational fishing

2011

12/06/2011
NOAA releases regional saltwater recreational fishing plans,designed to improve fishing, stewardship and science
11/17/2011
NOAA Fisheries Service to Sponsor International Marine Mammal Conference
11/14/2011
NOAA sponsors third annual right whale festival
11/09/2011
NOAA Fisheries Service advises mariners, right whales are on the move
10/28/2011
NOAA increases Gulf Red Grouper catch limits by more than one million pounds
09/22/2011
Agencies partner to help save endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles
09/20/2011
Bottlenose Dolphin Dies After Numerous Entanglements
09/16/2011
NOAA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service revise loggerhead sea turtle listing Changes will help guide conservation efforts
07/25/2011
Florida Marine Fisheries Law Enforcement Veteran to Lead NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement
07/06/2011
Wild dolphin conservation program expands along Florida's west coast
06/24/2011
NOAA steps up effort to address sea turtle mortality, seeks public input
06/09/2011
Commerce and NOAA release national aquaculture policies to increase domestic seafood production, create sustainable jobs, and restore marine habitats
06/02/2011
Commerce Announces 2011 Regional Fishery Council Appointments
04/19/2011
NOAA: All federal waters of the Gulf once closed to fishing due to spill now open
03/29/2011
NOAA Releases Marine Etiquette Video for Visitors to the U.S. Caribbean
02/01/2011
NOAA Reopens More Than 4,000 Square Miles of Gulf Waters to Royal Red Shrimping

2010

12/31/2010
NOAA and Partners Assist Entangled Right Whale off East Coast of Florida
12/29/2010
NOAA Establishes Annual Catch Limits for Some South Atlantic Snappers and Groupers
12/22/2010
NOAA, Partners: Growing Hypoxic Zones Reduce Habitat for Billfish and Tuna
12/03/2010
NOAA Extends Fishing Ban for South Atlantic Red Snapper
12/03/2010
Wild Dolphin Stewardship Program Welcomes New Florida Keys Tour Operator
11/30/2010
NOAA Announces Fishing Rules to Protect Gulf of Mexico Gag and Red Grouper
11/24/2010
NOAA Closes 4,200 Square Miles of Gulf Waters to Royal Red Shrimping
11/24/2010
NOAA Expedition Explores Previously Uncharted Deep-sea Coral Reefs off Florida
11/15/2010
NOAA Reopens More Than 8,000 Square Miles in the Gulf of Mexico to Fishing
11/10/2010
Heightened Mariner Awareness Requested During Right Whale Birthing Season
11/03/2010
Wild Dolphin Conservation Program Expands along Florida's West Coast
11/03/2010
Scientists Launch Investigation into Dolphin Strandings near Jacksonville, FL
09/27/2010
NOAA Strategy for Future Reopenings
09/21/2010
NOAA Reopens Nearly 8,000 Square Miles in the Gulf of Mexico to Fishing
09/21/2010
NOAA Reopens Gulf Recreational Red Snapper Season Allowing Anglers to Catch Remaining Quota
09/02/2010
NOAA Reopens More than 5,000 Square Miles in the Gulf to Fishing
08/18/2010
Scientists Release the First Rescued, Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Back into the Gulf
08/10/2010
NOAA Reopens More than 5,000 Square Miles of Closed Gulf Fishing Area
07/22/2010
NOAA to Re-open One-Third of Closed Gulf Fishing Area
07/14/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
07/08/2010
Protecting Wild Dolphins During the Gulf Oil Spill
07/01/2010
NOAA and University Scientists Launch Research Cruise to Determine Effects of Oil Spill on Endangered Whales
06/29/2010
NOAA, FDA, and Gulf Coast State Officials Affirm Commitment to Ensuring Safety of Gulf Coast Seafood
06/28/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
06/21/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
06/16/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
06/07/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
06/04/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
06/02/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
06/01/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
05/31/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
05/25/2010
NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico
05/18/2010
NOAA Extends Fishing Closed Area to Portion of Loop Current as Precaution
05/10/2010
Reminder of Areas in the Gulf of Mexico Closed to Fishing Due to the BP Oil Spill
05/07/2010
NOAA Expands Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in Oil-Affected Portion of Gulf of Mexico
05/02/2010
NOAA Closes Commercial and Recreational Fishing in Oil-Affected Portion of Gulf of Mexico

2009

12/29/2009
National Saltwater Angler Registry Opens on New Year’s Day
10/26/2009
NOAA and FDA to Combine Resources on Seafood Inspection - Arrangement to share information will improve food safety
09/21/2009
NOAA Scientists Catch Rare Giant Squid
09/21/2009
Photo of Giant Squid (10MB file)
09/21/2009
Photo of Giant Squid with Team (5MB file)
09/04/2009
NOAA’s Fisheries Service Cracks Down on Charter Boat Companies Operating Illegally
09/03/2009
NOAA to Pursue National Policy for Sustainable Marine Aquaculture
09/01/2009
NOAA Increases Protection for Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish Habitat
08/31/2009
NOAA Announces New Catch Share Program in Gulf of Mexico
08/05/2009
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Florida Students Team With Federal, State Agencies To Study Coral Reefs
07/23/2009
NOAA Celebrates Louisiana Wetlands Restoration
04/29/2009
NOAA Announces Emergency Rule to Protect ‘Threatened’ Sea Turtles
03/11/2009
“Don’t Feed Wild Dolphins” Says New Public Service Announcement Illegal feeding harms both animals and humans
03/10/2009
Scientists Successfully Sedate Entangled Right Whale – A Worldwide First!
03/05/2009
NOAA and Partners Recognize Newest Business to Join Dolphin SMART Program
02/12/2009
Crews Work to Free Another Right Whale From Entangling Ropes Three Whales are Rescued, But Two Still Endangered
01/16/2009
Agencies Issue Revised Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Loggerhead Sea Turtle
01/13/2009
NOAA Establishes Eight Marine Protected Areas to Provide Safe Havens for Deep-Water Fish

2008

12/27/2008
NOAA and Partners Attempt Disentanglement of Right Whale off Florida
12/04/2008
NOAA Charges Florida Dive Charter Businesses for Fishing Without Federal Permits
11/12/2008
NOAA Advises Mariners to Watch for Migrating Right Whales
10/28/2008
NOAA Issues Stronger Protections for Elkhorn and Staghorn Corals in Southeast United States
10/08/2008
Ship Strike Reduction Rule Aims to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales
08/25/2008
NOAA Files Final Environmental Impact Statement on Ship Strike Reduction Measures Agency Seeks to Slow Ships to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales
08/25/2008
Final Environmental Impact Statement on Ship Strike Reduction Rule Is Filed (Media Advisory)
06/06/2008
NOAA Confirms Caribbean Monk Seal Extinct
06/03/2008
NOAA Teams Up With Local Experts to Restore Alabama Shorelines
05/20/2008
NOAA Honors Shrimp Fishermen for Pioneering Turtle-Saving and Fuel-Saving Gear
05/20/2008
NOAA Honors U.S.-Mexico Program for Restoring Sea Turtles
05/20/2008
NOAA Honors Texas Leader in Fisheries Management Posthumously
05/20/2008
Photo of Ralph Rayburn
05/20/2008
NOAA Honors Florida Sea Grant Agent for Empowering Fishermen
05/20/2008
Photo of Doug Gregory
05/20/2008
NOAA to Honor National Leaders in Sustainable Fisheries
04/17/2008
NOAA’s Fisheries Service Outlines Measures to Prevent Overfishing of Sandbar and Other Sharks
04/10/2008
NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Navy's Request for Marine Mammal Permit During New Ship Test
04/08/2008
NOAA Invests Record Funding to Clean Up Miami’s Biscayne Bay
02/11/2008
NOAA Names Balsiger Acting Director for National Marine Fisheries Service