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Press Releases and Media Advisories

2014

09/16/2014
NOAA awards $2.7 million to rescue stranded marine mammals and investigate health problems
09/04/2014
NOAA Fisheries files draft recovery plan for elkhorn and staghorn corals
08/27/2014
NOAA lists 20 coral species as threatened under the Endangered Species Act
07/09/2014
NOAA Releases 185 Florida loggerhead sea turtles into the wild
07/01/2014
NOAA predicts below-average season for commercial harvest of brown shrimp in western Gulf of Mexico
06/27/2014
U.S. Commerce Department announces 2014 regional fishery council appointments
04/29/2014
Two new NOAA reports show strong economic gains from fishing, continued improvement in fish stocks
04/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries to develop national policy on recreational fishing
02/26/2014
Florida and Mississippi fisheries to receive more than $17 million in fishery disaster relief funds

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
06/22/2012
NOAA seeks information on dead dolphin found off Dupont Point, Alabama
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