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2017 Annual ICCAT Meeting


Members from around the world tackled management challenges for tunas, swordfish, and sharks at the 2017 annual meeting of International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), held in Marrakech, Morocco. This... READ MORE

NOAA Fisheries Finance Program Loan Applications


NOAA Fisheries’ Fisheries Finance Program (FFP) is currently accepting loan applications. The FFP can provide long term financing for the cost of construction or reconstruction of fishing vessels, fisheries facilities, and aquaculture facilities,... READ MORE

Atlantic Menhaden FMP Amendment 3


The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) recently approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Menhaden. The Amendment maintains the management program’s current single-species biological reference points until... READ MORE

NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Grants


NOAA Sea Grant has announced 32 research grants totaling $9.3 million for projects around the U.S. to further develop the nation’s marine and coastal aquaculture industry. The grants were awarded through two competitions... READ MORE