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2017 Maine Commercial Fishing Landings


Maine commercial fishermen once again landed more than a half-billion dollars’ worth of marine resources in 2017. At $569,173,089, the total value stands as the fourth highest ever and marks only the sixth... READ MORE

Mariners Jobs Available on NOAA Ships


The NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) has current openings for people qualified as wage mariners for jobs as able-bodied seamen, fishermen, and general vessel assistants. NOAA’s ships provide a wide... READ MORE

South Atlantic Fish – Shrimp Kills


In January, unusually cold weather caused water temperatures to plummet along coastal South Carolina and Georgia. The sustained cold water temperatures resulted in fish kills and die offs of white shrimp, a valuable... READ MORE