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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

2016 USA Seafood Landings


2016 commercial seafood landings (edible and industrial) by U.S. fishermen at ports in the 50 states totaled 9.6 billion pounds, valued at $5.3 billion, according to NOAA Fisheries’ Fisheries of the United States,... READ MORE