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Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

...Management Council adopted the ban by unanimous vote while meeting in Vancouver, Washington. It now goes to the NOAA Fisheries Service for the development of regulations, which will take several months.Although no West Coast fishing boats are...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...are suspect and premature, at best."Johnstone and co-author Nathan Mantua, a research scientist with the NOAA Fisheries Service in Santa Cruz, California, pointed to the fact that one steep ocean warming period from 1920 to 1940 predates...
Study: Steelhead thrown off by iron

...said lead author Nathan Putman, a researcher at Oregon State University at the time of the study who is now at NOAA Fisheries Service in Miami working on fish migration questions. "We know it has an effect. What is not clear is whether the fish...
NOAA updates right, blue whale recovery plans whales.The Center for Biological Diversity last month gave 60-day notice that it intended to sue over NOAA Fisheries Service's failure to update its recovery plan for right whales. Alaska office director Rebecca Noblin said the Fisheries...
Fish stocks continue on the road to recovery

...director of scientific programs for NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service. Readers may write to him at: NOAA Fisheries Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East West Highway, Silver...
JDHS graduate recognized as NOAA employee of the year

...of Oregon in 1989, and a MPA from University of Wilmington in 2002, was on Thursday, May 7, recognized as a NOAA Fisheries Service Employee of the Year. In 2008, Trollan was project leader for the National Marketing Campaign, which is designed...
Alaska boat's false fishing reports net fines and suspensions

...for falsely reporting where they took halibut and sablefish, and suspended their fishing permits for one year. NOAA Fisheries service levied $18,000 in fines and $241,000 worth of sanctions over the violations connected to five trips the...
Judge OKs more time for salmon plan

...informing him of its plans for improving salmon restoration efforts in the Columbia Basin. Acting on a request by NOAA Fisheries Service, U.S. District Judge James Redden on Monday set a new deadline of Sept. 15 for the agency to tell him its...
NOAA proposes habitat protection for turtles

...affect future development of offshore renewable energy, aquaculture and desalination plants. The proposal by NOAA Fisheries Service Tuesday was prompted by settlement of a lawsuit brought by conservation groups. Those groups expressed frustration...
Where did S.F. Bay's sea lions go? Try Oregon Coast Meanwhile, anchovies have been plentiful in Oregon waters - so plentiful that brown pelicans that normally winter in California are also hanging around, said Bob Emmett, a fisheries biologist for NOAA Fisheries Service in Newport.


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