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NOAA seeks public comment on whale listing

NOAA Fisheries is holding a public meeting on the proposed revision of the humpback whale listing status under the Endangered Species Act.Under...
Species in the Spotlight helps endangered species

...assistant NOAA administrator for NOAA Fisheries. "For some of these May. Throughout the year, NOAA Fisheries will collaborate with public and...also released today, summarizes NOAA Fisheries' efforts to recover all threatened...
NOAA Fisheries seeks delay in ice seal decision

...populations of bearded seals. NOAA Fisheries also will begin a new status review...deadlines, sued to force a decision.NOAA Fisheries a year ago proposed listing decision was due Saturday. NOAA Fisheries spokeswoman Julie Speegle said...
NOAA fisheries center clears final funding hurdle

...set aside $21.1 million. The final version irons out the difference, providing the full $21.1 million. The NOAA fisheries center will be part of a complex designed to include a new University of Alaska fisheries and ocean sciences building...
Humpbacks on rebound as agency mulls lift

...commercial whaling in 1966, said Angela Somma, chief of NOAA Fisheries endangered species division.According to the International...would remain listed as endangered.Marta Nammack, NOAA Fisheries' national Endangered Species Act listing coordinator...
Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...member of the International Whaling Commission, which banned commercial whaling in 1966, said Angela Somma, chief of NOAA Fisheries' endangered species division.There are only a few places in the world that still allow hunting of humpback whales...
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...chinook quotas this week, though their website states "the news is good, with strong stocks up and down the coast."NOAA Fisheries Science Center's predictions are a little more muted, saying warm waters out in the Gulf of Alaska could negatively...
Sport charter halibut permit application deadline nears

JUNEAU - NOAA Fisheries would like to remind sport charter...Jim Balsiger, administrator of NOAA Fisheries' Alaska Region, said. Staff with the Alaska Region of NOAA Fisheries have sent application packets with...
JDHS graduate recognized as NOAA employee of the year

...Thursday, May 7, recognized as a NOAA Fisheries Service Employee of the Year...committee to design a Web site for NOAA Fisheries that will be implemented in 2009...tie to other NOAA elements and NOAA Fisheries constituents.
NOAA warns of warmer, less productive Pacific California and starving seabirds off Oregon and Washington may mark a large-scale shift in the Pacific Ocean. NOAA fisheries say the trend is to much warmer and less productive waters.A warming that began last year off Southern California...


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