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New boat guidelines near glacial fjords

NOAA Fisheries has published updated guidelines for marine vessels entering tidewater...and apply to all types of vessels, including small ones like kayaks. NOAA Fisheries and partners will moitor the habitats to determine if the voluntary...
A Whale of a Tangle

...dorsal fine, and a green buoy on its left flank.NOAA Fisheries received a report Aug. 4 of a humpback whale with...netting, between her blowhole and dorsal fin.Though NOAA Fisheries entanglement experts launch as soon as they can to...
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Further investigation planned in whale deaths in Alaska

...western Gulf of Alaska since May.NOAA Fisheries declared the deaths an "unusual...been determined.Teri Rowles is NOAA Fisheries' marine mammal health and stranding...and that the investigations by NOAA Fisheries and partner agencies will provide...
Halibut commission seeks applicants

NOAA Fisheries has extended the nomination period for candidates to fill two U.S. seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commission. The...
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...
NOAA to host Ted Stevens Day open house Ted Stevens Day. This year's Ted Stevens Day falls on July 25.NOAA scientists will lead guided tours at the NOAA Fisheries open house. The event will also feature exhibits on research projects at the lab, touch tanks, an appearance by...
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.
Groundfish fisheries slow to avoid king salmon bycatch

...incidental catch of prohibited king salmon and halibut, a NOAA Fisheries manager said. Participants in the federal groundfish...pollock, said Josh Keaton, inseason manager for NOAA Fisheries. "They don't want a repeat of 2007, when they...


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