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NOAA seeks information on dead Steller sea lions

NOAA Fisheries received a report of several dead Steller sea lions on a beach near Cordova, Alaska on June 1. With operational assistance from...
Juneau Whale Watch pays $11,907 fine for pestering whales in 2013

...through training programs and education. The public can report irresponsible activity around whales by calling the NOAA fisheries enforcement hotline at 1-800-853-1964.Editor's note: The headline to this article has been updated to reflect...
NOAA seeks comment on marine mammal protections

...contribute in-kind services to NOAA Fisheries if the agency has to conduct a...component that requires the Navy and NOAA Fisheries to meet yearly to discuss new...monitoring measures are appropriate. NOAA Fisheries and the Navy have worked to develop...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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