NOAA Seeking Comment for Proposed Regulation of Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing

October 20, 2023 Jacob Dye, Peninsula Clarion

Public comment is being sought by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries on a proposed rule that would implement federal management on commercial and recreational salmon fishing in the Cook Inlet Exclusive Economic Zone. That area has previously been subject to state regulation with the rest of Cook Inlet.

Prices for Landed Shrimp Remained at Historic Lows in February

Last Thursday, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic for February 2023.

Al Roker Showcases Aquaculture as a Climate Solution

April 24, 2023 NOAA

Al Roker and his team visited aquaculture efforts in California and Connecticut to learn firsthand how aquaculture can support working waterfronts, local businesses, and the coastal economy, all of which are threatened by climate change.

New Emergency Rule Bans Fishermen From Parts of Massachusetts Bay for 3 Months

February 1, 2023 Eli Curwin,

An emergency rule from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or (NOAA) will prohibit fishermen from parts of Massachusetts Bay, the administration announced Tuesday.

NOAA Follows Fishery Council, Rejects Emergency Action to Bar Fishing in Crab Protection Area

January 24, 2023 Yereth Rosen, Alaska Beacon

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has rejected a petition from crab fishers to bar all commercial fishing for six months in an area of the Bering Sea designated as a special protective zone for red king crab, which have suffered a population crash.