Three new cooperative research projects announced today will improve understanding of monkfish biology and how to reduce catch of skates in monkfish gillnet gear.
Proposals Due November 6, 2017
NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce, in coordination with the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils, the selection of two cooperative research proposals submitted to the 2016/2017 Monkfish Research Set Aside (RSA) Program.
The 2015/2016 Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) Federal Funding Opportunity is available. The due date for research proposals is November 12, 2014 at 5 pm.
The following summary highlights Council actions and issues considered at the Council's meeting on August 11-14, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Federal Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-NEFSC-2015-2004064 for the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Research Set-Aside is hereby terminated. No proposals will be accepted for fishing season 2015. Any proposals already submitted will be returned immediately.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted during this week’s meeting in Washington, D.C. to suspend the Research Set-Aside (RSA) program in 2015
NOAA Fisheries is extending the deadline for the Federal Funding Opportunity announcement number NOAA-NMFS-NEFSC-2015-2004064 for the Mid-Atlantic Research Set-Aside (RSA) program from Monday, August 11, 2014 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), in coordination with the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils (Councils), has announced 2014/2015 Monkfish RSA Awards.
NMFS, with assistance from the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council), is soliciting proposals that address Mid-Atlantic RSA research priorities. The deadline for submitting proposals/applications is 5 p.m. EDT on Monday, August 11, 2014.
NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center has announced 2014-2015 Scallop Research Set-Aside awards. Click here for a list of projects that received awards.
Federal Funding Opportunity: Monkfish Research Set-Aside Program (January 6 deadline for application)
NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, in cooperation with the Mid-Atlantic and New England fishery management councils, is seeking research proposals to utilize 500 Monkfish Days-at-Sea that have been set-aside through the 2014 Monkfish Research Set-Aside Program.
During the October Council meeting in Philadelphia, PA, the Council addressed a range of issues, including specifications for summer flounder, scup, black sea bass, bluefish, and spiny dogfish. Check out the October Meeting Summary to learn more.
NOAA Fisheries, in coordination with the New England Fishery Management Council, is soliciting Atlantic Sea Scallop research proposals to utilize scallop Total Allowable Catch that has been set-aside through the Atlantic Scallop Research Set-Aside Program. Click here to read the full announcement.
The National Marine Fisheries Service, with assistance from the New England Fishery Management Council (Council), is soliciting proposals for 2014 and 2015 that address Atlantic Herring Research Set-Aside (RSA) research priorities. Proposals must be received by 5 p.m., July 22, 2013.
NOAA Fisheries has announced the recipients of the 2013 Monkfish Research Set-Aside awards. Read more...
Fourteen research projects have been selected to receive 2013 Atlantic Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) awards. Read the full announcement.