The Government Accountability Office has released a report which examines efforts by the National Marine Fisheries Service and the regional fishery management councils to incorporate climate information into management decisions.
Fishing Partnership Support Services will hold Safety & Survival Training in Montauk and Jones Beach on April 27 and 28th.
April 1, 2016, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth
Woods Hold Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Accepting Requests for Travel Funding for ICES Annual Science Conference
Requests for Travel Funds by new U.S. participants due 15 June 2016. Learn more.
NOAA scientists have released the first multispecies assessment of just how vulnerable U.S. marine fish and invertebrate species are to the effects of climate change.
Monmouth University’s Urban Coast Institute (UCI) will hold its 11th Annual Future of the Ocean Symposium and Champion of the Ocean Awards Luncheon on October 29. The symposium, "A Revolution at Sea: Ocean Exploration, Technology & Discovery," will feature guest speakers and National Ocean Champion Honorees Dr. Sylvia Earl and Terry Garcia. During the luncheon, the Council's Chairman, Rick Robins, will be recognized as one of three recipients of the Regional Ocean Champion award.
A recent study of global fish populations suggests that fast-growing species of fish are more vulnerable to population collapses than slow growing species when experiencing overfishing.
The Northeast Fisheries Science Center is seeking a charter vessel partner to participate in a cooperative research study to estimate trawl gear capture efficiency in order to improve assessments of commercially important fish populations in the Northwest Atlantic. The deadline for quotes is June 13.
BOEM Releases Final Report on Best Management Practices and Mitigation Measures for Offshore Wind Development
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management BOEM has announced that the final report regarding Atlantic offshore wind best management practices (BMPs) to reduce fishing impacts is now available on BOEM's website.
Last week the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released the results from its review of NMFS stock assessments in a report entitled Fish Stock Assessments: Prioritization and Funding.