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Reopening Rivers to Migratory Fish in the Northeast

12/29/2022 - By fisheries.noaa.gov Our interactive story map highlights how NOAA and partners’ work reopening rivers in the Northeast helps benefit fisheries and communities. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] Removal of Holmes Dam on Town Brook in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (Credit: Hawk Visuals)[/caption] Every year, millions of fish along the Atlantic coast migrate up… SEE MORE
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Draft Plan to Develop On-Demand Fishing

8/15/2022 - By NOAA. Today, NOAA Fisheries is releasing its draft Ropeless Roadmap: A Strategy to Develop On-Demand Fishing for public input. The report describes the current state of on-demand, or “ropeless,” fishing and outlines a path for increasing adoption of this technology in commercial fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. The Roadmap… SEE MORE
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Maritime Administration Issues Small Shipyard Grants

8/8/2022 - By Ashto.org. The Maritime Administration, known as MARAD, recently issued $19.6 million in grants to 24 small shipyards in 19 states via its Small Shipyard Grant Program. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and small shipyards play a critical role in America’s maritime industry, helping us get… SEE MORE
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Record Amount Of Seaweed In The Caribbean

8/5/2022 - By Dánica Coto. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Near-record amounts of seaweed are smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados, killing fish and other wildlife, choking tourism and releasing stinky, noxious gases. More than 24 million tons of sargassum blanketed the Atlantic in June, shattering the all-time record,… SEE MORE