Mystery Fish Revealed

Tweet Last month’s Mystery Fish was a Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus).  The Ictaluridae family of fish  contain some very recognizable members (by their whiskers).  Within the family are two subgroups, the bullheads and catfish.  An easy way to determine if you have caught a bullhead … Continue reading →

NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Opportunities in the NAFO Regulatory Area

TweetNOAA Fisheries is soliciting interest in fishing opportunities in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Regulatory Area for 2018.The announcement filed in the Federal Register this morning contains information on the available quotas for U.S. fishermen and outlines the process and requirements for vessels … Continue reading →

Restoring Great Lakes Habitat Benefits People and Fish

Tweet A new storymap from NOAA Habitat Conservation tells the story of NOAA’s involvement with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, showcasing two of the more than 200 NOAA efforts in the region. The initiative identifies key priorities including cleanup of toxic sites, reducing … Continue reading →