New - Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud, co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and State, releases action plan. Read More

NMFS and India’s Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) are collaborating to conduct research on key pelagic fish stocks and harmful algal blooms (HABs).  Read More

The NOAA Fisheries International Science Strategy provides a framework for coordinating international science activities into a cohesive program to support priority objectives and to raise the profile of international science as a critical component of the Line Office's mission. It will guide the program over the next several years. Download Strategy

NOAA Fisheries recently conducted a 3 week observer training course in collaboration with the Liberia Bureau of National Fisheries and the World Bank's West African Regional Fisheries Program. Sixteen observers completed the training and are currently deployed.
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