Since July 2018, elevated bottlenose dolphin mortalities have occurred along the Southwest coast of Florida including Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. This event has been declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME).
Category: 04-Southeast and Caribbean
NOAA Fisheries announced that the agency has certified the design of Alabama’s Snapper Check survey of charter and private boat fishing for red snapper.
Multi-year partnership with Ducks Unlimited has an initial funding amount of $1.8 million to help restore habitats in Texas damaged from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. NOAA and Ducks Unlimited are teaming up to restore habitat damaged from oil spills and hazardous waste releases. An initial cooperative agreement between the two organizations includes $1.8 million for restoration activities in the Gulf of Mexico, in coordination with the State of Texas. This new chapter in […]