Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting in the Greater Atlantic Region
Starting November 2021, NOAA Fisheries will require electronic vessel trip reporting in the Greater Atlantic region. Learn about the requirements and how to make your reporting easier and more efficient with our Fish Online app.
The Right Stuff: Regulations for Right Whales
North Atlantic right whales are one of the world’s most endangered large whale species, with only about 450 remaining. NOAA has developed regulations for boaters and fishermen to help protect these whales from vessel collisions and entanglements.
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishing: Regulations and Reporting
When bluefin tuna fishing here are helpful tips about following regulations and reporting your catch.
Atlantic Billfish and Swordfish: Best Fishing Practices
Follow these 9 tips to catch and release your billfish and swordfish safely and to increase the animals chance of survival upon release. Includes contact information for permits and reporting catch.
Cracking the Research Set-Aside Case
In 2010, the NOAA Office of Law Enforcement embarked on a 4-year investigation which exposed one of the largest fisheries conspiracy networks on the East Coast. See how the case was cracked, and the positive impact it had on the local fishing economy
If You See a Whale, Do This
OLE warns about dangers of whale watching and reminds viewers to remain at least 100 yards away from marine mammals.
Introduction to NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement
This NOAA Fisheries video presents an inside look at NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement, a key part in protecting and conserving our nation's living marine resources and their habitat.
NOAA Law Enforcement Investigative Work
NOAA special agents and enforcement officers handle more than 3,000 seafood fraud, marine mammal protection and fisheries-related incidents per year in the United States. This video focuses on the investigative work of NOAA Office of Law Enforcement.
Protecting Our Seafood & Marine Resources
October is National Seafood Month. Special agent Chris McCarron gives us the 411 on how fisheries patrol officers and special agents work to keep our seafood industry legal, safe, and sustainable.
Protecting Marine Mammals
Public service announcement from NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement on the protection of marine mammals.