June 1, 2004
NMFS Northeast Region
N E W S
NEW STRATEGY PROPOSED TO REDUCE
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National Marine Fisheries
Service (NOAA Fisheries) today proposed a comprehensive strategy for reducing
collisions between ocean-going vessels and highly endangered North Atlantic
right whales along the East Coast. To see the full press release, click
here. To see
the associated Federal Register Notice, click here.
For more information on right whales and ship strike avoidance, click
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