NOAA Home page
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration is the U.S.D.O.C. agency responsible for things oceanographic and weather-related. Through the homepage you can locate a wealth of useful information.
The Ecopolicy Center
Marine and Coastal Policy Group
Rutgers University's Cook College (New Brunswick, NJ) group working on various social, cultural and economic issues relating to living marine resources 
 Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Institute at Rutgers University's Cook College focusing on physical, chemical and biological oceanography with a strong research emphasis on the New York Bight
 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Considered the "premier" oceanographic research institution on the Atlantic coast, closely associated with the NMFS Northeast Regional Science Center 
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Coastal/estuarine research center for the College of William and Mary, heavily involved in Pfiesteris research, economics of fishing, etc. 
Fisheries Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N.
Source of international fishing statistics, reports on status of the world's fisheries, etc.
National Sea Grant Program
Description of national Sea Grant, links to state, regional and university programs, an overall view of Sea Grant today 
The National Sea Grant Depository
From the Pell Marine Science Library at the University of Rhode Island, a catalogue of all 72,000 documents reporting on Sea Grant supported work 
National Marine Fisheries Service
Commercial Fisheries data
The National Marine Fisheries Service has made commercial landings available by state, region, year, species, etc. through an easy-to-use interface
Species Synopses
NMFS Northeast Science Center
Management and natural history information on about 30 species of fish and shellfish common in the Northeast
Regulatory Fish Encyclopedia Browse Page
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Technical data, high and low resolution images, product forms, etc. on 85 species of fish marketed in the U.S. (species list is being expanded)
Insight into the Methodology and Logic Behind 
National Marine Fisheries Service Fish Stock Assessments
Compiled by the State of Massachusetts in 1977, this may not represent how various surveys and assessments are preformed today. This is intended to give an overview of some techniques that have been used.
The Historical Development of Fisheries Science and Management


Taken from a lecture given at the Fisheries Centennial Celebration (1985) by William F.Royce and posted on the NOAA Northeast Science Center's web site
Research Vessel Surveys
Short paper on the why and how of vessel surveys as they relate to fisheries management. Also on the Northeast Science Center's site.
NMFS Fisheries Market News
"Up-to-date information on various landings data, wholesale values, foreign trade, cold storage holdings, trade leads, and Japanese market are now just a phone call away. The cost to you is a phone call, the service is free." 
The Aquatic Network's Newsbrief Page
An invaluable link to the News Briefs page of the Aquatic Network[Link to Aquatic Network Home Page] " Information Service for the Aquatic World....aquaculture, conservation, fisheries, limnology, marine science and oceanography, maritime heritage, ocean engineering, and seafood."
Gadus Associates 
The site of a fisheries consulting firm in Nova Scotia that provides an incredibly extensive listing of fisheries and fisheries-related links
NMFS Home Page
The National Marine Fisheries Service is the Federal agency (located in the Department of Commerce's National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) charged with managing the living marine resources in the E.E.Z.
Sustain Healthy Coasts --A NOAA Strategic Goal
"Our Nations's coastal areas are home to over half of our population. Preserving the rich fabric of coastal ecosystems and habitats while providing continued economic growth will be a major environmental challenge as we look to the year 2000 and beyond."
U.S.F.D.A National Shellfish Sanitation Program  Manual of Operation
This site provides in several formats downloadable files of this manual that is critical to the shellfish business. 
International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)
The International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) is an international organization to promote the free exchange of research and discussion on all issues pertaining to the economics of fisheries, seafood, and aquaculture.