Division of Marine Fisheries

New Bedford Awarded Seafood Grant
BOSTON — Senator Mark Montigny has announced that New Bedford has been awarded $10,000 from the Division of Marine Fisheries' Seafood Marketing Pilot Grant Program.
The grant is being present to the New Bedford Harbor Development Commission for "Moveable Feast: Cultivating New Mar…
Boaters Urged to Watch for Right Whales in Cape Cod Bay
The Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is urging boaters to use extreme caution if operating in Cape Cod Bay, due to unusually large aggregations of North Atlantic right whales that are congregating and feeding in that area.
A record number of right whales have recently been observed in Cape Cod Bay.…
Onset Bay Reopens To Shellfishing
The Wareham Harbormaster Department says Onset Bay has been reopened for shell fishing.
The announcement was made Monday on the department's Facebook page saying that the state Division of Marine Fisheries has lifted the closure.
The harbormaster’s office cited an earlier sewer spill as the reason for…