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Read the proposal presented to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council.

Download Proposed Coordinates

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The winners for the annual marine art contest for grades k-12, sponsored by the Massachusetts Marine Educators, the sanctuary and four other groups, have been announced.

Read the National Marine Conservation Series report, "Stellwagen Bank Marine Historical Ecology Final Report" for more.

Final Management Plan Cover

The final revised management plan for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has been released to the public. The plan serves as a non-regulatory policy framework for addressing the issues facing the sanctuary over the next five years.

Peter Auster of UConn
A diversity of organisms live on hard substratum surfaces in the deep waters on Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Read the National Marine Conservation Series report, "Dynamics of Hard Substratum Communities Inside and Outside of a Fisheries Habitat closed Area in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary" for more information.

Cod Flakes in Gloucester

A mid-20th century eastern rig dragger, an example of a distinctive regional fishing technique, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Pre-2010     −     2010     −     2012


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