New NOAA Fisheries administrator

September 1st, 2017 / By: / Industry News, News

Chris Oliver was selected as Assistant Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, the federal agency responsible for the management and conservation of recreational and commercial fisheries. The agency has offices in 15 states and U.S. territories, including five regional offices, six science centers, and 24 labs and fish stations. Oliver worked at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) for 27 years as a fisheries biologist and, since 2002, as its executive director.

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