NMFS Celebrates 125th Anniversary

United States National Marine Fisheries Service (1996) NMFS Celebrates 125th Anniversary. Marine Fisheries Review, 58(1-2), p. 39.

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February 9, 1996, marked the 125th anniversary of the creation in 1871 of the U.S. Commission ofF ish and Fisheries, predecessor of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service and the Nation's first Federal conservation agency. "Then, as today, Federal fisheries science was at the forefront of its field and noteworthy for its excellence," noted NMFS Director Rolland A. Schmitten, in announcing the agency's quasquicentennial observance.

Item Type: Article
Title: NMFS Celebrates 125th Anniversary
Corporate Creator/Author: United States National Marine Fisheries Service
Refereed: Yes
Journal or Publication Title: Marine Fisheries Review
Volume: 58
Number: 1-2
Page Range: p. 39
Date: 1996
ISSN: 0090-1830
Issuing Agency: United States National Marine Fisheries Service
Subjects: Biology
Item ID: 9834
Depositing User: Patti M. Marraro
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2012 14:22
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2012 14:22
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9834

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