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National Marine Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce

  • By: Katherine B. Killoran
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The mission of National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), sometimes referred to as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, is to develop and enforce domestic fisheries regulations as specified by federal law, international agreements, and ...

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