Bluefin Tuna Research Program

Quick Facts

Due DateSeptember 2, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 125,000
Category of Funding ActivityEnvironment
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligible applicants may be institutions of higher education, nonprofits, commercial organizations, individuals, and state, local, and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible. Foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, and international organizations are excluded for purposes of this solicitation since the objective of the BTRP is to optimize research and development benefits from U.S. marine fishery resources.

Program Description

The BTRP program provides opportunity to compete for financial assistance for projects which seek to increase and improve the working relationship between fisheries researchers from the NMFS, state fishery agencies, universities, other research institutions and U.S. fishery interests (recreational and commercial) focusing on northern bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean. The program is a means of advancing research objectives to address the information needs to improve the science-based fisheries management for Atlantic bluefin tuna. This program addresses NOAA's mission goal to 'Protect, Restore, and Manage the Use of Coastal and Ocean Resources through an Ecosystem Approach to Management.'

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberNOAA-NMFS-SE-2015-2004138
Funding Opportunity TitleBluefin Tuna Research Program
Opportunity CategoryEnvironment
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards5
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 10, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateSeptember 2, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Archive DateOctober 2, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 600,000
Award AmountUp to $ 125,000
CFDA Number
  • 11.472 - Unallied Science Program

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligible applicants may be institutions of higher education, nonprofits, commercial organizations, individuals, and state, local, and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible. Foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, and international organizations are excluded for purposes of this solicitation since the objective of the BTRP is to optimize research and development benefits from U.S. marine fishery resources.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Program Information Website-
ContactDax Ruiz, State/Federal Liaison Branch, Telephone: 727-824-5324
Office Email

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