FY21 Bluefin Tuna Research Program

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FY21 Bluefin Tuna Research Program: The objective of the program is to provide a basis for advancing science-based fisheries management for Atlantic bluefin tuna. Such advancement will depend upon improvements in understanding of the fisheries and biology of bluefin tuna, especially regarding the effects of mixing and movement between the eastern and western Atlantic populations. Contracting Parties to the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), of which the US is one, and other partners have embarked upon a multi-year research program on bluefin tuna as a step toward improving ICCAT's science-based management of Bluefin fisheries. Research sponsored under this funding opportunity represents a contribution to this partnership. Proposals that demonstrate collaborations with the ICCAT Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Research Program and other ICCAT partners are strongly encouraged.
Federal Grant Title: FY21 Bluefin Tuna Research Program
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Grant Categories: Environment, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-SE-2021-2006574
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.472
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 25th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: September 25th, 2020
Posted Date: June 17th, 2020
Creation Date: June 17th, 2020
Archive Date: October 25th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 17th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
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.
Grant Announcement Contact
For questions regarding the application process, you may contact: Dax Ruiz, State/Federal Liaison Branch, (727) 824-5324, or Dax.Ruiz@noaa.gov.
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