Office of Science and Technology

Providing the science behind how we manage sustainable fisheries, protected species, and healthy ecosystems.

Our Leadership

Management Team

Other Locations

Scientific Publications Office

Publishes scientific results of agency research, continuing the tradition of scientific publishing since 1871 when the agency was originally called the U.S. Commission on Fish and Fisheries. Based in Seattle, Washington.

Systematics Lab

Conducts systematic, taxonomic, and life history research on marine organisms of economic and ecological value, thereby contributing to the understanding of marine biodiversity.