The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity for NOAA Fisheries to restore access to ancestral habitats for endangered and threatened species in the face of climate change.
These national and regional marine mammal stranding overviews detail marine mammal stranding rates, trends, and activities in the United States in a given year. In 2019, there were 7,719 confirmed marine mammal strandings in the United States.
“Salty, watery, muddy, bloody, little space, on a constantly moving deck” may not be the words most people would apply to a job they actually enjoy doing. But for fisheries observer Woody Venard, it’s an accurate description.