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NOAA Fisheries Releases Revised MRIP Recreational Catch and Effort Estimates

Learn more about the revised Marine Recreational Information Program catch and effort estimates.
July 09, 2018 / Leadership Message /
Shore fishing.

GulfCorps Successfully Completes First Year of Conservation Work

NOAA and partners have completed the first year of GulfCorps, a first-ever region-wide youth conservation corps program across the Gulf Coast.
July 06, 2018 / Feature Story /

Scientists Share Results of Oral History Project in Dillingham and Naknek, AK

Contact: Maggie Mooney-Seus, 206-526-4348 (office), 774-392-4865 (cell)
July 05, 2018 / Feature Story

Modern Science Proves Historical Maps Accurately Identify Fish Habitat

Researchers compared 2013 and historic depth data in five Eastern and five Central Gulf of Alaska nearshore areas that are potentially important fish habitat. They found that all of the historic depth data were accurate enough to be useful in describing fish habitat, but the quality varied over...
July 05, 2018 / Feature Story /

Survey to Track Whales and Dolphins in the Mariana Archipelago

There is more than one way to find a whale. From the deck of a boat, you might spot them surfacing for air, exhaling from their blowholes, or perhaps performing a fluke-up dive as they return to the deep. But what about all of the whales that pass by without surfacing? Or the ones that are too hard to...
July 03, 2018 / Feature Story /
Scientists Adam Ü and Allan Ligon on a small boat near Farallon de Medinilla.

National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management

Partners host national coastal restoration summit - registration open!
July 03, 2018 / Feature Story /

White Abalone: Why You Should Care About This Critter

Learn more about white abalone—a NOAA Fisheries Species in the Spotlight—and a type of endangered marine snail with a rich history.
June 28, 2018 / Feature Story /
White abalone

Recapping the ECCWO Climate & Oceans Symposium

  Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor, Dr. Cisco Werner.  Across the world, changes in our climate and our oceans are having very real and profound effects on marine ecosystems and the economies that depend on them. For the global marine sciences...
June 28, 2018 / Leadership Message /
Cisco Werner speaks on a discussion panel at the ECCWO Climate & Oceans Symposium.

NOAA Announces Projects Recommended for S-K Funding

Today, NOAA Fisheries announced recommendations to fund 38 projects for almost $9 million under the 2018 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Grants Program. The list of projects fall into four categories:  Marine Aquaculture; Adapting to Environmental Changes and Other Long Term Impacts in...
June 28, 2018 / Feature Story /
Boats in harbor.

Saildrone Launch Begins Test to Improve West Coast Fisheries Surveys

Saildrones join NOAA’s West Coast fleet for experimental fisheries surveys.
June 28, 2018 / Feature Story /
Technicians prepare the first two Saildrones for launch