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Fisheries of the United States, 2009

Each year NOAA Fisheries compiles key fisheries statistics from the previous year into an annual snapshot documenting fishing’s importance to the nation. The 2009 report provides landings totals for both domestic recreational and commercial fisheries by species and allows us to track important indicators such as annual seafood consumption and the productivity of top fishing ports. These statistics provide valuable insights — but to fully understand the overall condition of our fisheries, they must be looked at in combination with other biological, social, and economic factors of ecosystem and ocean health.
January 24, 2010 - News

Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2009

The annual Fisheries Economics of the United States report provides economic information related to U.S. commercial and recreational fishing activities and fishing-related industries.
January 23, 2010 - Feature Story ,

Restoring the Elwha River

We are collecting data and investigating the potential environmental impacts of the upcoming Elwha River dams removal.
January 21, 2010 - Feature Story ,
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The Tale of the Migrating Mini-Jack

Physiologists Don Larsen and his colleagues are studying the physiology of the “mini-jack” to determine how hatcheries might be contributing to high rates of early maturation in male salmon.
November 09, 2009 - Feature Story ,
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Killer Whales' Fate Linked to Salmon

NWFSC scientists Eric Ward and Elizabeth Holmes, along with Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research, have found a correlation between the abundance of Chinook salmon and the fecundity (reproductive success) of killer whales.
June 30, 2009 - Feature Story ,
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Overdose: Drugs and Chemicals in Fish

On June 19th, NWFSC Environmental Conservation Division Director Dr. Tracy Collier gave testimony before the Committee on Natural Resources in the U.S. House of Representatives, addressing the adverse effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on the endocrine systems of fish and wildlife.
June 24, 2009 - Feature Story ,

Pesticide Mixtures: Deadly Synergy in Salmon

Poisoned waters a toxic brew for salmon
March 04, 2009 - Feature Story ,
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Fisheries of the United States, 2008

Each year NOAA Fisheries compiles key fisheries statistics from the previous year into an annual snapshot documenting fishing’s importance to the nation. The 2008 report provides landings totals for both domestic recreational and commercial fisheries by species and allows us to track important indicators such as annual seafood consumption and the productivity of top fishing ports. These statistics provide valuable insights — but to fully understand the overall condition of our fisheries, they must be looked at in combination with other biological, social, and economic factors of ecosystem and ocean health.
January 24, 2009 - Feature Story

Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2008

The annual Fisheries Economics of the United States report provides economic information related to U.S. commercial and recreational fishing activities and fishing-related industries.
January 23, 2009 - Feature Story ,

Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2010

The annual Fisheries Economics of the United States report provides economic information related to U.S. commercial and recreational fishing activities and fishing-related industries.
January 23, 2009 - Feature Story ,