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Women's History Month: Talking with Holly McBride

During March (Women’s History Month), the Northeast Fisheries Science Center asks five women scientists to share a little about their science journey, what hurdles or obstacles they’ve experienced, how they overcame them, and what advice they might have
March 04, 2019 - Feature Story ,
women dissecting swordfish at sea

New Digital Image Catalog and Assessment of Alaska Peninsula Seaweeds is a First

Extent of four seaweed populations farther west than previously thought.
March 04, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Kelps in the low intertidal along the Alaska Peninsula coastline.

NOAA’s Aquaculture Science Impresses Panel with Quality, Results

NOAA Fisheries has released the results of the first-ever formal peer review of the aquaculture science conducted at six Regional Fisheries Science Centers and NOS’ National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. This review will ensure NOAA’s Aquaculture
March 01, 2019 - Feature Story ,
NEFSC aquaculture.jpg

2018 Alaska Fisheries Science Center Year in Review

Our research supports NOAA Fisheries’ stewardship mission to protect and provide sustainable use of Alaska living marine resources. In doing so, we help provide jobs, strong local economies, coastal resiliency, and food security for coastal and Alaska
February 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,
2018 Alaska Fisheries Science Center Year in Review

Curious about Atlantic sturgeon? Ask Jolvan Morris!

Jolvan Morris coordinates our Students Collaborating to Undertake Tracking Efforts for Sturgeon (SCUTES), a collaboration between NOAA Fisheries, sturgeon researchers, teachers, and informal educators to bring more awareness about sturgeon and the
February 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,

The Charter Effect: Economic Contributions of a Hawaiʻi Fishery

The contributions of charter fishing in Hawaiʻi go beyond just the fishing industry. Our researchers found that the effects extend all the way to the U.S. mainland.
February 27, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Charter fishing boats moored at Honokohau harbor

International Voyage Aims to Unravel Mysteries of Pacific Salmon Survival

An international team of biologists is setting out into some of the roughest waters in the North Pacific Ocean in the middle of winter to try to solve the fundamental mystery of Pacific salmon: What determines whether they live or die?
February 27, 2019 - Feature Story ,
The Russian research ship, Professor Kaganovskiy, will set sail for the Gulf of Alaska over the next month.

Faces of Whale Conservation in the Pacific Islands: Kristi West, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

A frequent NOAA Fisheries collaborator, Kristi West conducts postmortem examinations which have revealed new insights into the biology and ecology of our local cetaceans—and the threats they face.
February 27, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Scientist conducting a necropsy of a whale calf in lab.

Help Right Whales and their Calves: Give Them Space

Watch an endangered right whale mom and baby interact with a group of dolphins, and learn how to keep them safe by staying at least 500 yards away.
February 27, 2019 - Feature Story ,
A North Atlantic right whale mom and calf.

Meet Larry Alade, Research Fisheries Biologist

Each month we feature a new "face" from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's five laboratories and share with you a bit about who they are, what they do at the Center, and what they enjoy doing in their spare time.
February 27, 2019 - Feature Story ,
man holding tagged goosefish