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Saving Endangered Sawfish

Endangered sawfish freed from marine debris
December 06, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Two Habitat Conservation Leaders Earn NOAA Fisheries 2018 Dr. Nancy Foster Award

Winners of the Dr. Nancy Foster Award must demonstrate exceptional achievement and dedication to habitat conservation in the coastal and marine environment.
December 04, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Credit: Richard Yamada. Wetland in Juneau Alaska

Learn About Deep-Sea Corals Through Story Maps

Visit a series of story maps exploring deep-sea coral.
December 04, 2018 - Feature Story ,
An orange basket star covers a Picasso sponge at Davidson Seamount, California.

2018 Northeast Fall Bottom Trawl Survey Completed

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s 2018 Fall Bottom Trawl Survey aboard the NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow has been completed. The survey began on September 4 as scheduled and ended on November 13, finishing 83 percent of planned stations.
December 03, 2018 - Feature Story ,
lobster regrowing an arm.

Learning about Atlantic Salmon in Greenland via Satellite Tags

NOAA Fisheries biologist Tim Sheehan spent 10 days in southwest Greenland trolling for pre-adult Atlantic salmon to capture and release with a pop-up satellite tag that records environmental conditions and the fish's behavior.
December 03, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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U.S. Tackles Global Fisheries Challenges

Learn how the United States is working to tackle global fisheries challenges.
November 29, 2018 - Leadership Message ,
Vessel at port with American flag in foreground

National Academies of Sciences Releases New Coral Reef Interventions Research Review

NOAA-commissioned study highlights the need for advanced, unconventional approaches to coral reef conservation.
November 28, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Voluntary Slow Speed Zone to Protect Right Whales off Nantucket Extended to December 11

Extension of voluntary vessel slow speed zone established to protect a group of 17 right whales spotted south of Nantucket.
November 27, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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NOAA Fisheries, Gulf States Prioritize Integrating, Calibrating Recreational Red Snapper Data

At a recent workshop, Marine Recreational Information Program partners discussed how data collected by general and specialized recreational fishing surveys can help deliver more timely and precise catch estimates for Gulf red snapper.
November 27, 2018 - Feature Story ,
A smiling woman holds a large red snapper.

Two Alaskans Postpone Thanksgiving to Rescue Whale Near Prince of Wales Island

NOAA says actions resulted in a safe, deliberate assessment and rescue of entangled humpback whale.
November 23, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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