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Sea Turtle Superheroes

Take a stroll down a sandy stretch of Texas coast and you might see a real-life superhero in action. No, not Aquaman, but a protector of sea life all the same. Lyndsey Howell is her name and saving sea turtles is her claim to fame.
November 17, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Coral Restoration Work Underway after Hurricane Matthew

NOAA Fisheries staff use innovative techniques to help restore corals damaged by Hurricane Matthew.
November 09, 2016 - Feature Story ,
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Saltwater Recreation and a Cuban Vacation

NOAA Fisheries Southeast Recreational Fishing Coordinator Sean Meehan traveled to Cuba to compete in the 66th Hemingway Fishing Tournament.
July 28, 2016 - Feature Story ,

The Road to Restoration for Sea Turtles

Part 1: Sea Turtles Harmed by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Sea turtles are irreplaceable. They serve unique ecological roles and are highly valued by the public. They are also vulnerable to threats caused by human activities. The five sea turtle
June 13, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Florida-Based Company Sentenced To Probation, $50,000 In Mislabeling Case

The interagency partnership between the Food and Drug Administration and the NOAA Office of Law Enforcement was critical in a recent open-and-shut mislabeling case. The case began in December 2012, when MKG Provisions, Inc. (MKG), a Miami-based seafood c
April 27, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Undercover Operation Ends With More Than Just Fines, Probation

Most people understand the general concept about what happens in a police investigation. Everything you need to know is shown in an every-day episode of Law and Order. First, there’s a lead or a tip that investigators follow. That lead, in some cases,
April 03, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Offshore Aquaculture and the Future of Sustainable Seafood

An interview with Dr. Michael Rubino, director of the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture
January 11, 2016 - Feature Story ,
divers around the open-ocean aquaculture cage at the Cape Eleuthera Institute at Cape Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

To Tag a Sea Turtle: A Look Behind the Scenes

Ride along with scientists as they capture and tag sea turtles to get the information we need to protect these endangered species.
September 17, 2015 - Feature Story ,

The Pocket Shark: A Digital Dissection

To dissect an extremely rare specimen, scientists wield a digital scalpel
June 24, 2015 - Feature Story ,

Are Our Fisheries Laws Working? Just Ask About Gag Grouper

Gag grouper is the 37th stock to be rebuilt since 2000, according to the NOAA Fisheries' 2014 Status of Stocks report.
April 15, 2015 - Feature Story ,