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NOAA Fisheries Designates Critical Habitat for Ringed and Bearded Seals in U.S. Arctic

Designation of critical habitat is required for species listed under the Endangered Species Act.
March 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,
A bearded seal pup A bearded seal pup resting on sea ice. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Shawn Dahle

First Female Deputy Hired for NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office    

Kim Amendola brings a unique skill set of biology and communications to the leadership role.
March 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,

Collecting Data on Diverse West Coast Waters

Tune in and learn what kinds of surveys NOAA Fisheries scientists use to collect data on the breathtaking diversity of West Coast waters.
March 31, 2022 - Podcast ,
NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada during 2010 Pacific Hake Inter-Vessel Calibration off Eureka, CA NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada during 2010 Pacific Hake Inter-Vessel Calibration off Eureka, California. Credit: NOAA

Four Deep 7 Bottomfish Projects in Five Days

NOAA scientists strive to advance Deep 7 bottomfish research, life history sampling, and improve deepwater cameras.
March 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,

2018 Report of Marine Mammal Strandings in the United States

These national and regional marine mammal stranding overviews detail marine mammal stranding rates, trends, and activities in the United States in a given year. In 2018, there were 7,320 confirmed marine mammal strandings in the United States.
March 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Photo of responders collecting biological samples from dead common bottlenose dolphin Responders collect biological samples from a dead common bottlenose dolphin that stranded in Florida. Photo: Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute.

Erin Fedewa Tackles Snow Crab Climate Change Mysteries And Growing Up Immersed In Science Through Rural Life

Curiosity and independent thinking lead the way to a STEM career.
March 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Erin Fedewa holds up a crab while on a survey. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Secretary of Commerce Appoints Seven New Committee Members to NOAA’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

The Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of Commerce and NOAA on all marine life matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce.
March 30, 2022 - Feature Story ,
3456x2304-newbedfordharbor-paulperra-GARFOjpg.jpg New Bedford Harbor. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Paul Perra

Meet Janet Coit, NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator

Janet Coit, the head of NOAA Fisheries, shares about her background, her inspirations, and what Women’s History Month means to her.
March 29, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Janet Coit visits a farmer’s market Janet Coit visits a farmer’s market—one of her favorite activities. Photo courtesy of Janet Coit.

$197 Million in Loans Available via the Community Development Quota Program

NOAA Fisheries accepts applications for $197 million in loans for Community Development Quota groups in western Alaska.
March 28, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Harvesting Kelp in Alaska. Credit: Seagrove Kelp Co. Harvesting kelp in Alaska. Credit: Seagrove Kelp Co.