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Hooked on Sharks

Can a special type of hook called a circle hook help vulnerable shark populations to recover? Scientists and fishermen team up to find out.
August 04, 2013 - Podcast ,
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Water Quality Robot

NWFSC scientists and partners are deploying a state-of-the-art robotic sensing unit to provide an early warning of harmful algae and pathogens in Puget Sound.
July 19, 2013 - Feature Story ,
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Seafood Fraud—Detection and Prevention

Learn how NOAA's Seafood Inspection Program works to help ensure that the seafood you buy is what the seller claims it is.
July 17, 2013 - Podcast ,
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Joint U.S.-Russian Aerial Surveys For Ice-associated Seals In The Bering Sea

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report.
July 01, 2013 - Feature Story ,
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The Case of the Dead Dolphin

When a NOAA marine biologist performs a necropsy on a dolphin that washed up dead on the beach, she’s not only monitoring the health of marine mammals. She’s monitoring human health as well.
June 27, 2013 - Podcast ,
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Fish Stock Assessment 101 Series: Part 3—Ecosystem Factors and Assessments

Learn more about what factors other than fishing can have an influential role in determining the health and abundance of fish stocks.
June 17, 2013 - Feature Story ,
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Facial Recognition Technology and the Future of Fisheries Management

Recent advances in computer vision and facial recognition technology might soon allow for more efficient collection of fisheries data. But technology is unlikely to completely replace what human observers can do anytime soon.
June 05, 2013 - Feature Story ,

Keeping An Eye On Pollock

Scientists and fishermen work together to understand how walleye pollock respond to a changing environment.
June 03, 2013 - Podcast ,
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To Protect Fin Whales, Scientists Work on Their Listening Skills

Scientists map out distinct populations of endangered fin whales based on differences in their songs.
May 16, 2013 - Podcast ,
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Saving Coho Salmon: It's All About the Timing

As NOAA biologists work to re-establish runs of coho salmon in California, they aim to bring back some of the diversity of the wild populations that once thrived there.
May 16, 2013 - Podcast ,
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