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Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Completes Science Report

Task Force charged with creating a coordinated research strategy for salmon in Alaska.
July 12, 2024 - Feature Story ,
Different life stages of fish: eggs on the left, juvenile in the top image and chinook salmon on the bottom

Restoring New Orleans Wetlands After Hurricane Katrina

New federal funding will advance environmental justice in the Lower Ninth Ward and kickstart efforts to restore wetlands along the coast of New Orleans.
July 11, 2024 - Podcast ,
New Orlean's Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina New Orlean's Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina (Photo: National Wildlife Federation)

New Evidence of Seasonal and Temperature-Driven Movement of Alaska Pollock across the U.S.-Russia Maritime Boundary

Scientists use innovative technology to track northwest migrations in the late spring and early summer and southeast migrations in the winter. Migrations appear to be driven by water temperature.
June 20, 2024 - Feature Story ,
Scientists deploying green mooring into ocean A mooring being deployed from a fishing vessel. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week 2024

Join us in celebrating our nation's love for fishing and boating.
May 31, 2024 - Leadership Message ,
Recreational fishers celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week. Recreational fishermen celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Dam Removals Boost Atlantic Salmon Populations in Maine

Habitat restoration efforts on the Penobscot River in Maine will help Atlantic salmon population recover and support ancestral traditions of the Penobscot Nation.
May 23, 2024 - Podcast ,
A fish leaping above fast-moving water Atlantic salmon. Credit: National Park Service.

Studying Sound in the Ocean to Prepare for Offshore Wind Development

NOAA Fisheries scientists talk about passive acoustic monitoring and where it fits into the country's renewable energy strategy.
May 09, 2024 - Podcast ,
Overcast day with mostly gray and silver tones. In the background at left, a line of 8 offshore windmills tower over the horizon. In the foreground, a small boat open-decked boat with a flat roof is silhouetted against a shining sea A small fishing vessel near wind turbines. Credit: Bob Brewer on Unsplash

What Happened to All the Alaska Snow Crabs?

A few years ago, snow crab populations in Alaska collapsed. Hear how NOAA biologists solved the mystery of what happened to them.
April 25, 2024 - Podcast ,
Photo of a pair of Bering Sea snow crabs on a lab table. Bering Sea snow crab support a valuable commercial fishery. Photo: NOAA Fisheries.

Celebrating Earth Day 2024: Accelerating Our Response to Rapidly Changing Oceans

Janet Coit, Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries, discusses how NOAA Fisheries is accelerating our response to climate impacts on marine resources thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act.
April 22, 2024 - Leadership Message ,
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Earth Week: Climate and Fisheries

To celebrate Earth Day, see how our scientists are studying and tracking changes in our environment to better understand and respond to climate change.
April 22, 2024 - Feature Story ,
Graphic with image of Earth in the center and corals, seals, and fish with the rise of temperatures to illustrate climate change