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Make Sure Your Charter Fishing Trip is Legal and Sustainable

NOAA Enforcement targets illegal charter fishing activity by educating the public on legal trips.
April 08, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Patrol Vessel

Most Recent Data Shows Gulf Of Alaska Marine Ecosystem Slow To Return To Pre-Heatwave State

A new study provides a comprehensive and quantitative look at initial and lingering effects of the eastern Pacific marine heatwave on Gulf of Alaska coastal and marine ecosystems.
March 18, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Photo of a humpback whale's tale fin, at waters surface, surrounded by seabirds and featuring a NOAA research vessel in the background.

Partners Provide Critical Support in Unprecedented Year for Alaska Research and Fisheries Management

For more than two decades, Alaska has led the way in using ecosystem information to inform resource management decisions. In 2020, contributions from research partners and local communities together with NOAA scientists helped fill some data gaps.
January 28, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Seabirds in the water during a longline survey.

Addressing Misunderstandings about Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Fishery Data

When it comes to characterizing the accuracy of the data, the facts matter. Read the new leadership message from Russ Dunn, National Policy Advisor for Recreational Fishing.
January 26, 2021 - Leadership Message ,
Recreational fisherman with red snapper. Recreational fisherman with red snapper.

NOAA Fisheries Looks Ahead at 2021 Management Priorities and Challenges

Sam Rauch, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, provides an overview of management priorities and challenges in 2021.
January 05, 2021 - Leadership Message ,
Fishing vessel in Point Judith, Rhode Island.

New Tool Available to Explore Effects of Offshore Wind on Fisheries

New query tool allows anyone to access information about the effects of proposed offshore wind projects on regional fisheries and fishing communities.
December 07, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Wind generators off Block Island. Offshore wind turbines in Block Island Sound off Southern New England. Credit: Ionna22 (CC BY-SA 4.0).

National Fish Habitat Partnership Recognized by Congress

With the signing of America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, Congress recognized the National Fish Habitat Partnership.
November 09, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Brook Trout Brook trout.

Black Sea Bass Sensitive to Ocean Noise in Wind Energy Development Areas

Scientists gave black sea bass a hearing test. It was a first step in understanding how ocean noise pollution might affect this fish’s natural behavior.
October 26, 2020 - Feature Story ,
black sea bass swim in very large research aquarium Wild black sea bass in a 32,000-gallon research aquarium at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory at Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

Seafood Stories: Celebrate Seafood Month in the Pacific Islands Region

Educators, community partners, and NOAA Fisheries come together for an interactive webinar series during Seafood Month 2020. Join the conversation about sustainable seafood and share your seafood stories throughout the month in a crowdsourced StoryMap.
October 06, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Cut ahi (tuna) into cubes in a bowl. Fresh 'ahi poke.