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Seriously Useful Seafood Tips: Shellfish and Other Farmed Seafood

Farmed seafood is vital to our nation’s food production and security. For some, it can be intimidating to cook farmed seafood. We asked eight of our region’s stakeholders and industry partners to share their best tips to empower home cooks.
December 15, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Northeast Fisheries Science Center shellfish and farmed seafood stakeholders and industry partners graphic

Seafood Bycatch Donation Relieves Hunger And Reduces Waste

A cooperative Alaska program takes an innovative approach to the global problem of unwanted fish catch.
October 30, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Photo of trawler F/V Commodore hauling in pollock catch in the Eastern Bering Sea. The F/V Commodore fishing for pollock in the Eastern Bering Sea. Credit: Brent Paine/United Catcher Boats.

Seriously Useful Seafood Tips: Fish and Other Wild-Caught Seafood

Those committed to making our nation’s seafood sustainable will likely have an amazing fount of knowledge on how to cook it. Seven of our region’s stakeholders and industry partners share their best seafood tips for the home consumer.
October 28, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Northeast Fisheries Science Center fish and wild caught seafood stakeholders and industry partners graphic

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management Strengthens Resilience To Climate Change

Alaska’s fisheries management strategy may forestall climate-driven fishery declines, providing a critical window for fisheries and communities to prepare and adapt to change.
September 14, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Photo of Alaska pollock catch. Alaska pollock supports the nation’s largest fishery. Photo: NOAA Fisheries.

How Habitat Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Connected

Why reconnect with habitat? Because it’s good for all of us—healthy habitat leads to improved mental and physical well-being and can inspire us to be better stewards of the environment.
July 31, 2020 - Feature Story ,
1598973965.jpg Families explore the tide pools at Yaquina Head Natural Area on the Oregon Coast. Credit: Bureau of Land Management.

Infographic: The Value of Opening Rivers for Fish

Learn how NOAA helps migratory fish and communities by opening river and stream habitat.
May 14, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Women’s Global Fisheries Participation

Many women play a vital but undervalued role in commercial fisheries around the world. A 2020 study showcases an innovative approach to bring women’s contributions to light.
May 08, 2020 - Feature Story ,
People in orange suits working on a boat with green hills and mountains in background Theresa Peterson and her family haul in a catch of salmon off Kodiak, Alaska. Photo credit: Charlie Peterson.

New State of the Ecosystem Reports Document “Big Picture” Around Fishing

The Northeast U.S. Shelf is one of the most productive marine ecosystems in the world. According to new reports, climate change, coastal and ocean processes, and human uses affect ecosystem productivity but also fishing communities and regional economies.
April 06, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Stongington Harbor, Maine, fishing and pleasure vessels in foreground, Stonington buildings in background.