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How are Coral Reef Fish Doing in Hawaiʻi?

Scientists conducted a stock assessment report for coral reef fish around the main Hawaiian Islands.
March 03, 2017 - Feature Story ,

Celebrating 40 Rebuilt Stocks in U.S. Fisheries

Barndoor skates are the 40th rebuilt stock in U.S. fisheries under the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
October 12, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Law Enforcement Staff begin Port State Measures Training with U.S. Territories, then International Partners

In June the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) entered into force globally, marking a major milestone in the effort to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. To maximize the effectiveness of the PSMA, broad implementation is critical
August 12, 2016 - Feature Story ,

The Governance of Fish: Forty Years under the Magnuson-Stevens Act

The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) has helped us end chronic overfishing and establish sustainable fisheries in the U.S.
April 11, 2016 - Leadership Message ,

Offshore Aquaculture and the Future of Sustainable Seafood

An interview with Dr. Michael Rubino, director of the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture
January 11, 2016 - Feature Story ,
divers around the open-ocean aquaculture cage at the Cape Eleuthera Institute at Cape Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

Northeast Looking to Grow Aquaculture Industry, Brings Together NMFS Offices for Guidance

As of the worldwide demand for seafood grows and wild stocks already being heavily fished there’s an increased interest in aquaculture. With the dynamic of the industry shifting, NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) has detailed Assistant Special Ag
December 03, 2015 - Feature Story ,

Delayed Effects of Oil Spill Compromise Long-term Fish Survival

Low-level oil exposure leads to later heart defects, weaker swimming and reduced survival
September 08, 2015 - Feature Story ,
Transient embryonic exposures to crude oil cause lasting reductions in the swimming speed of salmon and herring

For Pollock Surveys in Alaska, Things Are Looking Up

To help estimate fish populations, scientists experiment with seafloor-mounted sonar systems that monitor fish in the water column above.
May 21, 2015 - Feature Story ,

NOAA Expedition Maps Deep-Water Corals in the Bering Sea

Scientists work to ensure that healthy ecosystems and large-scale fishing can continue to co-exist in the Bering Sea.
October 14, 2014 - Feature Story ,

To Manage Fish Populations, Scientists Study An Entire Ecosystem

Scientists seek to understand how physical and biological forces combine to drive fish productivity in the Gulf of Alaska.
April 09, 2014 - Feature Story ,