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Spring 2017 Coastal Pelagic Species Survey for Daily Egg Production Method

The 2017 Coastal Pelagic Species Survey for Daily Egg Production Method will run between San Diego, CA, and Cape Mendocino, CA, from March 21 through April 22, 2017.
March 21, 2017 - Survey ,
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Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project Underway

Hawaii Bottomfish Heritage Project

Bottomfishing has a unique tradition in Hawai‘i that dates back to ancient times. Ancient Hawaiians targeted bottomfish such as ‘ōpakapaka (Hawaiian pink snapper, Pristipomoides filamentosus) using fishing canoes launched from shore. They locate
March 10, 2017 - Research ,
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Finding Mobile Needles in a Moving Haystack: Counting Whales and Dolphins in Hawaiian Waters

HICEAS: Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey

A scientific paper was recently published in NOAA’s Fishery Bulletin that provides abundance estimates of whales and dolphins in Hawaiian waters using data from a ship-based survey that took place in 2010.
February 23, 2017 - Research ,
AbundBlog1.jpg From baleen whales to sperm whales to beaked whales to dolphins, a high diversity of cetaceans (at least 25 species) can be found around the Hawaiian Islands. Credit: NOAA Fisheries (Permit #15240)

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The Newportal

By Samantha Zeman
February 22, 2017 - Survey ,

Winter 2017 California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Survey

California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Survey Logs

The 2017 Winter CalCOFI survey is scheduled for January 5-29, 2017, aboard the NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker.
January 05, 2017 - Survey ,

Marine Debris 2016 Photo Journal

Visit the story map to check out the photos from our 2016 Marine Debris cruise!
November 01, 2016 - Survey ,

BFISH: Studying the Deep 7 to Support Sustainable Fisheries

Written by Ben Richards and Amanda Dillon.
October 13, 2016 - Research ,
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Understanding The Northern Fur Seal Relationship with Prey - Post 6

Understanding The Northern Fur Seals Relationship with Prey

New data from satellite instruments shows stark differences in fur seal feeding behavior.
October 13, 2016 - Survey ,
Seals lying on a beach near water

Studying At-Risk Harbor Seals in Western Aleutians - Post 5

Studying At-Risk Harbor Seals in the Western Aleutians

Research to help increase our understanding of harbor seals in the Aleutian Islands.
September 30, 2016 - Survey ,
Seal with tracker on head looking out to the water, ready to dive

Understanding The Northern Fur Seal Relationship with Prey - Post 5

Understanding The Northern Fur Seals Relationship with Prey

Recovering instruments and collecting blood samples to gain a wealth of new information.
September 29, 2016 - Survey ,
Two scientists looking through binoculars at seals