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From Analyzing Data To Collecting It: Gaining Perspective as a Visiting Scientist

Michaela Kratofil, an Oregon State University Ph.D. student, was invited to be a visiting scientist in 2023. She shares her experience from the high seas collecting the field data that will ultimately go into her dissertation research.
February 16, 2024 - Survey ,
Micahela sits on a chair aboard a ship under a blue tent while two people observe the ocean on each side of her. Michaela Kratofil (center) on the flying bridge with visual observers. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

A Trans-Pacific Movement Reveals Regular Migrations of Humpback Whales Megaptera novaeangliae Between Russia and Mexico

Data demonstrating regular trans-Pacific movements of humpback whales in the North Pacific, highlighting the importance of Mexico for the species ocean-basin-wide.
September 28, 2023 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Whale Tails, Wrymouths, and Other Bottom Longline Survey Surprises

Field Fresh Blog: Science in Motion

Field biologist Emma Fowler shares more sights and scenes, unusual finds, and other fun surprises from the 2023 spring Gulf of Maine Bottom Longline Survey.
June 21, 2023 - Survey ,
A whale tail drips with water above the ocean surface as the whale dove below the surface. The water is calm and the sky is slightly overcast. A humpback whale dives below the ocean surface at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Emma Fowler

Retrospective analysis of measures to reduce large whale entanglements in a lucrative commercial fishery

Marine mammal bycatch is a significant anthropogenic threat to recovering populations. Gear reduction in Washington (USA) crab fishery decreased entanglement risk to whales.
January 30, 2023 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

It’s The Little Things: Treasure From The NTAP Restrictor Rope Study

Field Fresh Blog: Science in Motion

Cooperative Research field biologist Emma Fowler blogs about her work aboard the F/V Darana R for the fall Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel restrictor rope trawl study.
October 24, 2022 - Survey ,
A close up of a gloved hand holding a fish. The fish is a cunner and its mouth is open and a row of pointy teeth along the top and bottom jaw can be seen.

South Island Restricted Area

This dataset depicts the boundaries of the South Island Restricted Area in effect annually from February 1-April 30 in ESRI shapefile format for the NOAA Fisheries’ Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO).
August 01, 2022 - Map ,

Massachusetts Restricted Area with State Waters Expansion and Wedge Area

This dataset depicts the boundaries of the Massachusetts Restricted Area in effect annually from February 1 to April 30 in ESRI shapefile format for the NOAA Fisheries Service’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO).
August 01, 2022 - Map ,

LMA 1 Restricted Area

This dataset depicts the boundaries of the Lobster Management Area One Restricted Area in effect annually from October 1 to January 31 in ESRI shapefile format for the NOAA Fisheries Service’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO).
August 01, 2022 - Map ,
Lobster Management Area One Restricted Area

Great South Channel Restricted Area

This dataset depicts the boundaries of the Great South Channel Restricted Area in effect from April 1 to June 30 annually in ESRI shapefile format for the NOAA Fisheries Service’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO).
August 01, 2022 - Map ,