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MRIP Overview Infographic

This infographic explains how the NOAA Fisheries' Marine Recreational Information Program collects recreational fishing data and produces catch estimates.
March 01, 2019 -

A History of Federal Marine Fisheries Research in Alaska

An eBook presenting historical timelines and accounts highlighting many key events and subjects that have shaped the evolution of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center as well as fisheries research in Alaska.
February 25, 2019 -

Marine Mammals of the U.S. North Pacific & Arctic

Identification guide for marine mammals in Alaska and the Arctic.
December 10, 2018 -

Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Brochure

Protecting and recovering marine species is a core mission for NOAA Fisheries. As part of a “Species in the Spotlight” initiative, NOAA Fisheries has developed a 5-year action plan for Alaska’s Cook Inlet beluga whales.
November 15, 2018 -
Cook Inlet Beluga Whales brochure thumbnail

Help Save the Smalltooth Sawfish - Wallet Card

This convenient wallet card provides information on what to do and who to call if you accidentally catch a smalltooth sawfish.
October 23, 2018 -

Endangered Sawfish Handling, Release, and Reporting Procedures

Federal law prohibits injuring or harming sawfish. Captured sawfish caught incidentally should be released immediately. Learn more about safe handling and release procedures and reporting.
October 23, 2018 -
Smalltooth sawfish illustration showing olive gray/brown, shark-like body with long, flat snout edged with teeth.

The Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish - Fact Sheet

Sawfish are named for their saw-like snouts that are used for feeding and defense. Learn more about this critically endangered fish.
October 23, 2018 -
Photo looking down at a brownish smalltooth sawfish as it lies on a sandy floor.

Measurement Guide for Regulated Nearshore Fishes of Hawaiʻi

This is a tool to measure regulated species that you catch. By following fishing regulations, you allow the species to reproduce. This will help to ensure fish for the future.
October 03, 2018 -

Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Dealer Compliance Guide

This guide provides a plain language summary of how to comply with highly migratory species dealer regulations for Atlantic tunas, swordfish, sharks, and billfishes.