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Species Name Species Category Protected Status Region
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Illustration of the right-eyed Greenland turbot flatfish with grayish brown body and large mouth and teeth. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Reinhardtius hippoglossoides
Also Known As
Greenland halibut, Turbot, Newfoundland turbot, Blue halibut
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
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Arctocephalus townsendi
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Threatened
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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harbor porpoise illustration
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Phocoena phocoena
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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harbor seal illustration
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Phoca vitulina
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Humpback whale illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Megaptera novaeangliae
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Drawing of a killer whale in profile
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Orcinus orca
Also Known As
Orca
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Dermochelys coriacea
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix I
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Monodon monoceros
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
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North Pacific right whale illustration
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Eubalaena japonica
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Mirounga angustirostris
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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northern fur seal illustration
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Callorhinus ursinus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile illustration of a brown/grayish Pacific cod fish with dark spot patterning and long chin barbell (a whisker-like organ). Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Gadus macrocephalus
Also Known As
Cod, Alaska cod, Gray cod, True cod
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Illustration of a right-facing, mottled gray-brown Pacific halibut flatfish with both diamon-shaped body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Hippoglossus stenolepis
Also Known As
Halibut, Alaskan halibut
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Pacific herring illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Clupea pallasii
  • Species Category
    Fish
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile illustration of red ocean perch fish with spikey, jagged fins and tail. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Sebastes alutus
Also Known As
POP, Rockfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Drawings of three types of salmon
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Multiple species
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile illustration of a gray spiny dogfish shark wtih white spots and white underside. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Squalus suckleyi
Also Known As
Dogfish, Spring dogfish, Spiked dogfish, Grayfish, Spur dog, Piked dogfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Right-facing petrale sole flatfish with both eyes on its right side and an oval/round body. Depicted upper side of the body is dark brown in color. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Eopsetta jordani
Also Known As
Sole, Flounder, California sole, Brill, Petral, Jordan’s flounder, Round-nosed sole
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile illustration of a pink salmon fish with white underside, silver and pink on the side, and green upper back with dark spots. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Also Known As
Humpback salmon, Humpy, Gorbusch, Haddo, Holia
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Pinto abalone illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Haliotis kamtschatkana
Also Known As
Northern Abalone, Threaded Abalone
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Abalone
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Illustration of a red king crab with sharp spines all over, six legs, and claws. One claw is larger than the other. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Paralithodes camtschaticus
Also Known As
Alaska king crab, King crab
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Crab
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
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Glyptocephalus zachirus
Also Known As
Witch sole, Threadfin sole
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Histriophoca fasciata
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    Alaska