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Species Name Species Category Protected Status Region
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Illustration of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Sousa chinensis taiwanensis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
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Pycnopodia helianthoides
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
  • ESA Candidate
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Left-eyed summer flounder flatfish illustration with dark brown body, dark spots, and lighter, tan-colored fins. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Paralichthys dentatus
Also Known As
Flounder, Fluke, Northern fluke, Hirame
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Illustration of a single, long, yellowish brown sugar kelp. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
Saccharina latissima
Also Known As
Sea belt
Devil's apron
  • Species Category
    Other
    • Farmed Seafood
    • Seaweed
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Mustelus fasciatus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Kajikia audax
Also Known As
Nairagi, A‘u, Makijki, Barred marlin, Spikefish, Striped swordfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
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Stenella coeruleoalba
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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drawing of stellar sea lion
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Eumetopias jubatus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Delisted
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Strategic
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Mesoplodon stejnegeri
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Oncorhynchus mykiss
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Experimental Population
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Illustration of yellow and white staghorn coral. NOAA Fisheries watermark at bottom.
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Acropora cervicornis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
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Phoca largha
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • Region
    Alaska
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Spiny angelshark illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Squatina guggenheim
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Stenella longirostris
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Physeter macrocephalus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • 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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Side-profile illustration of a silvery blue and green Spanish mackerel fish with yellow spots on its side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Scomberomorus maculatus
Also Known As
Mackerel, Spotted cybium, Bay mackerel, Spotted mackerel
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Southeast
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Mesoplodon bidens
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Eubalaena australis
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
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Side-profile illustration of a silvery sockeye salmon fish with black speckles on its back. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus nerka
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile illustration of a silvery sockeye salmon fish with black speckles on its back. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus nerka
Also Known As
Red salmon, Blueback salmon, Redfish, Summer Sockeye
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Squatina oculata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Pristis pectinata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Southeast
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Left-facing side profile illustration of silver hake fish with yellow eye and mouth open. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Merluccius bilinearis
Also Known As
Whiting, Atlantic hake, New England hake
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of a bright red shortspine thornyhead fish with a big head, big yellow eye, and a spiny ridge on its head. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Sebastolobus alascanus
Also Known As
Thornyhead, Idiot fish, Idiot cod, Rockfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Shortnose sturgeon illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acipenser brevirostrum
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast