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Left-facing side-view illustration of Acadian redfishbig black eye and spiky fins. NOAA Fisheries text along tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Sebastes fasciatus
Also Known As
Redfish, Ocean perch, Labrador redfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Acropora globiceps
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora jacquelineae
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora lokani
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Illustration of Acropora pharaonis table coral with pinkish brown and tan coloring. Coral branches up and outward like a tree.
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Acropora pharaonis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Acropora retusa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora rudis coral illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acropora rudis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Acropora speciosa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora tenella coral illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acropora tenella
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Acipenser naccarii
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Latimeria chalumnae
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Left-facing side-view illustration of Alaska pollock. Fins and top of fish is dark gray/black and fades to silver/white with tan speckled coloring. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Gadus chalcogrammus
Also Known As
Pollock, Walleye pollock, Pacific pollock
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
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Top view looking down illustration of a reddish orange Alaska snow crab. NOAA Fisheries text along back of body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Chionoecetes opilio
Also Known As
Opilio, Opies
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Crab
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
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Homarus americanus
Also Known As
Lobster
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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American plaice illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Hippoglossoides platessoides
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Anacropora spinosa coral illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Anacropora spinosa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Squatina argentina
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Right-facing reddish brown arrowtooth flounder fish with lighter, tan-colored fins. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Atheresthes stomias
Also Known As
Flounder, Arrowtooth halibut, Turbot, Paltus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile of bigeye tuna fish with shiny white on bottom and mid of body and yellow and dark blue on top. Tail fin is dark gray while other fins are more tan. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus obesus
Also Known As
Tuna, Big eye, Ahi-b
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of a beige-colored blacktip shark with sharp, pointy snout. Underside is white and fins have black tips. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Carcharhinus limbatus
Also Known As
Black fin shark, Blacktip whaler, Common blacktip shark, Gray shark, Requiem shark, Small blacktip shark, Spot-fin ground shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Atlantic chub mackerel illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Scomber colias
Also Known As
Mackerel, Chub mackerel, Tinker mackerel
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Left-facing illustration of yellow, olive green Atlanic cod fish with black speckles, barbel/whisker under lower jaw, and white line going across its side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Gadus morhua
Also Known As
Cod, Codling, Scrod cod, Markets, Steakers
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of a bluish gray common thresher shark with white underbelly and sickle-shaped tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Alopias vulpinus
Also Known As
Thresher shark, Fox shark, Sea fox, Swingletail, Whiptail shark, Thintail shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Illustration of an Atlantic deep-sea red crab. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Chaceon quinquedens
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Crab
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Illustration of goliath grouper
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Epinephelus itajara
Also Known As
Jewfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Reef Fish
---
  • Region
    Southeast
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Right-facing illustration of Atlantic halibut with dark brown body, mouth open, and two eyes. NOAA Fisheries text along tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Also Known As
Atlantic halibut, Halibut
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Left-facing side profile of a Atlantic herring fish with shiny silvery white body and gold/gray fins. NOAA Fisheries text along tail. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Clupea harengus
Also Known As
Herring, Sea herring, Sild, Common herring, Labrador herring, Sardine, Sperling
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Sousa teuszii
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Candidate
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
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Left-facing side-profile illustration of Atlantic mackerel fish with silvery white underside. Top half of body is blue green with black wavy bars and narrow dark streak along each side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Scomber scombrus
Also Known As
Mackerel, Common mackerel, Boston mackerel, Caballa
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Left-facing side profile illustration of colorful mahi mahi fish with yellow underside, greenish yellow on top half, and then blue and green dorsal fins. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Coryphaena hippurus
Also Known As
Mahimahi, Dolphinfish, Dolphin, Dorado
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Atlantic menhaden illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Brevoortia tyrannus
Also Known As
Fatback, Bunker, Pogie, Mossback
  • Species Category
    Fish
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of orange red Northern shrimp with big black eye. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Pandalus borealis
Also Known As
Pink shrimp, Salad shrimp, Coldwater shrimp, Deep water prawn
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Shrimp
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Side-profile of Atlantic pollock fish with dark back, white belly, and silvery lateral line across its side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Pollachius virens
Also Known As
Saithe, Coalfish, Coley, Green cod, Boston bluefish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Left-facing side-profile illustration of Atlantic salmon fish with black, gray head and shiny silver body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Salmo salar
Also Known As
Sea run salmon, Kelts, Black salmon
  • Species Category
    Fish
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Left-facing side-profile illustration of Atlantic salmon fish with black, gray head and shiny silver body. FARMED label in top right. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Salmo salar
Also Known As
Sea run salmon, Kelts, Black salmon
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Farmed Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Left-facing side-profile illustration of Atlantic salmon fish with black, gray head and shiny silver body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Salmo salar
Also Known As
Sea run salmon
Kelts
Black salmon
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Illustration of a tan, reddish brown Atlantic sea scallop made of a saucer-shaped upper shell and a second lower shell. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Placopecten magellanicus
Also Known As
Scallop, Sea scallop, Giant scallop
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Scallops
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Side-profile illustration of an Atlantic sharpnose shark with small, narrow body and pointy snout. Body is shades of gray with some white spots on the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Rhizoprionodon terraenovae
Also Known As
Newfoundland shark, Sharp-nosed shark, White shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of a bluish gray shortfin mako shark with white underside and pointed snout. Sides are light metallic blue and eyes and pectoral fins smaller (compared to longfin mako shark). Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Isurus oxyrinchus
Also Known As
Mako shark, Blue pointer, Bonito shark, Atlantic mako shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of skipjack tuna with dark purplish blue back. Bottom half of body is silvery white with five dark bands/stripes running along the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Katsuwonus pelamis
Also Known As
Tuna, Ocean bonito, Lesser tuna, Aku
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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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 acanthias
Also Known As
Dogfish shark, Cape dogfish, Cape shark, Spring dogfish, Spiked dogfish, Grayfish, Spur dog, Piked dogfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side profile illustration of Atlantic spotted dolphin. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Stenella frontalis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of a shiny striped bass fish with black stripes running along its body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Morone saxatilis
Also Known As
Bass, Rockfish, Striper, Linesider
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Illustration of white Atlantic surfclam made of triangular shell with yellowish tan, rounded edges. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Spisula solidissima
Also Known As
Surfclam, Hen clam, Bar clam, Sea clam
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Left-facing side profile illustration of wahoo fish with skinny, narrow body. Coloring is darker blues above and more pale blue and silver coloring for the bottom half. Irregular blackish-blue vertical stripes on sides. Credit: NOAA Fisheries
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Acanthocybium solandri
Also Known As
Kinkfish, Peto, Guarapucu, Ono, Thazard batard
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Lagenorhynchus acutus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Atlantic wolffish illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Anarhichas lupus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Side-profile illustration of yellowfin tuna fish with bright yellow fins and finlets. Body is blue on the top, white on the underside, and there's a yellow stripe along the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus albacares
Also Known As
Tuna, Ahi
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side profile, left-facing illustration of Baird's beaked whale. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Berardius bairdii
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Pterapogon kauderni
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Reef Fish
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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bearded seal illustration
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Erignathus barbatus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • Region
    Alaska
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Beluga whale illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Delphinapterus leucas
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
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Illustration of a black abalone with blackish/blue shell with 8 holes. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Haliotis cracherodii
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Abalone
  • ESA Endangered
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side-profile illustration of a black grouper fish with olive gray body and black blotches. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Mycteroperca bonaci
Also Known As
Grouper, Blackfin grouper, Marbled rockfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Reef Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side profile illustration of a black sea bass fish with blue and white spotting on scales. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Centropristis striata
Also Known As
Sea bass, Blackfish, Rock bass, Black bass, Tallywag
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Holothuria nobilis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Other
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Rhinobatos cemiculus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Mesoplodon densirostris
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • 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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Blue catfish illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Ictalurus furcatus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Blue crab illustration showing grayish blue and green shell. Legs and claws are bright blue. Depicted crab is a female because red tips on claws. Credit: NOAAFisheries/Jack Hornady.
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Callinectes sapidus
Also Known As
Hard-shells (not molting), Peelers (about to molt), Busters (started to molt), Soft-shells (just molted, not yet hard), Jimmies (adult males), Sooks (adult females), She-crabs or Sallies (immature females), Sponges/Sponge crabs (females carrying eggs)
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Crab
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Illustration of open blue mussel with NOAA Fisheries text along right side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Mytilus edulis
Also Known As
Edible mussel
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Farmed Seafood
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Balaenoptera musculus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • 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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Side-profile illustration of bluefish with shiny white and light blue body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Pomatomus saltatrix
Also Known As
Tailor, Snapper, Baby blues, Choppers, Elfs
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of a gray blueline tilefish with a blue line from their snout to eye. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Caulolatilus microps
Also Known As
Gray tilefish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Reef Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Sebastes paucispinis
Also Known As
Bocaccio, Rock Salmon, Salmon Rockfish, Pacific Red Snapper, Pacific Snapper, Oregon Red Snapper, Oregon Snapper, Longjaw, Merou, Jack, Snapper, Rock Cod, Rockfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Sebastes paucispinis
Also Known As
Bocaccio, Rock Salmon, Salmon Rockfish, Pacific Red Snapper, Pacific Snapper, Oregon Red Snapper, Oregon Snapper, Longjaw, Merou, Jack, Snapper, Rock Cod, Rockfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • Region
    West Coast
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Illustration of boulder star coral. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Orbicella franksi
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
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Bowhead whale illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Balaena mysticetus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Alaska
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Rhinobatos horkelii
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Side-profile illustration of a brown rock shrimp with pinkish brown body and reddish-purple skinny legs. Body has grooves and nodules. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Sicyonia brevirostris
Also Known As
Rock shrimp, Florida rock shrimp
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Shrimp
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a brown shrimp with several slender long walking legs and five pairs of smaller swimming legs. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Farfantepenaeus aztecus
Also Known As
Brownies, Green lake shrimp, Red shrimp, Redtail shrimp, Golden shrimp, Native shrimp, Summer shrimp
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Shrimp
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Left-facing illustration of Bryde's whale. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Balaenoptera edeni
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • 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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Side-profile illustration of a blue, gray, and silvery white butterfish. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Peprilus triacanthus
Also Known As
American butterfish, Atlantic butterfish, Dollarfish, Shiner, Skipjack, Sheepshead, Harvestfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Illustration of a pale pink-colored California market squid with red speckles all over and big eyes. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Doryteuthis (Loligo) opalescens
Also Known As
Squid, Pacific loligo squid, Opalescent inshore squid
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Squid
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Zalophus californianus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Sebastes pinniger
Also Known As
Canaries, Canary rockcod, Rockfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Cantharellus Noumeae coral illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Cantharellus noumeae
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Illustration of a Caribbean spiny lobster looking down on its back. Illustration shows reddish brown shell with dark and cream-colored, yellowish spots on body and tail. Forward-pointing spines cover their bodies for protection. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Panulirus argus
Also Known As
Crawfish, Rock lobster, Bug, Florida lobster, Langosta espinosa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Nautilus pompilius
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Other
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
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Lipotes vexillifer
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Chinese sturgeon illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acipenser sinensis
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Side-profile illustration of a chinook salmon fish with blue-green back and black speckles on its upper half and tail fin. Chinook salmon are silver on the sides and have white bellies. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Also Known As
King salmon, Spring salmon, Tyee, Winter, Quinnat, Blackmouth
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a chinook salmon fish with blue-green back and black speckles on its upper half and tail fin. Chinook salmon are silver on the sides and have white bellies. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Candidate
  • ESA Experimental Population
  • ESA Experimental Population
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a big chum salmon fish with dark metallic bluish-green coloring and black speckles on its upper half and lighter, paler belly. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus keta
Also Known As
Salmon, Chum, Keta, Dog salmon, Calico salmon, Chub
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a big chum salmon fish with dark metallic bluish-green coloring and black speckles on its upper half and lighter, paler belly. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus keta
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Stenella clymene
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a cobia fish. Narrow body is dark brown on the top half and underside is white. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Rachycentron canadum
Also Known As
Crabeater, Sergeantfish, Ling, Cabio, Cubby yew, Lemonfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a big coho salmon fish with dark metallic blue back, silver sides, and a light belly. Small black spots are present on the upper lobe of the tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus kisutch
Also Known As
Salmon, Silver salmon, Medium red salmon, Hoopid salmon, White salmon
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a big coho salmon fish with dark metallic blue back, silver sides, and a light belly. Small black spots are present on the upper lobe of the tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Oncorhynchus kisutch
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Squatina squatina
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Tursiops truncatus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Rhinobatos rhinobatos
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Illustration of pink snapper also known as opakapaka.
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Pristipomoides filamentosus
Also Known As
Opakapaka, Hawaiian pink snapper
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
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Brosme brosme
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • ESA Candidate
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
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Ziphius cavirostris
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Side profile Dall's porpoise illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Phocoenoides dalli
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of a Dover sole flatfish with dull light-brown coloring and both eyes on the right side of their head. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Microstomus pacificus
Also Known As
Sole, Slippery sole
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Dusky sea snake illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
Aipysurus fuscus
  • Species Category
    Other
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Pristis clavata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Hippocampus zosterae
  • Species Category
    Fish
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Kogia sima
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of an oval-shaped Eastern oyster with beige-colored shell. The inside of the shell is white, off-white, and brownish in color. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Crassostrea virginica
Also Known As
American oyster, Atlantic oyster, American cupped oyster, Virginia oyster
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Farmed Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Illustration of a golden tan elkhorn coral with frond-like branches. NOAA Fisheries tag on bottom right. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Acropora palmata
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Illustration of an English sole flatfish with diamond-shaped body, brown coloring, pointed snout, and both eyes on the right side of their head. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Parophrys vetulus
Also Known As
Sole, Lemon sole
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Thaleichthys pacificus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Euphyllia Paradivisa coral illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Euphyllia paradivisa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
European sturgeon illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acipenser sturio
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Profile drawing of False Killer Whale
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Pseudorca crassidens
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Multiple species
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Reef Fish
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Illustration of fin whale.
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Balaenoptera physalus
  • 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
Image
Illustration of  flathead sole flatfish with oval-shaped, reddish gray-brown body, and both eyes on the right of their head. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Hippoglossoides elassodon
Also Known As
Sole, Flounder, Flathead flounder, Halibut-like flounder
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Lagenodelphis hosei
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a gag grouper fish with brownish gray body and darker brown splotchy marks along the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Mycteroperca microlepis
Also Known As
Grouper, Copper belly, Charcoal belly
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-view illustration of geoduck showing tan, long siphon (neck) and small white shell. NOAA Fisheries text along bottom of siphon.
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Panopea generosa
Also Known As
King Clam
Elephant Clam
Gweduck
Goeduck
Goiduck
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Farmed Seafood
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Mesoplodon europaeus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Hippopus spp.
Also Known As
Horse's hoof clam, Bear paw clam
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
  • ESA Candidate
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
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Tridacna spp.
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
  • ESA Candidate
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
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Manta birostris
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a golden tilefish with silver and gray body, gold, yellow spotting, and dark red tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
Also Known As
Golden tilefish, Golden bass, Golden snapper, Great northern tilefish, Rainbow tilefish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Halichoerus grypus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Side-profile illustration of a gray triggerfish with round, olive-gray body. Gray triggerfish have blue spots and lines on their body and fins. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Balistes capriscus
Also Known As
Grey triggerfish, Leatherjacket, Leatherneck, Taly
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Eschrichtius robustus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a greater amberjack fish with bluish gray back and silvery white belly. Illustration shows an amber stripe on the fish's head and along the middle of the body in addition to a yellow stripe from eye to tail. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Seriola dumerili
Also Known As
Amberjack, Medregal, Coronado
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Green abalone illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Haliotis fulgens
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Abalone
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Pristis zijsron
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Acipenser medirostris
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Left-facing green turtle illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Chelonia mydas
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
Image
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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
Image
640x420-Gulf-Grouper.jpg
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Mycteroperca jordani
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Gulf sturgeon illustration. Lighter brown compared to Atlantic sturgeon. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of haddock fish with dark lateral line across body and distinguishing black blotch "thumbprint" between the line and pectoral fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Also Known As
Scrod
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
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
Image
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
Image
Illustration of hard clam/Northern quahog with gray shell and brown, black, and white line details NOAA Fisheries text along shell.
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Mercenaria mercenaria
Also Known As
Hard clam, Quahog, Round clam, Chowder clam
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Farmed Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Harp seal illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Pagophilus groenlandicus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
640x427-hawaiian-monk-seal.png
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Neomonachus schauinslandi
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
640x427-hawksbill-turtle.png
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Eretmochelys imbricata
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-hectors-dolphin.png
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Cephalorhynchus hectori
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-Hooded-Seal.jpg
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Cystophora cristata
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
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
Image
Indus River dolphin illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Platanista gangetica minor
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-island-grouper.jpg
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Mycteroperca fusca
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Reef Fish
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-Isopora-craterformis-coral.jpg
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Isopora crateriformis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
Jonah crab illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Cancer borealis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Crab
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Kaluga sturgeon illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Huso dauricus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-kemps-ridley-turtle.png
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Lepidochelys kempii
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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
Image
Side-profile illustration of a narrow, silvery king mackerel fish with darker, gray coloring on its back. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Scomberomorus cavalla
Also Known As
Cavalla, Sierra
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-largetooth-sawfish.png
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Pristis pristis
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-leatherback-turtle.jpg
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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
Image
Side-profile illustration of a long lingcod fish with a big head and mouth and copper-colored mottling/spotting on its body. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Ophiodon elongatus
Also Known As
Cultus cod, Blue cod, Bluefish, Green cod, Buffalo cod, Greenling, White cod
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of tan and dark brown lobed star coral. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Orbicella annularis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-loggerhead-turtle.png
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Caretta caretta
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-long-beaked-common-dolphin.png
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Delphinus capensis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of a longfin squid with reddish pink mantle and blueish purple fins and tentacles. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Doryteuthis (Amerigo) pealeii
Also Known As
Longfin inshore squid, Loligo, Winter squid, Boston squid
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Squid
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-long-finned-pilot-whale.png
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Globicephala melas
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-Longmans-Beaked-Whale.jpg
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Indopacetus pacificus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
640x427-hawaiian-islands-deep7-bottomfish.jpg
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Multiple species
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
640x427-Mediterranean-monk-seal-juvenile.jpg
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Monachus monachus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-melon-headed-whale.png
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Peponocephala electra
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • 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
Image
640x427-minke-whale.png
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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
Image
Side-profile illustration of brown monkfish with mouth open and small jagged teeth showing. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Lophius americanus
Also Known As
Goosefish, Monktails, Angler, Fishing frog, Allmouth, Molligut, Abbot, Sea-devil, Lotte
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-montipora-australiensis-coral.jpg
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Montipora australiensis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Illustration of tan brown mountainous star coral with NOAA Fisheries watermark in bottom right.
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Orbicella faveolata
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-Narrow-Sawfish.jpg
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Anoxypristis cuspidata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-narrownose-smoothhound-shark.png
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Mustelus schmitti
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-Narwhal.jpg
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Monodon monoceros
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
Image
640x427-Nassau-Grouper.jpg
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Epinephelus striatus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Reef Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of an albacore tuna with big eyes and torpedo-shaped body. Bottom half of body is silvery white, dark blue on top/back, and lighter blue laterally. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus alalunga
Also Known As
Northern albacore, Longfin tuna, Germon
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
North Atlantic Right Whale illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Eubalaena glacialis
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a gray swordfish with long, sword-like bill, large eye, and black coloring on top. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Xiphias gladius
Also Known As
Broadbilled swordfish, Broadbill, Espada, Emperado
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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
Image
Side-profile illustration of a gray swordfish with long, sword-like bill, large eye, and black coloring on top. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Xiphias gladius
Also Known As
Broadbill swordfish, Espada, Emperado, A`u, Mekajiki, Shutome
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-Northeast_Groundfish_Group.jpg
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13 species of New England groundfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Illustration of winter skate and little skate.
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Multiple species
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Side-profile illustration of a small, thin, silvery white Northern anchovy fish with darker, bluish-green back. Northern anchovy have big mouths and long, protruding snout. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Engraulis mordax
Also Known As
Anchovy, North Pacific anchovy, California anchovy
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-Northern-Bottlenose-Whale.jpg
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Hyperoodon ampullatus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
640x427-northern-elephant-seal.png
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Mirounga angustirostris
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
northern fur seal illustration
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Callorhinus ursinus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-northern-right-whale-dolphin.png
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Lissodelphis borealis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Ocean pout illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Zoarces americanus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Illustration of ocean quahog clam species with dark brown, hard, oval shell showing growth rings. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Arctica islandica
Also Known As
Clam, Quahog, Black clam, Mahogany quahog
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-oceanic-whitetip-shark.png
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Carcharhinus longimanus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Olive ridley sea turtle illustration.
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Lepidochelys olivacea
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of round, silvery gray opah. Body has white spots and red toward belly and face. Mouth and fins are red. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Lampris guttatus, Lampris spp.
Also Known As
Moonfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of an albacore tuna with big eyes and torpedo-shaped body. Bottom half of body is silvery white, dark blue on top/back, and lighter blue laterally. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus alalunga
Also Known As
Albacore, Germon, Longfinned tuna, Albecor, Ahipalaha, Tombo
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile of bigeye tuna fish with shiny white on bottom and mid of body and yellow and dark blue on top. Tail fin is dark gray while other fins are more tan. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus obesus
Also Known As
Bigeye, `Ahi, Mabachi
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a Pacific blue marlin fish with spear-shaped upper jaw. Body is dark cobalt blue with lighter blue vertical stripes on the upper half and silvery white on the bottom half. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Makaira nigricans
Also Known As
A‘u, Kajiki, Aguja azul
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
Side-profile illustration of a bluefin tuna fish with silvery white bottom half and blue and green on top half and back. Bluefin tuna fish have small yellow fins from second dorsal to tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus orientalis
Also Known As
Northern bluefin tuna, Tuna, Bluefin tuna
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a bluish gray common thresher shark with white underbelly and sickle-shaped tail fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Alopias vulpinus
Also Known As
Thresher shark, Fox shark, Sea fox, Swingletail, Whiptail shark, Thintail shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
Image
Pacific herring illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Clupea pallasii
  • Species Category
    Fish
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a blue Pacific mackerel fish with  dark wavy lines on its back and a light, silvery underside. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Scomber japonicus
Also Known As
Chub mackerel, Spanish mackerel
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Left-facing side profile illustration of colorful mahi mahi fish with yellow underside, greenish yellow on top half, and then blue and green dorsal fins. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Coryphaena hippurus
Also Known As
Mahi mahi, Dolphinfish, Dorado
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
Image
Illustration of Pacific oyster showing gray, cupped shape shell and white inside. NOAA Fisheries text wraps along side of shell. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Crassostrea gigas
Also Known As
Japanese oyster, Miyagi oyster, Pacific cupped oyster
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Farmed Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
Image
Side-profile illustration of a small Pacific sardine fish with blue-green on its back, white underbelly, and dark spots along its side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Sardinops sagax caerulea
Also Known As
Pilchard, California sardine, California pilchard, Sardina, Sardine
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a bluish gray shortfin mako shark with white underside and pointed snout. Sides are light metallic blue and eyes and pectoral fins smaller (compared to longfin mako shark). Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Isurus oxyrinchus
Also Known As
Mako shark, Blue pointer, Bonito shark, Pacific mako shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Sharks
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of skipjack tuna with dark purplish blue back. Bottom half of body is silvery white with five dark bands/stripes running along the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Katsuwonus pelamis
Also Known As
Ocean bonito, Lesser tuna, Aku, Katsuo
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Left-facing side profile illustration of wahoo fish with skinny, narrow body. Coloring is darker blues above and more pale blue and silver coloring for the bottom half. Irregular blackish-blue vertical stripes on sides. Credit: NOAA Fisheries
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Acanthocybium solanderi
Also Known As
Kingfish, Peto, Guarapucu, Ono, Thazard batard, Wahoo
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-pacific-white-sided-dolphin.png
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Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a Pacific whiting fish with silvery body and black speckles on its back. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Mercluccius productus
Also Known As
Pacific hake
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of yellowfin tuna fish with bright yellow fins and finlets. Body is blue on the top, white on the underside, and there's a yellow stripe along the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Thunnus albacares
Also Known As
Ahi, Kihada
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-pantropical-spotted-dolphin.png
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Stenella attenuata
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
640x427-Coral_Pavona_Diffluens.jpg.jpg
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Pavona diffluens
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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
Image
Illustration of a tall, tan pillar coral showing upward growth of branches. NOAA Fisheries watermark in bottom right.
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Dendrogyra cylindrus
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Pink abalone illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Haliotis corrugata
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Abalone
---
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a small pink shrimp with long walking legs and swimming legs. Dark-colored spot located on the side. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Farfantepenaeus duorarum
Also Known As
Spotted shrimp, Hopper, Pink spotted shrimp, Brown spotted shrimp, Grooved shrimp, Green shrimp, Pink night shrimp, Red shrimp, Skipper, Pushed shrimp
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Shrimp
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Pinto abalone illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Haliotis kamtschatkana
Also Known As
Northern Abalone, Threaded Abalone
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Abalone
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-Coral_Cauliflower.jpg
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Pocillopora meandrina
Also Known As
Cauliflower coral
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Porites napopora
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
Profile drawing of Pygmy Killer Whale
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Feresa attenuata
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-Whale_Pygmy_Sperm.jpg.jpg
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Kogia breviceps
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of queen conch.
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Alger gigas
Also Known As
Strombus gigas, Lobatus gigas, Conch, Pink conch, Carrucho, Caracol reina
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • ESA Proposed - Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a red grouper fish with dark red body, white spots and some pink shading, and a large mouth. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Epinephelus morio
Also Known As
Grouper, Cherna americana, Negre
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
Side-profile illustration of red hake showing reddish brown coloring with tan spots and white belly. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Urophycis chuss
Also Known As
Ling, Squirrel hake
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
Image
Side-profile illustration of a red snapper fish with spiny dorsal fin. The red snapper is light red with darker, deep red coloring on its back. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Lutjanus campechanus
Also Known As
Snapper, Genuine red snapper, American reds, Spot snapper
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
rex_sole.png
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Glyptocephalus zachirus
Also Known As
Witch sole, Threadfin sole
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-ribbon-seal.png
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Histriophoca fasciata
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    Alaska
Image
Left-facing illustration of Bryde's whale. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Balaenoptera ricei
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
ringed seal illustration
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Phoca (pusa) hispida
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • Region
    Alaska
Image
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Grampus griseus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Alosa pseudoharengus, Alosa aestivalis
  • Species Category
    Fish
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Illustration of a right-facing, right-eyed rock sole flatfish with brown body and mottled with yellow and dark spots. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Lepidopsetta billineta (southern rock sole) and Lepidopsetta polyxystra (northern rock sole)
Also Known As
Sole, Flounder, Rock flounder, Two-lined flounder, White-bellied flounder
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of gray, purpleish coral with other ocean invertebrates in the surrounding background. NOAA Fisheries watermark in the bottom right.
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Mycetophyllia ferox
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Steno bredanensis
  • 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
Image
Side-profile illustration of a sablefish with long body resembling a cod fish. Upper half of body is dark gray and lower half is lighter gray. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Anoplopoma fimbria
Also Known As
Black cod, Butterfish, Skil, Beshow, Coalfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Anoplopoma fimbria
Also Known As
Black cod, Butterfish, Skil, Beshow, Coalfish
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Farmed Seafood
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Acipenser mikadoi
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Squatina aculeata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Sphyrna lewini
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Highly Migratory Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Side-profile illustration of a silvery scup fish with white belly, darker, blue color on its head, and spiny fins. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Stenotomus chrysops
Also Known As
Porgy, Maiden, Fair maid, Ironsides, Northern porgy
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Balaenoptera borealis
  • 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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Seriatopora aculeata
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
Image
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Delphinus delphis
  • 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
Image
Side-profile illustration of a bluish gray shortfin mako shark with white underside and pointed snout. Sides are light metallic blue and eyes and pectoral fins smaller (compared to longfin mako shark). Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Isurus oxyrinchus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Sharks
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
Illustration of illex squid commonly known as shortfin squid.
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Illex illecebrosus
Also Known As
Illex squid, Summer squid
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Squid
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
Left-facing illustration of short-finned pilot whale with mostly black body and white underside. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Globicephala macrorhynchus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Pristis pectinata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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Squatina oculata
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
Image
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Eubalaena australis
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Mesoplodon bidens
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
Image
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
---
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
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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
Image
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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
Image
Spiny angelshark illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Squatina guggenheim
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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Phoca largha
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • Region
    Alaska
Image
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
Image
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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
Image
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Mesoplodon stejnegeri
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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
Image
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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
Image
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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
---
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-striped-smoothhound-shark.jpg
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Mustelus fasciatus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
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
Image
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
---
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Pycnopodia helianthoides
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
  • ESA Candidate
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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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Galeorhinus galeus
Also Known As
School Shark
Soupfin Shark
Snapper Shark
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Sharks
  • ESA Candidate
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
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Totoaba macdonaldi
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
Image
640x427-Whale_True's_Beaked_NB_W.jpg
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Mesoplodon mirus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Tubastraea floreana
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals