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Scoping Meeting Schedule for Three Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Actions

NOAA Fisheries announces a schedule for scoping meetings and webinars for three actions.

Alaska Age and Growth Data Map

This interactive map displays collected specimen information from recent age and growth studies from Alaska Fisheries Science Center.
May 09, 2018 - Map ,

Fish Otolith Chronologies

Fish otoliths and other hard parts that form annual growth increments (annuli) in marine organisms act as natural chronometers.
Bristlecone pines

Age Reading Interactive Demonstration Instructions

The Age Reading Demonstration is an interactive application that takes advantage of the graphical interactivity of Adobe Flash.

Age and Growth Fish Otolith Thin Sectioning Procedures

Thin sectioning is used to supplement the break and burn method in the age determination of rockfish species and other difficult to age species. The AFSC thin section method is a modified version of a similar thin section technique developed in Australia.

Age and Growth Research in Alaska

Scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center collect a variety of information about fish that aids in the effective management of commercially important fish and crab stocks.
Atka Mackerel

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act in Action: Age Data are Important for Sustainable Fisheries

A little stone in a fish’s ear contains valuable information that helps determine its age.
May 10, 2016 - Feature Story ,
Fish Otolith graphic