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Scientists Explore how Sardine Populations and Fisheries Harvest Control Rules May Respond to Climate Change

A new study examines different ways climate change could affect West Coast sardines and evaluates how well fishing rules and dynamic management will work when ocean conditions change
November 27, 2023 - News ,
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Unsettled Pacific Ocean Offers Surprises as Climate Change Alters Ecosystem

New Ecosystem Status Report cites shakeup of familiar ecological relationships.
March 06, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Big Sur coastline

West Coast Species on the Move as Climate Change Drives Ecological Shifts, Analysis Shows

New vulnerability assessment finds vulnerable species have complex habitat needs.
February 21, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Run of salmon

International Actions Pay Off For Pacific Bluefin Tuna as Species Rebounds at Accelerating Rate

New stock assessment reflects second highest biomass since assessments started.
August 15, 2022 - Feature Story ,
School of bluefin tuna swimming in dark ocean waters with some light coming in from above.

New Snapshot of California Current Shows a System of Extremes

Ecosystem provides good forage for many species according to the latest California Current Ecosystem Status Report.
March 15, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Big Sur coastline

COVID-19 Impacts on U.S. Fishing and Seafood Industries Show Broad Declines in 2020

NOAA Fisheries has released a report that analyzes the impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. seafood industry and for-hire fishing sector for 2020.
View of Wrnagell Harbor

Pacific Sardine Landings May Shift North as Ocean Warms, New Projections Show

Total sardine landings may increase or decrease, depending on the rate of change.
February 24, 2021 - Feature Story ,
School of pacific sardine

Mako Shark Tracking off West Coast Reveals “Impressive” Memory and Navigation

These top predators travel far across the Pacific, returning to the same areas in the Southern California Bight each year.
August 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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