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  • White Abalone, What Turns You On?

    Aug 10: To save endangered white abalone, scientists are working to breed them in captivity. But first they have to figure out how to turn white abalone on. Read More . . .

  • Fisheries Welcomes New Habitat Office Leadership

    Aug 26: With 30 years’ experience in NOAA, Pat Montanio (r) will return to NOAA Fisheries in September to once again lead the Office of Habitat Conservation. Carrie Selberg (l) has been selected as Deputy Director for Habitat. Read More . . .

  • U.S. Fishermen Get Cameras To Track Bycatch

    Sept 2: Fleet-wide electronic monitoring system counts incidental catch of Atlantic Bluefin tuna. Read More . . .

  • $4.5M in Species Recovery Grants Announced

    Sept 2: NOAA Fisheries announces grants funded under the 2015 Species Recovery Program totaling $4.5 million in federal assistance. Read More . . .

  • NOAA Announces 2016 SK Grant Program Funding

    Sept 3: NOAA Fisheries announces the Call for Proposals for FY16 Saltonstall-Kennedy Program funding. Read More . . .

  • Mark Twinam Fishes for Sharks Off Florida Coast

    Mark Twinam Fishes for Sharks Off Florida Coast

    Jan 15: Mark Twinam fishes for large coastal sharks like hammerhead, lemon, and bull sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Twinam is one of several fishermen helping NOAA research sharks in exchange for landing and selling a small quota of sandbar sharks.  

  • Bob Dooley Fishes for Whiting off the West Coast

    Bob Dooley Fishes for Whiting off the West Coast

    Dec 3: Bob Dooley fishes for Bering Sea pollock, Pacific cod, West Coast whiting, and dungeness crabs. In this photo, a fisherman hauls pollock onto the Pacific Prince, one of Dooley's vessels.

  • Meet a Fourth Generation Fisherman from Maine

    Meet a Fourth Generation Fisherman from Maine

    Nov 7: Meet Terry Alexander, a fourth generation fisherman from Harpswell, Maine, who is collaborating with other fishermen, scientists, and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute to help revive redfish fishing.

  • Captain Brings Fishermen to Striped Bass and More

    Captain Brings Fishermen to Striped Bass and More

    July 31: Capt. Kalil Boghdan of Hamilton, Massachusetts, brings small groups of anglers on his shallow-draft outboard vessel to fish for striped bass and bluefish off the North Shore of Massachusetts.

  • Fishermen Sell Local Catch at Farmers Markets

    Fishermen Sell Local Catch at Farmers Markets

    May 7: Meet Ann and Capt. Richard Cook of Charleston, Rhode Island, who sell locally caught, fresh seafood at farmers markets, restaurants, and through their community supported fishery program.

  • Fisherman Rebuilds Business after Gulf Oil Spill

    Fisherman Rebuilds Business after Gulf Oil Spill

    April 9: Ryan Lambert runs Cajun Fishing Adventures, a recreational fishing and hunting business in Louisiana. Learn how his business changed after the Gulf oil spill.

  • Fishermen's Wives Share Life Stories

    Fishermen's Wives Share Life Stories

    Mar 26: “One thing I’ve given them is to teach them how to run a boat,” says Shareen Davis about her daughters. This March, as we celebrate National Women’s History Month, listen to fishermen's wives recount pivotal stories from their lives.

  • Meet Phil Harris, Black Cod Fisherman

    Meet Phil Harris, Black Cod Fisherman

    Mar 9: This month, as part of NOAA’s Voices from the Waterfront series, we feature Phil Harris in Southern California Bight. Take a look at how this commercial fisherman delivers fresh sustainable fish to the public.

  • Restaurant Owner Dishes on Sustainability

    Restaurant Owner Dishes on Sustainability

    Mar 9: Meet Laura Anderson, owner of Local Ocean Seafoods—a popular seafood restaurant on the waterfront in scenic Newport, Oregon—who shares her strong commitment to fresh, local seafood with her community and beyond.

  • Meet Bill Dewey, Shellfish Farmer

    Meet Bill Dewey, Shellfish Farmer

    Dec 8: This month, as part of NOAA’s Voices from the Waterfront series, we feature Bill Dewey of Taylor Shellfish Farms in Shelton, Washington.Take a look at the unique role aquaculture plays in the local culture and economy.

  • NOAA's First Climate Science Strategy Announced

    NOAA's First Climate Science Strategy Announced

    Aug 25: NOAA Fisheries announces it's first-ever Climate Science Strategy, which identifies seven key steps needed to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information.

  • NOAA Fisheries Delivers World Class Science

    NOAA Fisheries Delivers World Class Science

    Aug 17: Richard Merrick, Chief Science Advisor for NOAA Fisheries, recognizes NOAA Fisheries’ clear commitment to maintaining the United States as a world leader in marine resource science and stewardship.

  • Killer Whales: The View From Above

    Killer Whales: The View From Above

    Jul 24: A recently published journal article describes how scientists used UAV technology to get an entirely new view of a threatened population of killer whales.

  • Field Guide: Nearshore Marine Fishes of Alaska

    Field Guide: Nearshore Marine Fishes of Alaska

    Jul 20: If you’re a fish biologist in Alaska, download a copy of this Handy Field Guide for your next expedition. And if you’re not, download one anyway. The pictures are awesome and the field guide is free.

  • Research Discovery Exposes Loggerhead Lost Years

    Research Discovery Exposes Loggerhead Lost Years

    Jan 13: The discovery of numerous juvenile loggerhead turtles by a NOAA Fisheries research survey more than 200 miles off the Southern California Coast has revealed new details about a mysterious part of the endangered turtles’ epic migration.

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