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  • Fisheries Economist Receives Presidential Award

    Apr 15: Alan Haynie is being recognized for his innovative work to ensure that fishery rules promote sustainable fishing.

  • To Manage Fish, First Understand the Ecosystem

    Apr 9: Scientists seek to understand how physical and biological forces combine to drive fish productivity in the Gulf of Alaska.

  • 25 Years of Fisheries Research Since Exxon Valdez

    Mar 24: Twenty-five years ago, relatively little was known about how oil spills affect fish populations. Today, scientists understand that the impacts can be more widespread and long-lasting than previously imagined.

  • Crude Oil Causes Defects in Large Marine Fish

    Mar 24: Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico causes severe defects in the developing hearts of bluefin and yellowfin tuna, according to a new study by a team of NOAA and academic scientists.

  • NOAA Fisheries Science Program Review

    Mar 14: We continually strive to advance the science informing fisheries and protected resources management, which includes a systematic review process of our science centers and headquarters Office of Science & Tech.

  • Protecting Threatened Ice Seals

    Mar 13: How do NOAA Fisheries scientists protect threatened ice seals? Watch our video to learn the science behind their protection.

  • Sound Science and Climate Change

    Mar 11: As our climate changes, we must base our policies in sound science. Read what our chief scientist for NOAA Fisheries, Richard Merrick, has to say about the importance of sound science.

  • Climate, Fisheries, and Protected Resources

    Mar 11: NOAA Fisheries scientists are working to understand the effects of climate change and ocean acidification. Learn more about some of the things we are studying.

  • Fish Stock Climate Vulnerability Assessment

    Mar 4: NOAA Fisheries has developed the first methodology of its kind to rapidly assess the vulnerability of U.S. marine fish stocks to changing climate and ocean conditions.

  • New Process to Help Prioritize Stock Assessments

    Feb 20: NOAA Fisheries has prepared a system to help enhance the transparency and standardization with which each science center and fishery management council prioritizes fish stock assessments.

  • A Changing Climate in Fisheries Management

    Feb 14: How will we manage fish populations as they move in response to climate change? NOAA Fisheries biologist John Manderson is working on one small piece of the puzzle.

  • NOAA Fisheries Publishes Bycatch Report Update

    Feb 7: The U.S. National Bycatch Report First Edition Update 1 provides a national compilation of bycatch estimates for living marine resources (fish, marine mammals, sea turtles, seabirds, invertebrates) of the U.S. at the fishery and species level.

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