- Successful Tag Recovery from Huge Bluefin Tuna
Aug 8: NOAA scientists tagged an 8-foot, 400-pound bluefin tuna off the coast of Florida and retrieved the drifting tag at sea south of New York three months later. The data on this tag will provide rich details from the high seas adventures of one big tuna.
- Teacher at Sea Studies Marine Protected Areas
July 30: NOAA Fisheries' Teacher at Sea Marsha Skoczek shares highlights of her research cruise studying Marine Protected Areas off the Southeast Atlantic Coast.
- Casitas Endanger Lobster Habitat in Florida Keys
July 30: Casitas are artificial habitats that aid lobster poaching and destroy the seagrass beds and hardbottom communities that lobsters, fish, and other marine life need to survive. NOAA law enforcement works to remove these illegal structures.
- Teacher at Sea Alum Dives into Earth Day Event
April 22: NOAA Teacher at Sea alum Jason Moeller infused his experiences at sea into Earth Day activities at Knoxville Zoo in Tennessee.
- 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.
- Meet a Megamouth Shark Specialist
April 4: Meet Dr. Jose Castro, a NOAA scientist recently invited to help dissect a rare megamouth shark currently on display at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan. Megamouths are one of the most elusive shark species on the planet.
- Study: Seafood Safe After Deepwater Horizon
Feb. 8: It’s been nearly two years since the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill back in 2010. Now, a new NOAA science report released this week show that Gulf seafood is safe.
- Scientists Track the Gulf Sturgeon Stampede
Oct. 20: Cool fall temperatures signal to Gulf sturgeon that it’s time to migrate. That means NOAA Fisheries scientists are on their trail, determined to better understand these mysterious fish.