NOAA Fisheries will extend the comment period for the proposed rule to modify North Atlantic right whale vessel speed regulations for an additional 30 days. This extension will allow for additional time to gather feedback about the impacts of the proposed rule. The comment period now closes on October 31.
The projects are supporting fisheries, threatened and endangered species, and coastal communities and ecosystems across the nation.
An international team of researchers is surveying deep-sea coral and sponge habitats on seamounts in the Northeast Pacific. Follow the scientific team studying deep-sea corals to learn what they discover and how this information is useful for fisheries management. This first post delves into the team’s preparations and the start of a long, rough trek 300 miles offshore.
Follow Alaska Tribal Research Coordinator Mabel Baldwin-Schaffer and partners collecting valuable data and information to further promote awareness of Alaska resources. This is the third post of the A Voyage Through the Arctic blog series.
Corals bleached less in 2019 than anticipated, but bleaching events are increasingly occurring in the Hawaiian Islands.
Josh Cooper is a member of NOAA Ship Oregon II’s deck team. This team is a critical part of effectively collecting data for the bottom longline survey. This post is part of the ongoing 27th Year of the Southeast Bottom Longline Survey science blog series.
The latest interviews in this series by the Southeast Fisheries Science Center feature research ecologist Adyan Rios, who works in the Caribbean Fisheries Branch of the Sustainable Fisheries Division, and assistant scientist Ana Vaz, who conducts red snapper research in the Gulf of Mexico.
NOAA is recommending $2.65 million for NOAA Chesapeake Bay-Watershed Education and Training projects that support student learning, teacher training, and more.
NOAA is excited to welcome the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) to the Greater Atlantic Regional Marine Mammal Stranding Network.
NOAA offers many student opportunities, and every year some of these students choose to work with mentors at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.