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Farming Sea Scallops in Maine Offers New Opportunities and Builds Community Resilience

Our newest video highlights the development of sea scallop aquaculture in Maine. This sustainable shellfish farming helps fishermen and coastal communities face new challenges and adapt to a changing climate.

NOAA’s Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program Launches Updated Website

NOAA’s Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program is the only federal program dedicated to understanding deep-sea coral and sponge ecosystems. The program’s updated website showcases exciting discoveries, extensive partnerships, and other resources.

The Prescott Grant Program: Highlighting Regional Awardees

The Prescott Grant Program provides competitive grants for marine mammal network partners to fund stranding response, data collection, and facilities operations. Since 2001, the program has awarded more than $71.2 million. Check out the accomplishments of six past recipients of Prescott Grant funding.

West Coast

Endangered Salmon Regain Access to Healthy West Coast Habitat through 20 Projects Funded by NOAA Fisheries

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity for NOAA Fisheries to restore access to ancestral habitats for endangered and threatened species in the face of climate change.

Science Blog: Glider Emergency Recovery

In the latest post from the Autonomous Gliders in the Antarctic science blog series, researcher Jen Walsh reports on a disappointing setback: a catastrophic electrical failure in one of the gliders. Fortunately a National Science Foundation vessel was nearby. A knowledgeable colleague on board communicated with the glider and the ship’s crew was able to retrieve it.


$64 Million Approved for Two Habitat Restoration Projects in Coastal Louisiana

Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for more than $64 million in funding. The projects are funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Program. This wetland restoration work will help support resilient communities and sustainable fisheries along the Louisiana coast.

Meet Andy Ostrowski, Fisheries Biologist

As part of the Faces of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center series, meet Andy Ostrowski, a fisheries biologist whose work centers around reef fish life history.