OysterVideoMonitoring, A NOAA scientist retrieves a frame on which a video camera is mounted from the water. NOAA is researching the use of video to track the progress of oyster reef restoration projects.

Funding Opportunity Open for Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Research

1/22/2023 - By fisheries.noaa.gov Apply by April 17 for funding to support research on how climate change is affecting habitat and fisheries. Up to $1.5 million in grant funds are available to support research into how key Chesapeake Bay fisheries species change their behavior to deal with changing habitat and climate. Applications are due April… SEE MORE
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Reopening Rivers to Migratory Fish in the Northeast

12/29/2022 - By fisheries.noaa.gov Our interactive story map highlights how NOAA and partners’ work reopening rivers in the Northeast helps benefit fisheries and communities. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] Removal of Holmes Dam on Town Brook in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (Credit: Hawk Visuals)[/caption] Every year, millions of fish along the Atlantic coast migrate up… SEE MORE
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How are Fisheries and Coral Reefs Connected?

12/13/2022 - By fisheries.noaa.gov Learn how overfishing impacts corals and what you can do to protect these important ecosystems. [caption id="attachment_44190" align="alignnone" width="559"] Parrot Fish, Corinne Fuchs, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] It’s Corals Week! Did you know corals are animals related to jellyfish and anemones? Coral reefs are formed… SEE MORE
Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

NOAA Study Assesses Vulnerability of Coastal Habitats to Climate Change in the NE

1/3/2022 - NOAA Fisheries and partners assessed the vulnerability of marine, estuarine, and riverine habitats in the Northeast United States to climate change. The findings were recently published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. We found salt marshes, shellfish reefs, deep-sea corals, seagrasses, kelp, and intertidal habitats to be among the most vulnerable. The… SEE MORE
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New Podcast Episode: Paul Anderson Talks About Collaboration and Innovation in Fisheries Management

4/16/2021 - In this new episode of our USH Harbors podcast--All About Our Coasts--Paul Anderson, Director of the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, talks with US Harbors' president, Anastasia Fischer, about the innovative work they are doing to create new frameworks for fisheries management in the Gulf of Maine. Innovation through collaboration… SEE MORE
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Mississippi Shrimpers Deliver Catch to Local Food Banks

2/3/2021 - By Jessica Hathaway. Early this year, Mississippi food pantries received deliveries of locally caught, processed and packaged shrimp, harvested by members of Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United. A $50,000 Catch Together grant facilitated by the nonprofit Extra Table helped Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United purchase 20,000 pounds of local heads-on shrimp. The… SEE MORE