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Submit Nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel

NOAA Fisheries is requesting nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel. 
November 16, 2021 - News ,

Preserving Genetic Diversity Gives Wild Populations Their Best Chance at Long-Term Survival

Researchers find that maintaining genetic variation is critical to allowing wild populations to survive, reproduce, and adapt to future environmental changes.
November 15, 2021 - Feature Story ,
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Seabirds, Fishing Vessels Supplied Data to Support Ocean Research During Pandemic

Surveys of Farallon Islands seabirds revealed ocean shifts when little else could.
November 12, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Hundreds of birds on a rocky shore Common murres in the Farallon Islands off Northern California.

Alaska Aquaculture Permitting Portal and Guidance Document Now Available

These new tools guide applicants through the aquatic farm leasing and permitting process in Alaska.
November 08, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Oysters in Alaska. Credit: Alaska Department of Natural Resources Oysters in Alaska. Credit: Alaska Department of Natural Resources

6 Cool Northeast Aquaculture Science Collaborations to Follow

Six aquaculture collaborations and partnerships helping to solve tomorrow’s aquaculture challenges like disease, ocean acidification, and climate change.
November 05, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Collage of six photos. Three photos are of oysters, mussels, and sugar kelp being farmed. Three photos are of oysters, mussels, and kelp served as seafood. “Six Cool Northeast Aquaculture Science Collaborations to Follow”

NOAA Fisheries Implementing Amendment 14 in Alaska’s Cook Inlet

The amendment will affect the Cook Inlet commercial salmon fishing season. This action does not close any salmon fishing in state waters.
November 02, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Upper Cook Inlet EEZ

5 Things to Know About Aquafeeds

Sustainable aquafeeds provide a balanced mix of essential nutrients that farmed and wild fish need to thrive.
November 02, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Hands holding commercial aquaculture fish feed (aquafeed) pellets. Sustainable aquafeeds can help fish farmers meet the growing global demand for seafood, while reducing their environmental footprint. Credit: Getty Images.

Aquaculture Grower Profiles

Marine aquaculture is an important industry with economic, environmental, and social benefits. In the U.S. farming of fish, shellfish, and seaweeds is providing sustainable seafood and helping build resilience in a changing environment.
November 01, 2021 - Feature Story ,
On a foggy day at low tide, oyster bags are above the water's surface as a Hog Island boat passes by.

Celebrating Oysters: Oyster Week 2021

It's Oyster Week! We're honoring one of our favorite shellfish November 1-5 with special features.
November 01, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A closeup of hands wearing blue gloves holding a cluster of oysters Scientists monitor a reef with healthy oysters as part of a restoration effort. Photo: Oyster Recovery Partnership