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Six Endangered Marine Animals You Might Not Know

Learn about some lesser known endangered marine species and what NOAA Fisheries is doing to aid their recovery.
May 20, 2022 - Feature Story ,
750x500-false-killer-whale-anim2620-NOAA-PIFSC.jpg False killer whale jumping out of the water in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Credit: Jim Cotton.

Recommended 2022 Species Recovery Grants Projects

NOAA Fisheries has recommended $6.2 million in funding for 12 new projects and 13 ongoing projects.
Cook Inlet beluga whale Cook Inlet beluga whale

$900,000 in Funding Recommended for Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration

Funding for four partnerships will help restore habitat for endangered Atlantic salmon in Maine.
July 29, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A fish leaping above fast-moving water Atlantic salmon. Credit: National Park Service.

$1 Million Available for Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration Projects

NOAA is seeking proposals for 2021 grant awards for projects that will restore habitat for endangered Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine region.
February 09, 2021 - Feature Story ,
An Atlantic salmon jumping out of the water An Atlantic salmon. (Photo: Atlantic Salmon Federation)

Behind the Scenes of the Most Consumed Seafood

Learn about the robust and transparent environmental standards that make U.S. seafood sustainable.
September 30, 2020 - Feature Story ,
grilled tuna lemon with mayo_Mariners Menu_photo by Vanda Lewis_NC Sea Grant.jpg Grilled tuna lemon with mayo. Credit: North Carolina Sea Grant/Vanda Lewis.

Dam Impact Analysis Model Helps Researchers Assess Atlantic Salmon Survival

New modelling helps scientists explore what happens when endangered Atlantic salmon have access to more of their habitat.
August 13, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Weldon dam with water flowing over different sections, brick building at the end of the dam.

Penobscot River Salmon Run Surges for Second Straight Year

After dam removals and fish passage improvements, endangered Atlantic salmon are continuing to return to Maine’s Penobscot River in encouraging numbers.
July 28, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Industry vs Diadromy: The Story of Migratory Fish in the Merrimack River

Restoring habitat connectivity is the key to helping diadromous fish populations reach their full potential and continue to support a healthy coastal ecosystem.
June 24, 2020 - Feature Story ,