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2021 Partner in the Spotlight: Diane Pike

In 2021, we recognized partner Diane Pike for expanding and enhancing recovery of Hawaiian monk seals—one of our most imperiled marine species.
March 01, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Diana Pike on the right with NOAA Fisheries colleague on the left on the beach with a rainbow in the background Diane and colleague Mark Sullivan of NOAA Fisheries on a hike out to La'au Point, Moloka'i. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

NOAA to Increase Enforcement Actions to Ensure Safety of Federal Fishery Observers, Monitors

Interference with fishery observers is illegal. Stepped-up enforcement in the Northeast will target vessel owners, captains, and crew who violate the law.

Tracking Fish in the Chesapeake Bay Helps Researchers and Resource Managers

Acoustic receivers in the Chesapeake Bay help scientists track when and where tagged fish spend time.
March 01, 2022 - Feature Story
Map of three arrays of acoustic telemetry receivers in the Chesapeake Bay The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office and partners operate three arrays of acoustic telemetry receivers in the Chesapeake Bay.

Women's History Month: Talking with Valerie Ouellet

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center asked a few of their women scientists to talk about their career journeys, why they became scientists, and what advice they have for the next generation of women scientists.
March 01, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Valerie Ouellet wears a blue shirt and tan chest waders by a freshwater stream in a forest and holds a measuring board with an American eel on it.

NOAA's Seafood Inspection Program Announces Revised Fee Schedule

Revised fee schedule for the Seafood Inspection Program
March 01, 2022 - Feature Story ,
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Habitat Restoration in the Great Lakes: By the Numbers

NOAA’s habitat restoration work in the Great Lakes strengthens healthy fisheries and ecosystems, benefits local economies, and supports resilient communities.
March 01, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Aerial view of a large forested island in the middle of a river Aerial view of Belle Isle in the Detroit River. (Photo: Friends of the Detroit River)

Auke Bay Laboratories Has A New Deputy Director

Dr. Jamal Moss will serve as deputy director of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Auke Bay Laboratories.
February 28, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Jamal Moss stands in front of a boat

NOAA Fisheries Announces New Name for Its International Office

This change reflects increased emphasis on trade and commerce activities.
February 28, 2022 - Feature Story ,
American flag on boat American flag on boat. Credit: Shutterstock.

Meet Naeem Willett, Fish Biologist

Part of the Faces of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center series, meet Naeem Willett.
February 22, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Naeem Willett processing a red snapper otolith at the Panama City laboratory. Naeem Willett processing a red snapper otolith at the Panama City laboratory. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

A Whale’s World of Sound

Sound plays an essential role for marine species, and the ocean is getting noisier. NOAA works to understand and reduce the impacts of human-produced noise on whales.
February 18, 2022 - Feature Story ,
A western gray whale feeding in the Okhotsk Sea off northeastern Sakhalin Island, Russia A western gray whale feeding in the Okhotsk Sea off northeastern Sakhalin Island, Russia in the proximity of offshore oil and gas platforms. Credit: NOAA Fisheries