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Flame: Juneau, Alaska’s Wildlife Superstar

Whale Week highlights a local favorite among whale watchers and the scientific community.
February 18, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Flame, SEAK #1538, taken near Juneau, Alaska in 2007. NOAA Permit 14245) Flame, SEAK #1538, taken near Juneau, Alaska in 2007. NOAA Permit 14245)

Rice's Whale Turns One: Here's What We're Learning

This year marks the first year the Rice’s whale has been recognized as a new species. Learn more about our ongoing comprehensive research.
February 18, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Rice's whale surfacing. A Rice’s whale surfaces in the Gulf of Mexico. Credit: NOAA Fisheries (NMFS ESA/MMPA Permit No. 14450).

Meet Mal Brassfield, Network Manager

Part of the Faces of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center series, meet Mal Brassfield.
February 17, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Mal Brassfield on stage during the 50th anniversary of the center’s Miami facility. Mal Brassfield on stage during the 50th anniversary of the center’s Miami facility. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Fall in Love with New Seafood This Year

Take a chance and meet some new flavors.
February 17, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Table with fish and shellfish dishes Fish and shellfish dishes. Credit: iStock

Meet Jamie Thomton, Kauaʻi Marine Mammal Response Coordinator

Jamie talks about his path to NOAA, recounts a mission to disentangle a humpback whale, and explains what Whale Week means to him. 
February 16, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Picture of Jamie Thomton on a beach in Jamie Thomton in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Jamie Thomton in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

The Endangered Hawaiian Dolphins You’ve Never Heard Of—and What You Can Do for Them

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February 14, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Pods of swimming false killer whales. A group of false killer whales swims in waters off Lāna‘i. Credit: Cascadia Research Collective/Trent Ellis and Lee James (NOAA Fisheries Permit #20605).

Podcast: Checking In on Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

Learn the latest on endangered Southern Resident killer whales with Dr. Megan Wallen, a marine mammal specialist in NOAA Fisheries West Coast Protected Resources Division.
February 14, 2022 - Podcast ,
 Southern Resident killer whales encountered during NOAA's PODs (Pacific Orcinus Distribution Survey) in October 2021 Southern Resident killer whales encountered during NOAA's PODs (Pacific Orcinus Distribution Survey) in October 2021 near the west end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Credit: NOAA Fisheries