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Cooperative Research Branch Fall Gulf of Maine Bottom Longline Surveys Completed

This hook-based fishery survey is conducted alongside fishing industry collaborators every fall and spring. Focusing on rocky habitat in the southern Gulf of Maine, the survey informs questions of abundance and distribution of species that live there.
January 04, 2022 - Feature Story ,
all fishing gear buoys onboard a vessel are silhouetted against textured sky and colored sunset Highflyers, part of the fishing gear, are stored onboard in between fishing efforts. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Dave McElroy

A Sustainable Seafood Sampler from Coast to Coast

The United States has sustainable seafood choices for every occasion. Learn more about some regional favorites and find a new recipe for your next summer celebration.
May 19, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Table with fish and shellfish dishes An array of fish and shellfish dishes. Credit: iStock.

Eight Delicious Fish You May Not Have Tried

Try something new and invest in the economy by eating these lesser-known fish caught by U.S. fishermen.
October 14, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Chef-Rob-Ruiz-Pulled-Opah Sandwich.jpg Chef Rob's Pulled Opah Sandwich. Credit: Sam Wells.

The Curious Relationship Between Acadian Redfish and Sea Pens

In 2015 some of the sea pens sampled were found to harbor larval redfish. Because there were also adult redfish in the shrimp survey tows, it was difficult to verify that larval fish were there because of an important biological phenomena or from spawning adults in the haul.
October 17, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Sea Pen, reddish in color, in the sand.