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NOAA Fisheries Denies Request for Emergency Action on Bering Sea Salmon Bycatch

Petition did not meet three criteria necessary for emergency rule.
January 25, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Juvenile Chinook salmon. Juvenile Chinook salmon.

On the Water: A Look at Life as an Observer

Fisheries observers play a vital role in gathering the data needed to ensure the sustainability of our marine resources.
October 13, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Boats in a harbor at sunrise Harbor at sunrise. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Lee Benaka

Discovering Deep-Sea Sponges in Alaska

Hundreds of species have yet to be described in the ecosystems that support Alaska’s valuable commercial fisheries.
September 02, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Underwater photo of a pink fish hiding inside a conical yellow sponge. A pregnant sharpchin rockfish shelters within a sponge on the seafloor off Alaska. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

NOAA Fisheries Fact-Checks Orca Bycatch Photo Circulating on Social Media

Read a NOAA Fisheries statement on an orca bycatch photo circulating on social media.
April 15, 2021 - Agency Statement ,
dam-migration-miss/1280_Yi1QGQud0z31.jpg A pod of killer whales in Alaska waters.

Seafood Bycatch Donation Relieves Hunger And Reduces Waste

A cooperative Alaska program takes an innovative approach to the global problem of unwanted fish catch.
October 30, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Photo of trawler F/V Commodore hauling in pollock catch in the Eastern Bering Sea. The F/V Commodore fishing for pollock in the Eastern Bering Sea. Credit: Brent Paine/United Catcher Boats.

Meet the Fishermen Involved in Cooperative Research

Partnerships and collaborations with our region’s commercial fishing industry help us better understand ocean ecosystems and improve fisheries management. Meet a few of our cooperative research partners making that happen.
October 14, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Northeast Fisheries Science Center cooperative research industry partners graphic with 7 photos of fishermen.

2020 Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program Awards

NOAA Fisheries announces more than $2.3 million in funding for 13 innovative bycatch reduction research projects.
August 28, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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2019 Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program Awards

More than $2.3 million will go to partners to support innovative bycatch reduction research projects.
October 21, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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