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NOAA Fisheries 150th Anniversary Results

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Nation’s Oldest Public Marine Aquarium Continues 150 Year Legacy

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we are highlighting some of the things that make the Woods Hole fisheries lab and the village a special place. One of them is the Woods Hole Science Aquarium.
February 11, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Man dressed in a suit with hat looks at one of the lighted tanks partially covering windows along the wall of the old fisheries aquarium. Hoods over the top of the tanks deflect light from the windows visible at top. Many other tanks fill the room, including a row of small open tanks across the aisle at the bottom of the open. White power cords hang down from the ceiling to each tank.

Linda Despres: Overcoming the Odds to Fulfill a Dream

Despite early hurdles facing women going to sea, Linda Despres fulfilled her dream of a marine science career. During her 40 years at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center she spent 1,560 days at sea, and even a few underwater.
February 08, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Women in foul weather gear overalls holds up two cod. In the background are baskets and fish on the deck for sorting from a bottom trawl Linda Despres holds Atlantic cod during a 2001 bottom trawl survey on the NOAA Ship Albatross IV.

Science Center - In Our Own Words

In celebration of our 150th Anniversary, we share comments from our staff at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.

Vinal Nye Edwards: Naturalist Extraordinaire And The First Federal Fisheries Employee

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we are highlighting people who helped build the foundation of fisheries and marine science. Meet Vinal Nye Edwards, a local Woods Hole naturalist, who was hired in 1871.
December 27, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Head and shoulders view of older man with beard wearing a suit coat.

James E. Hanks, Advocate for Aquaculture Research and Mentorship

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we are highlighting people who helped build the foundation of fisheries and marine science. Meet James Hanks, a friend to students, a research advocate, and laboratory builder and director, 1962–1985.
November 16, 2021 - Feature Story ,
 A color image. Headshot of an older man with thinning gray hair wearing glasses, an open-necked shirt, and a dark blazer.

The Milford Method: NOAA Fisheries’ Role in Shellfish Aquaculture

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we are highlighting people and activities that helped build our foundations. From a small lab on the shore of Long Island Sound, a mighty aquaculture revolution began.
October 29, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Oysters in orange basket.

Lionel A. Walford: Scientist, Administrator, Supporter of Marine Education and Citizen Science

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we are highlighting people who helped build the foundation of fisheries and marine science. Meet Lionel A. Walford, marine biologist, first director of the NOAA Fisheries laboratory at Sandy Hook, New Jersey.
October 13, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A black and whote photograph of a middle aged man at a desk with half-height bookcases filled with books in the background. The man wears glasses, a sport jacket with a light plaid shirt and dark, slender bow tie.

Milford Aquaculture Seminar

The Milford Aquaculture Seminar is a forum where scientists, aquaculture professionals, academics, and regulators gather to share research findings and discuss challenges and advances in shellfish cultivation.
October 12, 2021 - Photo Gallery ,
Four men in casual business attire stand side-by-side in a hotel meeting room.

Milford Lab Open House

The annual open house in October is a tradition at our science center’s Milford Laboratory in Connecticut.
October 08, 2021 - Photo Gallery ,
 Four people gathered around a table organizing fish printing materials for visitors. On the table are rubber fish molds, paint, brushes, stirring sticks, and paper.