Renewed Passage: Buzzards Bay to the Acushnet River
Learn how NOAA Fisheries and its partners installed a "nature-like" fishway on the Acushnet River in Massachusetts to improve habitat and help migrating herring access prime spawning grounds.
Restoring Fisheries Through Habitat Restoration
Part of restoring commercially and recreationally important fish populations happens through restoring the habitat of those species. Repairing degraded fish habitat is the specialty of NOAA's Restoration Center.
Meet Bob Keese, Scalloper
Bob Keese is a scalloper operating out of Chatham, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. This video showcases how Bob and his crew fish for scallops using a dredge, and shuck about 600 pounds of scallop meat before they reach the docks at the end of the day.
North Atlantic Right Whale PSA - Slow to 10 Knots
North Atlantic right whale 30-second Public Service Announcement for NE Florida and coastal Georgia.
Shark Conservation and the Apex Predators Program
What are "apex predators" and why do we study them? NOAA Fisheries biologist Nancy Kohler and her team study the basic life history of predators at the top of the food chain, like sharks, to ensure long-term sustainability of the species.
Shark Fishing Tournaments
Shark tournaments - there's a science to it. NOAA biologists Nancy Kohler and Lisa Natanson attend Northeastern recreational shark tournaments where they examine shark size, sex, and reproductive organs, and also collect shark backbones for study.
Shark researchers Nancy Kohler and Lisa Natanson explain why it's important to be able to know the age of a shark.
TIES THAT BIND: Observing Northeast Fisheries
Ties That Bind explores the nature of fisheries, science, and resource management by coming to know a few of the personalities behind the process. It series celebrates and promotes the collaborative spirit of New England fisheries management.