Atlantic Recreational Shark Fishing: Handling and Release of Prohibited Species
Prohibited shark identification, including dusky and other ridgeback sharks, and tips for safe handling and release. Includes information on permitting and regulations for recreational shark fishing in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean.
Protecting Dolphins: How to Best View Them
Bottlenose dolphins share our coastal waters. This means people can easily view them in the wild, but it also puts dolphins at risk of human-caused injuries or death. Watch this video to learn how to protect wild dolphins while viewing them.
A Florida Sea Turtle Study
Five species of sea turtles are found in Florida’s waters and all are listed as threatened or endangered. In this video, join Fisheries biologists off the Gulf Coast of Florida as they conduct in-water research and monitoring of green, Kemp's Ridley,
NOAA Teacher At Sea Alumni Workshop: Gulf of Mexico Region
NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program Gulf of Mexico Region Alumni Workshop in Pascagoula, MS. Spring 2017.
Intro to NOAA's Southeast Fisheries Science Center Miami Lab
A video montage of the research and monitoring activities of the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center, in support of the 50th Anniversary of the Miami Laboratory Celebration (May 14-16, 2015).
Northwest Atlantic Shark Cooperative Fishery
What information can shark scientists gather from species caught in cooperative research fisheries? What have they learned about the sandbar shark population? What are the benefits to fish consumers from these fisheries? This video provides answers.
Stay Safe Around Sharks: Q&As with Dr. John Carlson
The shark attacks along the Carolinas in June and July of 2015 raised a lot of questions about sharks and their interactions with people. Our shark expert, Dr. John Carlson, shares answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
Down Scope: Saving Snapper & Grouper from Barotrauma (6:34)
Reef fish in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, like snapper and grouper, suffer from barotrauma when brought to the surface, and many die. But these fish can survive when released at depth using fish descenders. See how easy they are to use.
National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy
Saltwater recreational fishing is an important thread in the social, cultural, and economic fabric of coastal communities. NOAA is committed to fostering and enhancing sustainable, high quality recreational fisheries and public access to them.
Protecting the Smalltooth Sawfish
The smalltooth sawfish is a bizarre looking animal and an endangered species. In this video, get an intimate look at baby sawfish that are only days old, as well as a glimpse of a 17-ft long adult, and learn about the science behind protecting them.
North Atlantic Right Whale: Slow to 10 Knots
Public service announcement for boaters in the Southeast to slow down to 10 knots for right whales.
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