Go Slow: Sea Turtles Below
See how Brian Stacy, a veterinarian who works with the National Sea Turtle Program, examines sea turtle health, welfare, and mortality. Part of his work involves investigating causes of sea turtle strandings, which are often caused by vessel strikes.
Reducing Bycatch Helps Restore Sea Turtle Populations
Bycatch—when animals are accidentally caught while people are fishing for other species—is the biggest threat to sea turtles in the ocean. This project is helping reduce sea turtle bycatch and restoring their populations after the Deepwater Horizon o
Give Them Space: Right Whale Mother & Calf Interact with Dolphins
In February, 2019, scientists working under a federal research permit captured an amazing interaction between a group of bottlenose dolphins and a mother and calf North Atlantic right whale.
The Right Stuff: Regulations for Right Whales
North Atlantic right whales are one of the world’s most endangered large whale species, with only about 450 remaining. NOAA has developed regulations for boaters and fishermen to help protect these whales from vessel collisions and entanglements.
NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program: Southeast Region Alumni Workshop
Educators selected for NOAA’s Teacher at Sea program gain real-world research experience working at-sea with NOAA scientists. The Southeast Region alumni network is comprised of alumni from South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.
Dusky Tracks: Satellite Tags Help Manage Fisheries Closures
Dusky sharks live along the U.S. East Coast, and are sometimes caught unintentionally by fishermen. Follow scientists and fishermen as they attach satellite tags to learn more about this shark’s movements and better manage our nation’s fisheries.
Atlantic Recreational Shark Fishing: Handling and Release of Sharks
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).
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