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Streamer Lines: Saving Seabirds
Seabirds, including the endangered short-tailed albatross, can get caught on fishing lines. NOAA Fisheries partnered with government, academia, and industry to find a solution that significantly reduced seabird bycatch, and won a Presidential award.
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.
Tackling Bycatch in U.S. Fisheries
Bycatch threatens the sustainability and resiliency of our local fishing communities, regional economies, and ocean ecosystems. NOAA Fisheries has a 40-year track record of collaborating with fishermen, academia, and our partners to address bycatch.