Greater Atlantic Region Similar Videos
What Does It Take to be a Fisheries Observer in the Northeast?
What does it take to be a Northeast fisheries observer? Find out from current and former observers. Interested? Sign up at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/resource/data/fishery-monitoring-service-providers-northeast-and-mid-atlantic-programs
NEFSC Gear Research Series: Better Gear By Design
The Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Gear Research group works with fishermen to design, test, and modify fishing gear. They've found ways to protect endangered sea turtles and marine mammals while maintaining the target species catch.
Size Matters: Examining the Effects of Body Size on Birth Rates in North Atlantic Right Whales
Recent research reveals that smaller female North Atlantic right whales produce fewer calves over their reproductive years. Their body size has been declining in recent decades due to increased entanglements in fishing gear and other factors.