Protected Species Similar Videos
NEFSC Gear Research Series: Lose the Rope, Give Whales Hope
Ropeless or on-demand technologies offer a potential solution for whales and other protected species that can become entangled in traditional lobster traps and crab pots. Find out what ropeless is all about from the NEFSC gear research team!
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.
Salmon on the High Seas: Unlocking the Mysteries of Salmon in the North Pacific
Scientists are surveying the Gulf of Alaska to find out more about Pacific salmon (Chinook, Coho, sockeye, chum and pink salmon). The information they gather will help managers plan for changes these populations will face due to climate change.