Shellfish & Other Invertebrates Similar Videos
Pinto Abalone Restoration: Outplanting in March, 2011
Pinto abalone is a "species of concern" on the Pacific coast, and efforts are underway to help restore the population. This video shows that latest outplanting effort in March 2011, during which over 2000 abalone were released into Puget Sound.
White Abalone Collection: First Time in 12 Years
Biologists collect the first white abalone from the ocean since 2004. White abalone are functionally extinct in the ocean so their only hope for recovery is a captive breeding program currently being supported by NOAA Fisheries in California.
Combing the Deep: NOAA's Discovery of a New Ctenophore
On an underwater expedition off the coast of Puerto Rico in 2015, led by the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, scientists discovered a new species of comb jelly. It is the first species solely identified through high-definition video.