Shellfish & Other Invertebrates Similar Videos
Restoring Native Shellfish: The Kenneth K. Chew Shellfish Hatchery
The Olympia oyster is the only oyster species native to the Pacific Northwest coast of the U.S. Populations are down and habitat is depleted for these oysters, and this new native shellfish hatchery has come online to help recover their populations.
Biodiversity: ARMS Gather Who's Hiding in Puget Sound
On March 26, 2018, a team of NOAA scientists retrieved three biodiversity monitoring structures (called ARMS) from the bottom of Puget Sound, near the Nisqually Delta. Check out all the cool critters they found, and why they are doing this research.
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.