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Was the answer in the headlines?

A predatory invasion into freshwater by striped bass to harvest Atlantic salmon smolt in Northeast America's waters is part of climate change reality [...]

November 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Science for a nickel a day saves lives

If you live in a tornado zone, near the beach, regularly fish the surf or offshore, you know who NOAA is and that their science saves lives [...]

May 25, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

Household chemicals and prescription drugs in your trout stream?

The sheer number of Americans taking drugs is one reason drugs in the water are a problem - 60 percent of Americans now take prescription drugs [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Fisheries managers should heed public opinion—and science—on menhaden

Public comments have poured in on how to manage Atlantic menhaden: Conserve the species for its contribution to the marine ecosystem. [...]

February 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Aquaculture: The Atlantic salmon is threatened anew – “NETPENS”

Man, in his ever needy quest to harness nature, almost destroyed the once-abundant Atlantic salmon with dams, pollution, overharvesting, politics, and development [...]

July 21, 2016 Aquaculture, RECENT, Slide

News: Estimating the size of fish stocks proves quite difficult

NOAA says if you listen to the Gulf recreational fishermen, it sounds like there’s a problem. And if you listen to our congressional delegations, there is a problem [...]

February 2, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

News: More Norwegian salmon farms suffer escapes due to storms

The scale of the escapes remains an uncertainty. The affected farms held fish weighing in at an average of 4 kilos and 2.9 kilos, respectively. [...]

January 16, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Science: The first genetically engineered fish is here, but is that good?

AquAdvantage® Salmon contain genes from an unrelated King Salmon, the largest of the Pacific salmon, and distinctive genetic material from an eel-like ocean pout [...]

January 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Science, Slide

Science: Idaho salmon successfully regaining fitness advantage

Endangered Snake River sockeye salmon are returning as adults at a much higher rate than others released from hatcheries, according to a newly published analysis. [...]

December 4, 2014 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Science, Slide

Opinion: The oceans, as we know them, have an end date

Everything that lives in the ocean is important. The diversity of ocean life is the key to its survival. The areas of the ocean with the most different kinds of life are the healthiest [...]

December 3, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide