Latest NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center Stories
Stocks of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are facing new challenges in the Gulf of Maine, where changing spring wind patterns, warming sea surface temperatures and new predators along altered migration routes are affecting their survival.
EZ Pass for Fish Helps Ocean Tracking Network Locate Salmon from Maine off Halifax, Nova Scotia
From the surface, the two areas of ocean off the coasts of northern New Jersey and Long Island, New York look the same. But to NOAA scientists, the four-square-mile patches could not be more different.
Sharks in captivity avoid metals that react with seawater to produce an electric field, a behavior that may help fishery biologists develop a strategy to reduce the bycatch of sharks in longline gear.
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