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Welcome to the Northeast Fisheries Science Center

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The country’'s oldest marine aquarium, the Woods Hole Science Aquarium displays approximately 140 species of creatures, and features touch tanks and seal feedings.
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Many of our employees have been recognized for outstanding achievements.
Image of the Week
Dr. Ambrose Jearld Ambrose Jearld, Director of Academic Programs at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), was named to the inaugural class of American Fisheries Society (AFS) Fellows at the organization's 2015 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon in August. Photo credit: Shelley Dawicki, NEFSC/NOAA. Read the full story >>
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Fish and Fisheries
bluefin tuna
Current information for the species we study the most intensively. Learn more >>
Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles
We conduct research for the management of protected species off the US northeast coast. Learn more >>
Food from the Sea
We make information and data available to fishers and seafood consumers. Learn more >>
People and the Sea
sorting fish
Scientists, fishing folks, mariners, and more rely on the sea for their livelihood. Learn more >>
The Ocean Realm
We study resources and habitats from the deepest waters to the coastline. Learn more >>
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