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crew hauling back net in bad weather Stormy weather: Engineer and mate haul back a net in high winds and heavy seas. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Christopher Sarro
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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
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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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