Fish and Fisheries

NEFSC has been studying Northeastern U.S. seafood species since 1871

Federal fishery scientists have been studying marine life on the Northeast U.S. continental shelf for over 140 years, focusing on those species that are:

  • the most valued by commercial or recreational fisheries,

  • endangered or protected, or

  • important contributors to the food web.

On this page you can find the most current information for the species we study the most intensively.

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