NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources and their habitat. We provide vital services for the nation: productive and sustainable fisheries, safe sources of seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected resources, and healthy ecosystems—all backed by sound science and an ecosystem-based approach to management.

NOAA Builds on Unmanned Surveys by Teaming USV With Research Vessel

Published Mar 15, 2023 3:55 PM by NOAA Fisheries

Posted in: Government

NOAA Fisheries is evaluating the use of cutting-edge technology that has the potential to improve acoustic-trawl surveys of walley...

Due to COVID-19, Drone Survey Powers NOAA's Bering Cod Assessment

Published Dec 29, 2020 10:14 PM by NOAA Fisheries

Posted in: Government

Every other year, NOAA Fisheries conducts an acoustic-trawl survey from crewed research vessels to measure pollock abundance in Al...

Due to COVID-19, NOAA Uses Drones Instead of Ships for Fishery Survey

Published Jun 3, 2020 9:27 PM by NOAA Fisheries

Posted in: Government

Scientists are capitalizing on existing technological capabilities and partnerships to collect fisheries data. This will help fill...

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