NMFS Launches New Podcast Series Featuring Two SWFSC Stories
Today, the Fisheries Office of Communications launches “On the Line", a collection of podcasts featuring the people that study, manage and protect marine species and the habitats upon which they depend. These original podcasts include interviews, photo galleries, and web
Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat, Request for Proposals
The Pacific Fishery Management Council has announced a Request For Proposals to modify Pacific coast groundfish Essential Fish Habitat (EFH).
La Jolla Laboratory Replacement Project Featured in the News
NOAA Fisheries' new Southwest Fisheries Science Center laboratory was featured recently in the U T San Diego newspaper. Staff began moving into the new lab in mid February and will continue into June. The move consolidates 35+ labs, five shops, four libraries, 1.5 million
Net Cameras Add New Dimension To Viewing Fish Behavior
The Advanced Survey Technologies group recently developed a camera and light system for observing fish behavior and the performance of the marine mammal excluder device (MMED) in the Nordic rope trawls used for surveys of coastal pelagic species (CPS). The
Groundfish STAR Panel for Data-Moderate Assessments
The Fisheries Ecology Division hosted a Pacific Coast Groundfish Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel for data-moderate assessments.
New Study Analyzes the Risk to Endangered Whales from Ship Traffic off Southern California
Researchers have identified areas off southern California with high numbers of whales and assessed their risk from potentially deadly collisions with commercial ship traffic in a studyreleased today in the scientific journal Conservation Biology. Scientists