Mexico’s Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, formally launched the project to estimate numbers of the world’s rarest marine mammal on Oct. 1, which turned into a banner day when three vaquitas surfaced in view
The mood on the R V Ocean Starr was one of jubilation and relief as observers aboard the research vessel spotted two vaquitas, the world’s smallest and rarest marine mammal. They were spotted swimming in calm waters near the fishing
The emerging El Niño climate pattern that is warming the tropical Pacific Ocean is likely to continue–and could even increase–the appearance of marine species in unfamiliar places along the West Coast.
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Fisheries Ecology Division researchers are using a reservoir model for Shasta Lake to estimate the amount of cold water available to keep the Sacramento River cool enough for young salmon.
The first hammerhead shark fitted with a satellite tracking tag off Southern California has traveled more than 1,000 miles to Mexico and back again since NOAA Fisheries researchers tagged it near San Clemente Island about two months