Only about 60 vaquitas remain in the world, according to a new report recently released by Mexico’s Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources and the governor of Baja California on the status of the rare Mexican porpoise. NOAA
Draft stock assessment summary indicates that management measures already in place are likely to help.
Each year, leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) interact with the United States longline fishery many are caught and sampled by the observers with the SEFSC Pelagic Observer Program. SWFSC scientists, including marine biologist Kelly Stewart, used the comprehensive nesting population
Hexacopters give researchers an unparalleled view of marine mammal health photo here Scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are studying the health of critically endangered whales—using hexacopters.
The SWFSC will conduct a review of it's ecosystem science the week of April 18th. The 2016 NOAA Fisheries Science Program Reviews will evaluate ecosystem science programs that inform the management, protection, and restoration of resilient and productive ecosystems.
Stock assessment finds sardine biomass below cut off level for directed fishing this year Last weekend scientists and managers at the