Reports from the Field

Mako shark2007 Juvenile Shark Survey

SWFSC research scientists are capturing juvenile mako, blue, and thresher sharks off the southern California coast right now.  Learn more about the cruise and read a daily blog from cruise scientists...

DolphinsEastern Tropical Pacific Dolphin & Ecosystem Survey

Visit the Stenella Abundance Research -Line Transect and Ecosystem (STAR-LITE) website to read weekly reports from the scientists and see photos from the research cruise. Visit past marine mammal surveys...

Penguin ChicksThe US Antarctic Marine Living Resources Field Season

On November 1st, 2006, the Antarctic Research Division of the Southwest Fisheries Science Center opened the Cape Shirreff field station on Livingston Island in the Southern Ocean. The researchers residing on the island send in a weekly summary report of activities completed. Field survey overview...

Map of Marine Mammal and Turtle Division cruisesMMTD Research Surveys 1986 - 2006

A major mission of the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division is to monitor the status of protected species in U.S. waters or waters where the U.S. has a vested interest. Most of this monitoring is conducted aboard NOAA research vessels. View them via Google Earth...

 

Last modified: 12/24/2014