You can’t eat wild Atlantic salmon from the U.S., because so few remain. Atlantic salmon have dwindled to one percent of their historic population in the northeastern U.S. Because the shrunken population is highly endangered, NOAA Fisheries selected it as one of eight Species in the Spotlight. NOAA also selected […]
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Bad Weather Frustrates Recovery Efforts A motorboat in Puerto Rico crushed corals into thousands of pieces when it ran aground on February 18, and bad weather has complicated recovery efforts. The boat Noemi del Mar was quickly removed from the shallows of Palomino Island, which is within a NOAA Habitat […]
Do alien-looking fish still swim around Miami? The effort to confirm the movements of endangered smalltooth sawfish near Florida’s largest city got delayed by October’s hurricane, but a scientific pit crew is busy putting its project back on track. If successful, the project will become the first to detect tagged […]
Balancing water needs to recover salmon El Niño rains have brought record rainfall to northern California this year—just in time for a new water conservation project on the Russian River watershed. Two water diversion storage tanks holding approximately 180,000 gallons each were installed by Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District at […]