Mid-Atlantic
North Carolina Sea Grant, the NC Farm Bureau, N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries and industry collaborators have joined forces to produce and deploy “spat-on-shell.” The project launched on Jarrett Bay. John Lambeth / NCFBF
Fisheries

NC - Spat-On-Shell Demonstration Project to Benefit Oyster Harvests and Coastal Ecosystems

North Carolina Sea Grant, the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries and industry collaborators have joined forces on a new project to produce and deploy “spat-on-shell” to restore wild oyster populations for future harvest.

West Coast
Harbor porpoises are small marine mammals that hunt squid and small fish in coastal waters around Monterey Bay. NOAA Fisheries
Science

CA - Harbor Porpoises and Seal Bombs

Northeast
A team works to disentangle a humpback whale in Ambrose Channel off New York July 29, 2020. NYDEC photo / NOAA permit 18786-04
Fisheries

NY - Entangled Humpback Whale Rescued from New York Channel

International
The range of smooth hammerhead sharks shifted north as much 2,800 kilometers, more than 1,700 miles, during a major marine heatwave that affected the northeast Pacific Ocean from 2013 into 2015. The heatwave was known as "The Blob." Richard Herrmann / NOAA Fisheries

World - 'Thermal Displacement' Reflects How Far Species Must Go to Follow Preferred Temperatures