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Lessons from Lake Trout in Lake Champlain

Ashley Eaton and Caroline Blake, NOAA’s Lake Champlain Sea Grant in Burlington, VT Lake Champlain, known as Bitawbakw by the Abenaki people, is home to lake trout. As one of the top predators in Lake Champlain, they play an important role in maintaining balance within the lake ecosystem. When lake trout populations struggled, it took…

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One Fish, Two Fish, This Fish, Not That Fish

Noelle Yochum, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA, and Michelle Dyroy, Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, AK Do you want to be an honorary Conservation Engineer? Don’t know what that is? Come find out! Learn about exciting research on how fish behave inside fishing gear and how we can improve our fisheries.…

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Fin-tastic Fun with Coral Reef Fish Surveys in South Florida and the Caribbean

Erin Cain and Jay Grove, NOAA’s Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Key Biscayne, FL Take a dive with us into coral reef fish communities and learn all about how we identify, survey, and help inform managers about reef fish populations through NOAA’s National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP). Using engaging, interactive photos and videos, we…

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What do you know about Alaska salmon? Exploring the job of a salmon biologist

Joshua Russell, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Juneau, AK What do you know about Alaska salmon? Join us to learn about salmon lifecycles, what daily research looks like at a fish weir, Alaska salmon management, and the importance of stewardship. Resources to access at home: » Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP)…

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How Old Is That Fish? And What Fish Ear Stones Can Tell Us

Craig Kastelle, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA What does a fish use its otoliths (ear stones) for and what can we learn from them? Join us to learn how we can tell how old a fish is, and other ways that scientists can use otoliths to study fish. Resources to access…

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150 Years and Counting: Studying Fish, Fisheries and More

at the NOAA Fisheries Woods Hole Laboratory and Aquarium in Woods Hole, MA The village of Woods Hole, Massachusetts is home to an amazing collection of marine science institutions. In this webinar, we will introduce you to the NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center Woods Hole Lab. We will “walk” down main street, explore a…

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Salmon in the Winter: Anadromous fish under ice

Coowe Walker and Jacob Argueta, NOAA’s Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Kachemak Bay, AK What do you know about baby salmon? Join us to learn about where salmon spend their early life stages, and how they survive in watersheds blanketed with snow and ice. We will talk about the importance of groundwater on…

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Dambusters at Work: Restoring Habitat for Migratory Fish

Eric Hutchins, NOAA Restoration Center in Gloucester, MA Soon after the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock they began to build dams on Town Brook in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Every dam built impacted the migratory pathway of American eel and river herring which need to reach fresh water streams to complete their lifecycle. This talk will describe…

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