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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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Fishing for Food and Facts

Anna Mercer, NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Narragansett, RI Did you know that U.S. fisheries produce over 9 billion pounds of seafood every year? Join this webinar to learn how NOAA Fisheries works with fishermen to produce sustainable seafood that feeds people all over the world. In this webinar, you will learn about the…

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Giant Seabass, Kings of the Kelp Forest

Ryan Freedman, NOAA’s Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in Santa Barbara, CA Giant Seabass are a species of large fish that live in the cool waters off the coast of California. Thanks to government protections in California, this top predator of the kelp forest is beginning to return to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary…

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Following ‘Ō‘io: The Life of Hawaiian Bonefishes

Keith Kamikawa, NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office in Honolulu, Hawai’i It’s easy to follow friends and family who are important to us through social media. But there is no Facebook for fish. So how do we keep track of fish species that are important to our fisheries? Hawai‘i is home to two species of…

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Swimming Upstream with River Herring

with Abigail Archer, NOAA’s Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension in Barnstable, MA Most fish live only in freshwater or only in saltwater, but some special fish can swim back and forth between both! How do they do it? Why do they do it? Tune in to learn the answers and meet…

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Leaping for Atlantic salmon: Protecting endangered species

Sarah Bailey, NOAA’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office in Orono, ME Once found as far south as Long Island Sound, today only the state of Maine still has wild runs of endangered Atlantic salmon. In Orono, Maine, NOAA Fisheries has a collection of Researchers, Engineers, and Managers that all work toward saving these fish and…

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