Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Press Releases

Recent press releases

February 11, 2016
The next link/button will exit from NWFSC web site NOAA, partners: Testing detects algal toxins in Alaska marine mammals

October 21, 2015
The next link/button will exit from NWFSC web site Unmanned NOAA hexacopter monitors health of endangered Southern Resident killer whales

August 28, 2015
The next link/button will exit from NWFSC web site Bulldozers welcome the tides back to prime salmon habitat in Snohomish River Estuary

June 15, 2015
NOAA Fisheries mobilizes to gauge unprecedented West Coast toxic algal bloom

June 4, 2015
Recovering predators create new wildlife management challenges

May 7, 2015
The next link/button will exit from NWFSC web site Populated Puget Sound sees stark shifts in marine fish species

March 17, 2015
West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime, NOAA report finds

March 16, 2015
NOAA announces novel feeder for juvenile and larval fishes

March 5, 2015
New research reveals low-oxygen impacts on West Coast groundfish

March 4, 2015
NOAA Fisheries scientists to brief press on winter killer whale tracking
Audio recording of press call (mp3)

February 3, 2015
Puget Sound salmon face more ups and downs in river flows

December 10, 2014
Climate change projected to drive marine species northward

November 24, 2014
Once nearly extinct, endangered Idaho sockeye regaining fitness advantage

June 25, 2014
NOAA Fisheries 10-year study highlights threats to Southern Resident killer whales.

August 7, 2013
NOAA and partner scientists discover 'portfolio effect' in early juvenile salmon survival for spring/summer Snake River Chinook.

July 18, 2013
Water quality robot deployed in Puget Sound

July 12, 2013
NOAA adopts federal recovery plan for lower Columbia River salmon and steelhead

July 3, 2013
NOAA announces its intent to develop a recovery plan for Pacific eulachon.

June 26, 2013
NOAA announces its intent to develop a recovery plan for Oregon Coast coho.

June 19, 2013
NOAA's Northwest Region and Northwest Fisheries Science Center release Draft Recreational Fishing Action Agenda for public comment.

May 15, 2013
Pacific Fishery Management Council is requesting proposals to modify Pacific coast groundfish essential fish habitat.

January 14, 2013
NOAA proposes to designate critical habitat for lower Columbia River coho salmon and Puget Sound steelhead

January 14, 2013
Ocean reveals its secrets and helps predict salmon returns to the Columbia River

The next link/button will exit from NWFSC web site Archived Press Releases