Recent press releases
February 11, 2016
NOAA, partners: Testing detects algal toxins in Alaska marine mammals
October 21, 2015
Unmanned NOAA hexacopter monitors health of endangered Southern Resident killer whales
August 28, 2015
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
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