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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Fisheries Homepage
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries is dedicated to protecting and preserving our nation's living marine resources through scientific research, fisheries management, enforcement, and habitat conservation. NOAA Fisheries is a leading voice for commercial and recreational fisheries and continues to focus its efforts on sustaining our marine resources as we face the challenges that the new millennium brings. This clearinghouse website highlights the work of NOAA Fisheries. Topics include marine mammals, fisheries habitat, recreational fisheries, endangered species, commercial fishers and more. Users can access hot fisheries topics, information in the spotlight and other fisheries research organizations. Several image galleries and audio files of whale songs are also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Report
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Biology
  • Ecology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-170
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Research Homepage'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration