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NOAA Fisheries, in collaboration with the regional fishery management councils and other federal agencies, has created many novel ways to protect fish habitat. Read about unique efforts  that have conserved large geographic areas, specific species, and habitat near rural and urban areas.

Greater Atlantic

Collaborative Research During Massive Port Deepening Does Not Flounder

Flounder Guru Connects with Habitats

Saving Seagrass Meadows: Working Together to Protect Essential Habitat

NOAA Contributing to the Recovery of Atlantic Cod Fisheries

Considering Habitat: A Closer Look at America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Summer flounder and its essential fish habitat became a focus of Dave Packerís research



Southeast and Caribbean

NOAA Ensures Support for Local Industry While Protecting Wetlands & Habitat NOAA Ensures Support for Local Industry While Protecting Wetlands & Habitat

Wetlands: Multi-Million Dollar Essential Fish Habitat

Staghorn Corals and Fish: Better Together

Wetland Mitigation Case Study - Indian Street Bridge, Palm City, Florida

 

Pacific Islands

Shallow Coral Reefs ó Essential Fish Habitat of the Pacific Islands

Department of Defense Consultations

Coral Reef Habitats of Hawaii

 

Alaska

NOAA Keeps Fishermen in the Loop While Protecting Valuable Coral and Habitat Fishermen Connect with Habitat Researchers in Alaska

NOAA Keeps Fishermen in the Loop While Protecting Valuable Coral and Habitat NOAA Keeps Fishermen in the Loop While Protecting Valuable Coral and Habitat

NOAA Protecting Salmon Fisheries in Southeast AlaskaNOAA Protecting Salmon Fisheries in Southeast Alaska

Trawl Gear Modification—Preserving Fish Habitat in the Bering Sea

NOAA Supports Graduate Student’s Research on Mining Impacts to Red King Crab Habitat in Norton Sound

 

West Coast

Sustaining Fisheries through Healthy Habitats in Southern California

NOAA Ensures Support for Local Industry While Protecting Wetlands & Habitat The Elliott Bay Seawall Project

Oregon Salmon Finally Free of Savage DamOregon Salmon Finally Free of Savage Dam

NOAA Fisheries input on sand mining helps protect key fish habitat

The importance of Eelgrass