Tagged canyons

Deep-Sea Corals: The French Connection

A new agreement in France to end bottom trawl fishing in deep waters could send ripples to this side of the pond, where fisheries managers and industry leaders are discussing ways to protect the fragile and fascinating deep-sea corals in American waters. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, November 1

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, a Maine state lawmaker introduces a bill to respond to ocean acidification; Massachusetts announces $10.4 million in funding for wetlands restoration; Steve Urbon responds to the NRC report on Magnuson-Stevens; a sinking vessel takes the life of a Maine fisherman; NOAA introduces electronic reporting to more fisheries; NRDC releases a video highlighting the Atlantic canyons and seamounts; the ASMFC agrees to keep elver fishing open but reduce catch. … More Info »

Deep Sea Canyons on Your Desktop

The live streaming video from the NOAA research vessel Okeanos Explorer brings eye-popping images from the ocean floor as scientists maneuver a remotely operated vehicle (or ROV) called Deep Discoverer along the canyons and seamounts at the edge of the continental shelf. … More Info »