More than 70 underwater canyons exist off the northeastern coast of the US, some more than three miles deep. In this video, journey to the deep and discover new species of deep-sea coral and more through the eye of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV).
In this video, Kevin Friedland, a NOAA fisheries oceanographer, explains one factor that might be undermining the recovery of Atlantic cod in New England. In areas where ocean temperatures have changed, larval cod may not be getting enough to eat.
Part of restoring commercially and recreationally important fish populations happens through restoring the habitat of those species and the species that they prey upon. Repairing degraded fish habitat is the specialty of NOAA's Restoration Center. John Catena, the Center's manager for the Northeast, explains how fish habitat may have become degraded and how NOAA works to bring it back to the way it was before so fish and other wildlife can thrive and reproduce.
Bob Keese is a scalloper operating out of Chatham, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. This video showcases how Bob and his crew fish for scallops using a dredge, and shuck 600 pounds of scallop meat before they reach the docks at the end of the day.