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Welcome to the Office of Science and Technology 

The Office of Science and Technology is part of the National Marine Fisheries Service (abbreviated “NMFS” and informally known as “NOAA Fisheries”).  The Office advocates and ensures the sound scientific basis for NOAA Fisheries science programs and resource conservation and management decisions.

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    June 2014 we began our survey of bait and tackle stores to better understand their economic contributions. Read More...

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    Read about the 2014 class of NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellows and their annual Meeting. Read More...

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    Dr. Patrick Lynch receives W.F. Thompson Best Paper Award Read More...

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    NOAA Fisheries global plankton database, COPEPOD, celebrates its 10th Anniversary Read More...

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    NOAA senior research scientist, Dr. Bruce Collette, wins prestigious lifetime achievement award Read More...

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    NOAA and Partners Take Action to Help Safeguard the Nation’s Fish, Wildlife, and Plants in a Changing Climate Read More...

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    OCEANADAPT tool tracks shifts in the distribution of U.S. marine species with changing ocean conditions. Read More...