ABOUT

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The Protected Science Species Branch within the NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology works to advocate for protected species science both inside and outside of NOAA.

Read more here.

ASSESSMENTS AND TAXA

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The Protected Science Species Branch coordinates science for protected species within NOAA Fisheries jurisdiction and protected under multiple US environmental statutes including marine mammals, sea turtles, and sea birds.

Learn more about our taxa-specific science here.

ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE

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Part of Protected Species Science involves the science of the protected species surrounding environments.

Learn about our environmental studies here.

 
 

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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The Protected Species Science Branch engages in and coordinates diverse R&D activities that will improve information on species abundance, trends, threats, distribution, and recovery. Learn more about R&D here.

COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATION

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The Protected Science Branch's work involves broad communication and coordination. We also want to effectively communicate the science the the branch supports. Read more about this here.

CONTACT

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Find who to contact with your questions and how to do so by clicking here.