Ocean Discovery Day 2015!
Our 8th Annual Ocean Discovery Day was held on March 14, 2015 at the NOAA NMFS Laboratory in Galveston, Texas. Read More . . .
Shrimp Exhibit at Sea Center Texas
The exhibit, which chronicles the history, gear, ecology, economic importance, and management of the Gulf of Mexico shrimp fishery, is now on display at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Sea Center Texas in Lake Jackson, Texas until Labor Day 2015. Read More . . .
Variability in Salt Marsh Flooding Patterns
Tidal flooding of the marsh edge appears to be an important characteristic that affects the value of this habitat for juvenile nekton. Read More . . .
Cold Stun Sea Turtles Return Home
On Wednesday May 27, NOAA Fisheries, the Houston Zoo and Moody Gardens released 51 sea turtles at Stewart Beach in Galveston, Texas. Read More . . .
Forecast for the 2015 Brown Shrimp Season
The 2015 indices of juvenile shrimp abundance indicate a below average year of brown shrimp production in offshore waters of the western Gulf of Mexico during the July 2015–June 2016 season. Read More . . .
- Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas on July 15, 2015.
- 2015 Brown Shrimp Forecast.
- New England Cold Stun Turtles Released.
- Variability in salt marsh flooding patterns in Galveston Bay, Texas.
- NOAA NMFS Shrimp Exhibit at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Sea Center Texas in Lake Jackson, TX.
- Our 8th Annual Ocean Discovery Day was held on March 14, 2015 at the NOAA Laboratory in Galveston, Texas.
- Small-Scale Nekton Density and Growth Patterns Across a Saltmarsh Landscape in Barataria Bay, Louisiana.
- Sternal Spines in Penaeid Postlarvae (Decapoda: Penaeidae): Life-Phase-Specific and Systematically Significant?
- 2014 Brown Shrimp Forecast.
- Home range, movement rates, and habitat use of queen conch, Strombus gigas, in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands..
- Juvenile growth and mortality effects on white shrimp Litopenaeus setiferus population dynamics in the northern Gulf of Mexico..
- Three decades of US Gulf of Mexico white shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus, commercial catch statistics..
- NOAA Fisheries Announces a Cost Sharing Program for the Electronic Logbook (ELB) Program in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery.
- Hydrodynamic regulation of salt marsh contributions to aquatic food webs.
- Kemp's Ridley Hatchlings arrive at Galveston Sea Turtle Facility for first time in over a decade.
- SPGM Electronic Logbook (ELB) Program Enhanced Using Cellular.
- Successfully Rehabilitated Loggerhead Released.
- Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas on July, 15, 2013.
- 2013 Brown Shrimp Forecast.
- A Comparison of Salt Marsh Construction Costs with the Value of Exported Shrimp Production.
- A Comparative Assessment of Gulf Estuarine Systems (CAGES)
- We've picked a winner in our Ocean Discovery Day Logo contest!!
- Saturday, March 23, 2013 NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service and National Ocean Service hosted the 6th Annual Ocean Discovery Day.
- Characterization of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic penaeid and rock shrimp fisheries based on observer data.
- Sea Turtle Saturday Feb. 16, 2013
- Ocean Discovery Day 2013 Date Announced!
- 07/03/2012 :
- Texas Opening Announced: July 15, 2012
- 05/08/2012 :
- Texas Closure Announced: May 15, 2012
- 05/07/2012 :
- Sea turtle tours are back and available by appointment only.