Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

Data Center Description
The Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) is the research
arm of NOAA Fisheries in the region. The Center plans, develops,
and manages a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied
research to: (1) better understand living marine resources of
the Northeast Continental Shelf Ecosystem from the Gulf of Maine
to Cape Hatteras, and the habitat quality essential for their
existence and continued productivity; and (2) describe and
provide to management, industry, and the public, options for the
conservation and utilization of living marine resources, and for
the restoration and maintenance of marine environmental quality.


[Summary provided by NEFSC]