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Welcome to NOAA's Southeast Fisheries Science Center
The Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) conducts multi-disciplinary research programs to provide management information to support national and regional programs of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The SEFSC, headquartered in Miami, FL, is organized with divisions and labs across the southeast region of the U.S.:
- Beaufort, NC Lab
- Galveston, TX and Lafayette, LA Labs
- Miami, FL Lab
- Panama City, FL Lab
- Pascagoula, MS and Stennis, MS Labs
Labs of the SEFSC
How Do I...?
- Distinguish a white marlin from a spearfish
- How do I report a stranded/ beached whale, dolphin, or turtle?
- How do I report a lionfish sighting?
- Access SouthEast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR)
- How do I report for my fishing/dealer permit requirements?
- How do I report a retrieved tag?
- How do I find current fishery closures?
- How do I adopt a billfish?
- How do I register my billfish tournament?
- How do I apply for a permit?
- Visit the SEFSC library
- How do I find NOAA staff?
- How do I apply for grant funding?
- How do I request permission to use a photo found on the website?
- How do I find It? Provide Website Feedback