NOAA Ships Fairweather and Rainier in Alaska. Both ships are designed and outfitted primarily for conducting hydrographic surveys in support of nautical charting, but are capable of many other missions in support of NOAA programs.
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The nature of fish "sleep" is an area of active research. While fish do not sleep in the same way that land mammals sleep, most fish do rest.
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