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Meet the Crew: Matt McFarland, Chief Bosun

NOAA's professional mariners play a key role in NOAA's scientific research by directly participating in the operation and handling of scientific gear in the tumultuous ocean environment. Meet Matt McFarland, chief bosun on NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada.

Matt McFarland holding a large fish.

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