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UAS yields key data for fishing industry

...given year, and also, how their migration timing might change in response to changing climactic conditions."The Alaska Fisheries Science Center's Auke Bay Laboratories (ABL) conducts scientific research throughout the state on commercially...
ADF&G says to expect 34M pinks in '16

...the Southeast Alaska Coastal Monitoring Project warns on its website.That project, an effort of the federal Alaska Fisheries Science Center, produces a parallel forecast to the one produced by ADF&G.Chinook and sockeye salmon spend multiple...
Candidate profile: Greg Fisk

...mining, attracting active retirees and many other areas. Example? A CBJ task force I chaired on moving NOAA Alaska fisheries science jobs from Seattle laid out a specific plan that would bring 175 high-paying jobs to Juneau. Downtown revitalization...
Oral arguments in lawsuit against setnet ban begin

...said Grace. "And that's what the setnet ban does, because it effectively eliminates the fishery."The Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance gathered more than 43,000 signatures in June to put the initiative banning setnetting on...
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.An international treaty mandates that at least 42,500 Chinooks must get to Canada, but Alaska fishery managers have only managed that goal in two of the past four years.Between 118,000 and 140,000 Chinooks were...
Fish Factor: Salmon streams' future

...the primary election next August.The ban is being pushed and bankrolled by the Kenai-based sports fishing group Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, which claims the issue is not allocative and targets a single gear group. The alliance insists...
Science fair winners head to New York for contest

...crabs in Southeast. The project was a collaborative effort between Alaska Department of Fish and Game and NOAA/Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Juneau and Seattle. Laurinne was mentored by Elizabeth Siddon of NOAA and advised by Christopher...
Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

After the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures on June 10 to the Alaska Division of Elections seeking a 2016 ballot initiative...
Right whale surveys begin in Gulf of Alaska

...recover. "We actually know very little about this species," Brenda Rone, chief scientist for the cruise from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, said. "We hope to collect photos, tissue and fecal samples, as well as sound recordings of sighted...
Mallott to host provincial official on trans-boundary issues

...finalized but the hope is that he can meet with individuals and groups on trans-boundary water issues, perhaps see an Alaska fishery and get to know southeast Alaska better.Mallott, who leads a working group for Gov. Bill Walker's administration...


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