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Biologists track unusual fish sightings on Alaska's coast

...but there have been many sightings of the species this summer, according to state biologist Steve Moffitt.Federal fisheries biologist Joe Orsi said two of them swam into researchers' gear while they conducted juvenile salmon surveys in the...
Alaska Digest

...Subsistence fishing in Copper River delayed FAIRBANKS - Amid villagers' complaints that salmon levels are low, federal fisheries biologists have closed subsistence fishing in the upper Copper River until June 1. Residents in the villages of Chistochina...
Alaska Digest

...JUNEAU - A humpback whale calf entangled in crab pot gear for days near Juneau apparently got itself loose, a federal fisheries biologist said Wednesday. "It is very good news when an animal can free itself," said Aleria Jensen, a biologist...
State Briefs

...there was a "high likelihood" that chinook salmon, chum salmon and bull trout are harmed in the explosions. Federal fisheries biologists have suggested relocating the tests where fewer fish would be hurt. The Navy said moving them "would incur...

Age: 69 Sound off on the important issues at Occupation: Retired federal fisheries biologist, standby school bus driver. Favorite outdoor activity: Hunting ducks and geese with his black lab, Dakota. Favorite outdoor...
Tribal group loses bid for Taku fishery

...The Douglas Indian Association proposed a subsistence fishery "on the Taku River," not in the inlet, but federal fisheries biologist Cal Casipit said the wording would have allowed for a subsistence fishery in marine waters because it called...
Fake reef home to real fish

...them out I'm sure. And there were a couple of copper rockfish swimming among them," said Brian Lance, a federal fisheries biologist. The reef was installed this week to provide a haven for small plants and fish near Whittier, where barges...
Poor chum run closes Yukon to subsistence

...been weak. "It doesn't look they're coming this year, that's the reason we're closing it," said federal fisheries biologist Russ Holder with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "It's poor and it needs protection." As of Sunday...
Biologist who works for Pebble prospect's critics raises concerns

ANCHORAGE - A former federal fisheries biologist is raising concerns about the state's regulatory oversight of exploration at the copper and gold Pebble prospect. Carol Ann...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Feds consider fishing permit buyback 9/8/98

...buyout would really reduce fishing effort. Vessels are a crude method of measuring fishing capacity, said federal fisheries biologist Jay Ginter, who is studying the crabbers' proposal. ``In many cases of buybacks, the problem is the people...


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