Biologists track unusual fish sightings on Alaska's coast

ANCHORAGE - Biologists say unusual fish are appearing near Alaska's shores, likely because of warmer ocean temperatures caused by El Nino and the patch of warm water...
Photo: Fish fighting

Greg Gallant, right, fights a silver salmon as Ishiah Campos fishes nearby at the Macaulay Salmon Harchery on Tuesday.
Wanda Jean Brown

...helped Milt start his sporting goods store, Brownie's Gun Shop, and worked for the State of Alaska in the Departments of Fish and Game and Health and Social Services. She was active in a local sorority and a member of the trap shooting club. Many weekends...
Officials kill invasive fish in Oregon ponds

...trying to remove goldfish and other invasive fish that have been introduced to ponds in the...National Forest.The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife treated two ponds Wednesday...have no idea," said Bill Duke, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of...
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An interview with Seth Kantner

...being outside, gathering stories.He spends spring and fall at the sod house he grew up in along the Kobuk River, commercial fishes out of Kotzebue in the summer, and "roams around" in the winter.He wrote "Swallowed by the Great Land" over the course...
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat

Lillian Petershoare's family fishes the Taku River and has done so for decades...According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, this week has brought the first...future generations will know what it was to fish the river."This is not going to be available...
California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife.The tiny plastic beads found in soap, toothpaste...washes are so small that they are showing up in the bodies of fish and other wildlife after passing through water filtration systems...
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Groups signal plan to sue over effort to save bull trout

...the government.The proposal to aid the fish's recovery violates the Endangered Species...they can delist bull trout."The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that...eggs and have declined along with that fish. The trout was listed as threatened in...
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Police euthanize bear after it was hit by car

...officers responded, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game recommended they euthanize the...condition of the bear.The Department of Fish and Game biologist who responded to nearby trees and were euthanized by Fish and Game, who said the cubs would not...
Northern bog lemmings at cliff's edge?

Many may not know the northern bog lemming lives in Southeast Alaska -but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the rarely seen mammal's status as endangered across the United States and is asking for...


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