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Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...herring population collapsed three to four years after the Exxon Valdez ran aground and the role of the spill, NOAA Fisheries scientists acknowledged, remains controversial.The silvery fish is a key species because it is eaten by salmon, seabirds...
Right whale surveys begin in Gulf of Alaska

A team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries scientists set out on a month-long research survey onboard the NOAA ship "Reuben Lasker" to try to locate the rare North Pacific right...
Dr. George Yost Harry Jr.

...Leiper (9/11/22 6/21/01). After the war, George began his career in Astoria, Oregon, in 1947 as a fisheries scientist instrumental in developing the pink shrimp fishery on the west coast. After a position in Portland Oregon as a...
On Writing: Moses and Me

...actually count the fish, we are always more or less uncertain about the size of a species' population. NOAA's fisheries scientists had therefore created a new overfishing definition that contained several pages of ultra-sophisticated statistical...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight are coming in shorter and lighter for their age. "It's still pretty early in the game," said ADFG fisheries scientist Eric Volk. "That being said, fish are a little bit smaller than they usually are. It may not be a pattern this...
Feds track seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...were tied to effects from Pacific Decadal Oscillations. The term describing climate variability was coined by fisheries scientist Steven Hare, who researched connections between Alaska salmon production cycles and Pacific climate. NASA describes...
Beyond Pebble: Protect the entire watershed hatcheries, pumping water upstream to replace lost water, removal of beaver dams (an idea long rejected by fisheries scientists), manipulating water chemistry and reconnecting old stream channels Mother Nature abandoned, will not provide self-sustaining...
New school's site work within budget

...afterward, Millard said. Duck Creek harbors a population of young coho in the winters, said K Koski, a federal fisheries scientist and member of the Duck Creek Advisory Group. The goal is to plant vegetation that will filter out high levels...
Judge: Sea lion studies violate protection laws

...Steller sea lions in the western stock dropped from about 200,000 originally to 35,000 animals in 2002, federal fisheries scientists estimate. Scientists do not know the original population level of the genetically distinct eastern group, but...
Empire Editorial: Keep agency debate on resources out in the open

...have to deal with every interagency squabble. But citizens have every right to hear differences in opinion by fisheries scientists or environmental regulators. Ballard sounds as if she lacks an appreciation for one of the cornerstones of the...


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