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Fisheries managers: Lend me your ear(bones)

...the web within 24 hours of receipt of the otoliths, allowing for decision-making in real time. "It tells the hatchery manager something about what is making up a large portion of fish being caught, whether to keep the fishery open - it gives...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/fisheries-managers-lend-me-your-earbone
Local
Study: Steelhead thrown off by iron

...the distorted magnetic field did not orient themselves in any particular direction."I would not go out and tell hatchery managers to pull out all the iron pipes and replace them with PVC or aluminum," said lead author Nathan Putman, a researcher...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-04/study-steelhead-thrown-iron
State
Flooded by debt, Kake salmon hatchery to close

...denial of that loan meant it was unable to operate, and it defaulted in January, leading the state to foreclose.Hatchery Manager John Oliva is resignedly realistic about the situation. "It is what it is, especially in black and white on paper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-21/flooded-debt-kake-salmon-hatchery-close
State
Hundreds of fish die in warm Interior lakes

...Fish and Game has decided to suspend its fish stocking program until temperatures cool off later this summer, hatchery manager Gary George said. That includes nearly 7,000 Arctic grayling.The late breakup left ice on lakes into June...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/hundreds-fish-die-warm-interior-lakes
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...residents. Macaulay and McGee were good friends who ``went way back,'' Focht said. As the private, nonprofit hatchery manager for the Department of Fish and Game for many years, McGee ``has his finger on the pulse of the hatchery programs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042000/Loc_seward.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was a loan officer with the division and founder of Douglas Island Pink and Chum. McGee, 49, a biologist and hatchery manager with the state Department of Fish and Game, was injured in the crash. He suffered broken facial bones and contusions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042100/Loc_crashfollow.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Karl Potts, executive director of the Southeast Alaska Land Trust, which will monitor the easements. Gunnuk Creek Hatchery Manager Brock Meredith said the easements are a good thing, but they protect only about one-third to one-half of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070101/Loc_Water.shtml
Fishy research

...their noses, as in the lab down the hall - but thermal marking is a particularly cheap and elegant method. The hatchery managers do it by manipulating a baby fish's normal growth patterns. Normally, the little nugget that is an otolith grows...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071409/loc_463478759.shtml
State willing to soften shellfish rules

...proposed rules in several public hearings in recent months. The agency met last week with farmers, a shellfish hatchery manager, commercial fishermen, a university biologist and a conservationist. "I thought it was a really good first step...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021501/Loc_Shellfish.html
Local
Easements protect Kake water supply

...Karl Potts, executive director of the Southeast Alaska Land Trust, which will monitor the easements. Gunnuk Creek Hatchery Manager Brock Meredith said the easements are a good thing, but they protect only about one-third to one-half of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070101/Loc_Water.html
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