A baby humpback whale that was found floundering in shallow waters off Hawaii's Kawaikui Beach Park died after becoming separated from its mother.
JUNEAU - How well do you really know Alaska's coastline and what does that have to do with seaweeds?Mandy Lindeberg, a federal fisheries research biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Auke Bay Laboratory in Juneau, will share her fascination with Alaska's coastal ecology and seaweeds during a presentation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau. Lindeberg's research has taken her to many remote locations across Alaska and she will share her photos and the knowledge she has gained over the years.
Discover the science behind the success of Alaska's fisheries with a tour of one of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's leading science facilities - the Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute - located right here in Juneau...
The owners of the Zen Restaurant will pay a civil penalty of $18,000 over the next 12 months for illegally purchasing subsistence-harvested Pacific halibut in 2010, according to a settlement agreement signed on February 23.
SEATTLE - With a derelict Japanese fishing boat floating off the coast of Canada, U.S. senators from Alaska and Washington state said Friday that the United States needs to hurry up and get ready for more debris from last year's Japanese tsunami. Sens.
The Commerce Department has appointed 21 new and returning members to the eight regional fishery management councils, which are key partners with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries Service in determining how ocean fisheries are managed.
Residents in areas affected by changes in proposed new flood maps found them impractical and inaccurate.Many residents in areas affected were invited to a public meeting hosted by the Planning Commission and about 25 showed up. Their comments focused heavily on discrepancies of areas either added into floodways and floodzones and the areas that have increased in flood risk severity.
...ashore near the northern village of Kivalina to be a form of microscopic eggs. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Alaska Fisheries Science Center suspect they are some sort of crustaceous eggs or embryos, not...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to support the setting of annual...
KETCHIKAN - Alaska shellfish growers, harvesters, regulators and aficionados will be gathering in Ketchikan late in October for four days of meetings and educational opportunities, capped by the second annual Alaska Shellfish Festival up at the Ted Ferry Civic Center."I think for anyone interested in aquaculture, it's going to be a real exciting time," said Rodger Painter, president of the Alaskan Shellfish Growers Association that has scheduled its annual meeting for Oct. 28-29 in Ketchikan.
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