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An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...know water temperatures are up here, but I haven't seen it affecting the whales."This year, said fishery research biologist and station manager John Joyce, pink salmon passed through the Auke Creek Research Station's weir the earliest...
Memo: Low snow could be affecting POW wolf mortality

...known take of wolves from the study area prior to the 2014 estimate contributed to the lower estimate," wrote research biologist Gretchen Roffler in a memorandum to regional supervisor Ryan Scott. "Other factors that may have reduced wolf...
Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...Bering Sea, but they are far more abundant in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas, said Benjamin Laurel, a fisheries research biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Arctic cod are difficult to study because they spend...
Around town for Wednesday, Feb. 4

...Chapter of Alaska Wildlife Alliance presents a Wildlife, 7 p.m., at TMHS library. Kevin White, ADF&G Wildlife Research Biologist, will talk and show photos on the topic "Ecology of Moose in Southeast Alaska. Further information: wherry...
Wolves of the Alexander Archipelago

...increased hunting and trapping, and, therefore, an increased need to manage the population.Recently retired ADF&G Research Biologist Dave Person began investigating the population with noninvasive techniques like counting tracks and doing scat surveys...
Wildlife Wednesday: Southeast's moose

...Wildlife Alliance Southeast Chapter's upcoming Wildlife Wednesday, a monthly series of lectures. Kevin White, a research biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will give a talk called "Ecology of Moose in Southeast Alaska...
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...The 2013 harvest was way outside the range of anything we'd seen before," said Ketchikan-based regional research biologist Steve Heinl, who contributed to the forecast. "That gives us a lot of uncertainty about using our information...
Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...southeast, seven were flagged to be changed based on years of data and a review process, said Heinl, a regional research biologist. None of them were identified as "stocks of concern," or unable to sustain themselves at the current escapement...
'Sopping wet' fall, winter ahead

...strange occurrences. Warm-water fish, such as a skipjack tuna, have been caught in Alaskan waters, says fishery research biologist Joe Orsi. Though it was initially unexplained and being called the "warm blob" by oceanographers, they now believe...
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...toughest meetings this board has ever had and probably ever will have."Soldotna resident Ken Tarbox, a retired research biologist for the Department of Fish and Game, said the meetings in 1999 were blown way out of proportion. Tarbox said relations...


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