Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...pilot had found it in Lake George, at the head of the Knik River in the Chugach Mountains.Wiedmer wondered how the small fish had reached the isolated lake. He knew that pygmy whitefish were in several lakes that are remnants of Lake Atna. Had...
On the Trails: Early September observations

...prey that was so assiduously sought, but we did not see small fish jumping off to the side in efforts to elude the giant maws (as we often see when the whales feed on schools of small fish), so perhaps krill were the big attraction for the hunters...
Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

...he said.Domoic acid is harmful to people, fish and marine life. It accumulates in anchovies, sardines and other small fish as well as shellfish that eat the algae. Marine mammals and fish-eating birds in turn can get sick from eating the...
State will discontinue filling grayling in Alaska lakes

...manager of Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery in Fairbanks, Gary George, said the state chose to cut grayling because the small fish are disproportionately expensive to raise, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.The fish, which are native to...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

"Big run, small fish," is a Cordova fishermen's rule...fishermen are puzzled."We've seen small fish before," said Jerry McCune, president...showing decreases because of younger, smaller fish coming into the river in higher volume...
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...humpbacks are longer, relative to body size, than those of other whales. Those mighty pecs are reportedly used to herd small fish, in fighting off attacks by orcas, and in making a swimming whale very maneuverable. They may also be used as some...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...mother's agitation. One picked up a shell, sat and rolled over on its back as its sibling pounced, perhaps at a small fish, in the water's shallows. I remained crouched and motionless. Very awkwardly, like a cramping tortoise attempting...
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...stretches 180 miles from Anchorage to the Gulf of Alaska. Beluga whales, which turn white as adults, feed on salmon and smaller fish, crab, shrimp, squid and clams.The Cook Inlet beluga population dwindled steadily through the 1980s and early '90s...
Trooper imparts tips for Kodiak survival preparation

...them."Wild rabbits are available in Kodiak and are great to eat, but some might carry a disease. But tiny crabs and small fish will provide nourishment with just a little bit of boiling to kill bacteria and parasites, he said.Lysdahl's lecture...
Two JDHS swimmers commit to college pools

...state club records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 back, and 400 medley free relay, among others."We will both be small fish in a big pond," Kelly said. "We were both really reaching for those DI dreams and goals and have always wanted to...


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