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Mary Furuness

Supervisory Fishery Management Specialist
Sustainable Fisheries - Inseason Management
Phone: (907) 586-7447
Email: mary.furuness@noaa.gov

Mary Furuness

Supervisory Fishery Management Specialist

Mary is the supervisor for the Inseason Management Branch. She supervises staff responsible for day to day management of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) and Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) groundfish fisheries and prohibited species limits. This includes opening/closing fisheries, sending Information Bulletins, updating the catch reports, and writing the harvest specifications. Inseason Management works closely with the fishing industry to obtain information necessary to manage the fisheries.