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Scientists Study Euphausiids (Krill) In Alaska: Fish Food And Indicators Of Ecosystem Health

Alaska has an abundance of marine life including whales, dolphins, seals and fish. In fact, the walleye pollock resource supports the largest fishery in the U.S. Why is this? Availability of prey has a lot to do with it.
March 01, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Food Limitation Linked to Record California Sea Lion Strandings

New research shows decade-long decline of sardines and anchovy associated with the poor condition of sea lion pups.
March 01, 2016 - News ,

Puget Sound Wastewater Carries Emerging Contaminants

Pharmaceuticals, personal care compounds detected in effluent and fish
February 24, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Scientists Establish Baseline To Gauge How Alaska Communities Will Respond To Change

A 2016 study assessed dependence on marine resources and socio-economic well-being.
February 18, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Inspiring Underserved Students Through Fisheries Bycatch Research

Learn how students are gaining real-world research experience that's opening them up to a world of possibilities.
February 18, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Dangerous Fishing May Be Endangered

A new study of fishing practices found that the "risky" behavior that makes fishing one of the most dangerous lines of work dropped sharply following the adoption of catch shares management in the West Coast fixed gear sablefish fishery.
February 18, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Electronic Monitoring: Different Fisheries Require Different Solutions

Scientists and fishermen are working together to design electronic monitoring systems, but there’s no one-size-fits-all solution.
February 16, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Spotlight on Monk Seals: A Great Step Forward

The Hawaiian monk seal has been in decline since the 1950's and lost nearly 70 percent of its population between 1958 and 2006. In recent years, the decline has slowed in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI), and a population of seals has
February 12, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Testing Detects Algal Toxins in Alaska Marine Mammals

Harmful algal blooms in Arctic waters could affect marine mammal populations
February 11, 2016 - Feature Story ,

Feedback Encouraged on Regional Action Plan for Southeastern Bering Sea Climate Science

Feedback Encouraged on Regional Action Plan.
February 10, 2016 - Feature Story ,