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How Oil Damages Fish Hearts: Five Years of Research Since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Scientists have shown that toxic compounds in oil target the still-forming hearts of larval fish, leading to developmental defects and reduced survival.
April 16, 2015 - Feature Story ,

Making the Connection Between Climate and Fisheries

An interview with NOAA Fisheries scientist Jon Hare
January 21, 2015 - Feature Story ,

The Untrawlable Habitat Strategic Initiative

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report.
January 01, 2015 - Feature Story ,

NOAA Expedition Maps Deep-Water Corals in the Bering Sea

Scientists work to ensure that healthy ecosystems and large-scale fishing can continue to co-exist in the Bering Sea.
October 14, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Determining the Distributions of Deep-sea Corals and Sponges Throughout Alaska

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report.
October 01, 2014 - Feature Story ,
Yellow corals at the bottom of the ocean in Alaska

To Manage Fish Populations, Scientists Study An Entire Ecosystem

Scientists seek to understand how physical and biological forces combine to drive fish productivity in the Gulf of Alaska.
April 09, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Spring and Fall Phytoplankton Blooms in the Eastern Bering Sea During 1995–2011

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report.
April 01, 2014 - Feature Story ,
Satellite view of Alaska with green algae blooms in the ocean

How Oil Affects Fish Populations: 25 Years of Research Since Exxon Valdez

When Exxon Valdez ran aground 25 years ago, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound, the results were plainly visible on the nightly news: fouled beaches, oiled carcasses, and closed fisheries. Responders worked to
March 24, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Fish Stock Assessment 101 Series: Part 3—Ecosystem Factors and Assessments

Learn more about what factors other than fishing can have an influential role in determining the health and abundance of fish stocks.
June 17, 2013 - Feature Story ,

Attributes of the Eastern Chukchi Sea Food Web With Comparisons to Three Northern Marine Ecosystems

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report
October 01, 2012 - Feature Story ,