A total of 196 communities have been profiled. The profiles include new information to better contextualize communities' reliance on fishing. Introductory materials discuss purpose and methods, and provide an overview of the profiled communities in the larger context of the state of Alaska and North Pacific fisheries. Community profiles provide additional information on:
Carolyn Jacobson, veteran U.S. Army, joined the 2015 NOAA/CCC Veterans Fisheries Corps.