Alaska Marine Mammal Observer Program Southeast Alaska Salmon Drift Gillnet Fishery 2010-2013
Alaska Marine Mammal Observer Program overview for 2010-2013 and beyond
The Southeast Alaska salmon drift gillnet fishery is subject to monitoring of marine mammal interactions, based in large part on past levels of humpback whales takes. Fishing operations in the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Management Areas 6&8 for this fishery will be monitored together during the 2012 and 2013 fishing seasons. Operations in this fishery in the remaining ADF&G Management Areas will be monitored in subsequent years.