Alaska Fisheries Science Center's Fisheries Monitoring and Analysis 2020 In Review report
The Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Fisheries Monitoring and Analysis Division (FMA) monitors groundfish and halibut fishing activities in the federal fisheries off Alaska and conducts research associated with sampling commercial fishery catches...
The Alaska Fisheries Science Center was able to accomplish a lot in FY 2020 despite the need to cancel some important field research and fish, crab and marine mammal surveys due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was a year of perseverance, creative thinking, and flexibility.
Our scientists took major steps to adjust the way we do business, protecting staff, communities and research partners while delivering critical science to support resource management and conservation efforts in FY20-21.