This guide provides best practices for handling and releasing techniques for Pacific Islands fishery vessel owners, operators, and crew. These techniques help protect sea turtles, seabirds, sharks, giant manta rays, small whales and dolphins.
In June 2022 we will surveying from Elfin Cove, Alaska on the Alaska Department of Fish and Game research vessel R/V Solstice. Researchers will proceed to Fairweather Ground to retrieve 4 ARMS plates placed in 2013 and deploy 5 new ARMS.
During August 2022 we will sample bottom-dwelling fish, crabs, and other marine life on two chartered fishing vessels, FV Alaska Knight and FV Vesteraalen, in the northern Bering Sea and sample bottom temperatures.