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Saildrone Set to Track Alaska Red King Crab

Fishing industry and researchers team up to track red king crab seasonal movements to provide data vital to keeping the Bristol Bay fishery sustainable in a changing climate.
May 30, 2019 - Feature Story ,
NOAA Fisheries scientist Leah Zacher tests a trial tag on a female red king crab.

Killer Whale Research in Alaska

Research on Orca whales in Alaska.
A killer whale surfaces for air.

New Study Sheds Light on Mysterious Movements of Rarest Great Whale

Finding the North Pacific right whale.
October 01, 2018 - Feature Story ,
An eastern North Pacific right whale surfacing for air.

2018 Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals - Post 2

Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals

This Arctic survey of marine mammals in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas has been conducted every year off the northern and western coasts of Alaska since 1979. A long-term dataset like this is extraordinary because it is both unusual and important. Exact
September 18, 2018 - Survey ,
ASAMM July-August 2018 marine mammal sightings by species, tracklines flown, and study area.

2018 Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals - Post 1

Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals

This Arctic survey of marine mammals in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas has been conducted every year off the northern and western coasts of Alaska since 1979. A long-term dataset like this is extraordinary because it is both unusual and important. Exact
September 11, 2018 - Survey ,
In recent years, July through September has been considered ice-free months in the Beaufort and Chukchi sea ASAMM study areas.

Saildrones Head to the Arctic - Post 5

Saildrones Head to the Arctic

Arctic cod Saildrone survey.
September 06, 2018 - Survey ,
The Methot net being recovered over the stern of the USCGC Healy after finishing a tow. Photo courtesy of A. Lyons.

Harbor Porpoise Research in Alaska

We assess harbor porpoise populations and their response to environmental change in Alaskan waters.
Harbor Porpoise.

A Little Bit of Seawater Is Helping Scientists Study Elusive Harbor Porpoise off the Coast of Alaska

Scientists hope genetic approaches can help them determine the number of harbor porpoise populations in Southeast Alaska.
August 08, 2018 - Feature Story ,
A Harbor Porpoise off the Coast of Alaska

Saildrones Head to the Arctic - Post 4

Saildrones Head to the Arctic

Arctic cod Saildrone survey.
August 03, 2018 - Survey ,
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Saildrones Head to the Arctic - Post 3

Saildrones Head to the Arctic

Arctic cod Saildrone survey.
July 19, 2018 - Survey ,
A saildrone’s view of the Diomede Islands in the Bering Strait. Taken as a saildrone traveled north to the survey region.