Scientists at our Auke Bay Laboratories conduct research to understand ecological processes that drive salmon populations in the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea. They also monitor and analyze bycatch of salmon in other commercial fisheries for
Recruitment Energetics and Coastal Assessment scientists provide fish processing services to several Auke Bay Laboratories. The goal is to better understand recruitment mechanisms and processes that describe the growth and survival of these populations
The fishery and oceanographic survey in the Northeastern Bering Sea combines surface trawl and midwater acoustics to collect indices on fish size, relative abundance, energetic status, distribution, and diet.