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New Bering Sea Bottom Trawl Survey Group Supervisor for the Groundfish Assessment Program

NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Lyle Britt to the position of Bering Sea Bottom Trawl Survey Group Supervisor for the Groundfish Assessment Program.
08/01/2019 - Media Release ,

Rock, Coral, Sponge: Does One Beat the Rest as Fish Habitat?

Rockfish love structure. More seafloor structure means more rockfish.
July 17, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Dark rockfish and northern rockfish schooling in rocky habitat.

Ecosystem Status Reports for the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

The goals of the Ecosystem Status Reports are to provide stronger links between ecosystem research and fishery management and spur new understanding of the connections between ecosystem components by bringing together the results of diverse research

2019 Southeastern Bering Sea Shelf Bottom Trawl Survey Gets Underway

Northern Bering Sea survey to begin in August
May 29, 2019 - Feature Story ,
The southeastern Bering Sea bottom trawl survey will be conducted from approximately May 31 to August 2.

Alaska Bathymetry Smooth Sheet Metadata

The bathymetry of the Aleutian Islands is poorly described and relatively unknown, considering that it and the rest of Alaska have been part of the United States since 1867.
April 03, 2019 - Data Set ,

Bathymetry Sediment Point Data

Bathymetry data can be analyzed to provide important information (e.g., slope and roughness) for defining Essential Fish Habitat.
April 03, 2019 - Data Set ,

Alaska Bathymetry: 100-m Resolution Grid (Raster Surface) of the Bathymetry

Bathymetry data can be analyzed to provide important information (e.g., slope and roughness) for defining Essential Fish Habitat.
April 03, 2019 - Data Set ,

Bathymetry Grid Metadata

AFSC scientists with the RACE Groundfish Program corrected, digitized, and assembled 2.1 million National Ocean Service (NOS) bathymetric soundings from 290 hydrographic surveys represented by smooth sheets, extending 1,900 km along the Aleutian Islands
April 03, 2019 - Data Set ,

Alaska Bathymetry, Sediments, and Smooth Sheets

NOAA is mandated to identify Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) by provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, but the necessary data sets are not always available. In the marine environment, depth and sediment type are often the most important determinants of EFH

2018 Status of Alaska Marine Ecosystems Considerations - Eastern Bering Sea Report in Brief

The eastern Bering Sea was characterized by anomalously warm conditions in 2018. Over the northern shelf, an unprecedented near-complete lack of sea ice occurred; the southeastern shelf had no sea ice and no cold pool (footprint of winter sea ice
February 14, 2019 - Other Reports ,