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Midwater Assessment and Conservation Engineering Program Results

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Ecology of Small Fishes Living in Shallow Coastal Waters (Neritic Zone) in the Gulf of Alaska

A major reason we study larval fish in the Gulf of Alaska is to advance our understanding of the mechanisms that control fish population structure and production.
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Fish Growth and Survival Studies in Alaska

For each species or ecosystem that we study, we attempt to understand what factors affect species growth and survival and cause or contribute to population fluctuations over various time periods (e.g., between years and between decades).
A tagged Atka mackerel ready to be released.

Walleye "Alaska" Pollock Research in Alaska

Research and management of Alaska walleye pollock.
Walleye Pollock

Alaska Research Surveys

Our scientists at NOAA Fisheries Alaska, are involved in an array of ongoing field studies and surveys, to help us better understand and document the current state of marine life and their habitats within the Alaskan region.

Research on Surveying Untrawlable Habitats in Alaska

Bottom-trawl and acoustic surveys conducted by the Alaska Fisheries Science Center.
Habitat Survey, Bottom Trawl Survey

A Little Camera May Yield Big Results

A low-tech mini-camera (miniCam) may turn out to be an efficient way to identify fishes during research surveys.
May 17, 2016 - Feature Story ,
Echogram image at Kodiak Island

Scientists Study Euphausiids (Krill) in Alaska: Fish Food and Indicators of Ecosystem Health

Alaska has an abundance of marine life including whales, dolphins, seals and fish. In fact, the walleye pollock resource supports the largest fishery in the U.S. Why is this? Availability of prey has a lot to do with it.
March 01, 2016 - Feature Story ,
Krill, Alaska, NOAA Scientists