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Mixed start for kings around state

...Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim king projects will receive about $800,000 out of the $4.7 million the NPRB has slated for 24 different fisheries research projects this year.Commercial fishers, and sport anglers, targeting sockeye salmon are off to a stronger start...
Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...director Charlie Swanton and central region supervisor Tracy Lingnau on salmon stocks, management plans and ongoing fisheries research senators quizzed staff on testimony they'd heard during what chairwoman Sen. Cathy Giessel, R- Anchorage...
Feds, public weigh in on Susitna hydro studies

A proposed hydro project on the Susitna River is the impetus for substantial fisheries research, but state and federal interests have disagreed on components of the first year of work.The Alaska Energy Authority held a meeting...
A king without a crown: Chinook vulnerable to ocean forces

...conclusion - the fish are fewer and the sizes smaller. That's why scientists like Joe Orsi and Jim Murphy, both fisheries research biologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, are digging deeper into decades of research...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Fishery stakeholders share concerns with Senate committee

...Matanuska-Susitna Borough's Fish and Wildlife Commission, said the borough received $2.5 million in fiscal year 2014 for fisheries research and habitat work at the northern end of the Inlet, and was making the same request for fiscal year 2015.The participants...
Cook Inlet Aquaculture seasonal work winds down

...sporadic, the time for seasonal employment comes to a close and Cordner said she is excited to try different types of fisheries research. "Hopefully my next position will still be field work, like fish and wildlife field work, but maybe my next...
ADFG staff, others present Cook Inlet research to Board of Fisheries

...Susitna coho have the ability to produce large returns from small escapements," said Jack Erickson, regional fisheries research coordinator for ADFG. Habitat Dean Hughes, a habitat biologist for ADFG, talked to board members about the importance...
Bids for Juneau fisheries research facility come in over estimates

JUNEAU (AP) -- Bids for construction of a federal fisheries research facility have come in over estimates. The National Marine Fisheries Service is re-evaluating the bid process after receiving...
Pribilofs survey maps crab habitat

...habitat essential to crab using multi-beam sonar to survey the depths and texture of the seafloor. Using a federal fisheries research vessel specially designed to do seafloor mapping, scientists are conducting the survey primarily to test the system...
Fish and Game discusses salmon research, Cook Inlet management with Mat-Su commission

...although that is still subject to Gov. Sean Parnell's approval. Parnell had proposed spending money on statewide fisheries research, but whether or not he will approve the legislature's plan, which sends more money specifically to research...


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