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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-24/mixed-start-for-kings-around-state
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-24/fishery-stakeholders-share-concerns-
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-29/senate-resources-hears-final-day-of-
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-01/adfg-staff-others-present-cook-inlet
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-28/a-king-without-a-crown-chinook-vulne
News | Conserving the Kenai King
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-29
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Fishery research a crucial investment

Gov. Sean Parnell visited the Kenai Peninsula this past week, and, as is almost inevitable in this neck of the woods, the discussion turned toward salmon fishery management. At issue on the Peninsula are weak returns of chinook salmon, including our world-famous Kenai River kings. Concerns extend well beyond the in-river sport fisheries, because conservation measures taken to maximize king salmon escapement include restrictions on most of the rest of Cook Inlet's sport, personal-use and commercial salmon fisheries.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-06-03/fishery-research-a-crucial-invest
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State investing in sound, scientific fishery research

An important part of our mission at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is to manage salmon runs consistent with the sustained yield principle in order to provide opportunity for current and future generations, and ensure continued value to Alaskans and our economy. Escapement-based salmon management is fundamental to fulfilling that mission.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-06-11/state-investing-in-sound-scientif
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-23/fish-and-game-discusses-salmon-resea
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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070309/new_355626446.shtml

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