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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Alaska Fisheries Report KMXT by Maggie Wall - October 24, 2018 Some people think crab are ugly, but the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute sees that as a great selling point. Environment/Science How 600,000 pounds of dead fish affected Alaskan trees Futurity by Michelle Ma-Washington - October 24, 2018 Dead salmon—more than 600,000 pounds of them—that researchers threw on one side of a shallow creek in Alaska over 20 years have had an unexpected benefit: healthier, faster-growing trees. Fish and Game review recommends hatchery stray research in Farragut River KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - October 24, 2018 A recent review of hatchery salmon by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is recommending follow up research in one king salmon river north of Petersburg. King salmon produced at Southeast Alaska hatcheries have been found at a higher level in the Farragut River, on the mainland about 30 miles from Petersburg. Scientists would like to study that issue further. Coast Guard Concludes Arctic Summer Mission Fishermen's News - October 24, 2018 Crew aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy have completed another Stratified Ocean Dynamics in the Arctic (SODA) study for the Office of Naval Research, part of a multi-year effort to help predict ice coverage in the region.

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