Monthly Archives: July 2013

Stephen Jewett receives scientific diving leadership award

UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences research professor Stephen Jewett has been honored by the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) with the 2013 Conrad Limbaugh Memorial Award for Scientific Diving Leadership. Continue reading

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“Every halibut counts” project aims to improve release techniques for sport-caught halibut

A new collaborative project in Alaska aims to increase the survival rate of Pacific halibut caught and released in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska sport fisheries.“Every halibut counts” project leaders will use local knowledge and scientific expertise to develop best practices for careful handling and release of sport-caught halibut. Printed materials, video and training, and a website with information on recommended halibut release methods will be available in spring 2014. Continue reading

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