Tag Archives: Fisheries Research

Student Spotlight: Amanda Blackburn

by Barb Hameister When Amanda Blackburn’s sixth-grade class went on a whale-watching cruise, she was enthralled. It was her first time out on the ocean and she loved being surrounded by the water and the abundant marine life. “For as … Continue reading

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Chena logjams could be key to salmon survival

The original story can be found at UAF News and Information. by Lauren Frisch The plentiful logjams that line the Chena River can be annoying, scary or even dangerous for kayakers and canoers traveling downstream. But researchers believe they could be … Continue reading

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University of Alaska fills need for fisheries professionals

The original story can was written by Margaret Bauman at Fishersmen’s News. From its campuses to broad based research in the field, the University of Alaska’s College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences has for decades produced a wellspring of talent … Continue reading

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College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences students win awards at science symposium

Original story can be found on Alaska Sea Grant News Website Alaska Sea Grant director Paula Cullenberg presented two graduate students with awards at the 2017 Alaska Marine Science Symposium (AMSS) in Anchorage. Sarah Traiger, a doctoral student at the … Continue reading

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Tagging study finds distance-swimming big skates

by Lauren Frisch, 907-474-5350 Big skates are capable of traveling thousands of kilometers, and many don’t have the sedentary lives that were historically associated with the species, according to a new study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers. Their study … Continue reading

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