Enhancing the sustainable use and conservation of Alaska's marine and freshwater resources through research, outreach, and education


We are charged by Congress to conduct scientific research that enhances the wise use and conservation of our coastal and marine resources.

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Our outreach and technical assistance programs help Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources.


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Alaska Sea Grant News

Alaska Sea Grant agent gives update on marine mammal strandings

February 23, 2018

Our Marine Advisory agent Gay Sheffield spoke about marine mammal strandings last week in Anchorage during a meeting of the National Marine Fisheries Service Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Among the strandings she discussed was that of Aku, a two-week-old walrus calf that was found stranded on a gold barge offshore of Nome in June. He was transported…

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Students coached by Alaska Sea Grant make good showing at Tsunami Bowl

February 18, 2018

Twenty-two teams from Alaska high schools faced off at a recent marine science competition in Seward. The students presented papers and answered challenging questions in front of scientists as part of the annual Alaska Tsunami Bowl.

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Director wins marine outreach award

February 8, 2018

Alaska Sea Grant’s director wins the Alaska Ocean Leadership Award for outstanding achievement in marine outreach and education.

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Community taps skills and humor to highlight marine safety

February 8, 2018

Forty residents in Cordova, Alaska, displayed their cold water safety skills during the annual Iceworm Survival Suit Races. Watch the races on video!

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