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.


Resources and professional development for K–12 educators. Public education and training in coastal communities. College student awards and fellowships.

Alaska Fisheries Science Center shark researcher, Dr. Cindy Tribuzio, collaborates with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on the salmon shark tagging project.

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Interested in hosting an Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow? Please visit for more information.

This course will be taught in 5 evening sessions and will cover the development and management of a successful #seafooddirectmarketing business from inception to operation. For additional details and to register visit: #FishBiz

It's #NationalSeafoodMonth and the #AlaskaShellfishandSeaweedGrowersProject is launching a #recipe series. Find out how to make a yummy #bullkelp salsa.

There are just a few spots left for the Smoked Seafood School. This online workshop is for anyone interested in smoking and processing fish. Sign-up today at #AlaskaSeafoodSchool

It's #NationalSeafoodMonth, celebrate by learning how to smoke seafood so you can enjoy it all year long.
Find out more at #AlaskaSeafoodSchool

Find out what's happening at Alaska Sea Grant, receive updates on upcoming workshops, and so much more in the latest edition of #Fishlines.

Alaska Sea Grant would like to help you celebrate #AquacultureWeek at home. Our new directory lets you know where you can order Alaska-grown oysters, mussels and seaweed, for pickup or shipped directly to you.

It’s National #AquacultureWeek! We’re funding research on the timing of seaweed fertility and spore storage to provide new info and techniques for Alaskan seaweed farmers. This 1-week-old sporophytes of bull kelp is growing on seine twine. Tiffany Stephens/#seagrovekelp photo.

Alaska Sea Grant is celebrating National #AquacultureWeek. We’re helping share industry resources and information, conducting applied research, and providing support for the rapidly expanding shellfish and seaweed farming industries in Alaska.

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Preparing fresh Alaska seafood: grilling oysters

November 23, 2020

Grilling is an easy way to enjoy fresh or frozen oysters at home. Oysters can be grilled whole in the shell, or shucked and grilled in the half-shell on a barbecue or campfire. For easy oyster prep, place whole oysters on the grill. Heat from the flame steams the oysters, and the shell will open…

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Shellfish and seaweed recipe series: Bull kelp salsa

October 16, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant’s Alaska Shellfish and Seaweed Growers Project is launching a recipe series to celebrate National Seafood Month and highlight tasty dishes you can make at home from mariculture crops available in Alaska. In this first installment, learn how to make zesty seaweed and tomato salsa using fresh Alaskan bull kelp. Bull kelp is…

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‘Meet Your Alaska Farmer’ video series debuts

October 6, 2020

As part of the Alaska Shellfish and Seaweed Growers Project, we’re highlighting various mariculture crops from around the state with a “Meet Your Alaskan Farmer” video series. In this first installment, you’ll meet one of Alaska’s 60 mariculture farmers, Meta Mesdag from Juneau, Alaska, who recently started Salty Lady Seafood Company.

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New administrator and workforce development coordinator join Alaska Sea Grant

September 29, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant welcomes Anne Doyle as our new program administrator, who oversees development, management, analysis, reporting and administration, and is based in Fairbanks. Doyle holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from Ashford University. She has worked at the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 2012, most…

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