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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Foundations of kelp farming: Educating the new wave of aquatic farmers

May 25, 2023

Seaweed farming is a major industry worldwide, with the United States importing more than 95%—19 million tons—of its edible seaweed. Alaska’s coast is ideal for producing home-grown seaweed to meet…

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Workshop summary released on drought and extreme events in Southeast Alaska

May 23, 2023

Alaska Sea Grant recently published the workshop summary Drought and Extreme Events: Building Collaborations To Enhance Data, Decision Making, and Adaptation Planning in Southeast Alaska. The summary details activities and…

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A squid plays a shark at Kodiak’s ComFish

May 22, 2023

Alaska Sea Grant participated in the planning and administration of ComFish Alaska 2023, Alaska’s annual commercial fisheries trade show held in Kodiak. The spring event draws fishermen and companies involved…

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New seafood career videos available

May 18, 2023

For anyone who is interested in pursuing a technical, vocational, or seafood career in Alaska, but doesn’t know where to start, check out new maritime career videos available from Maritime…

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