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UAF student completes salmon predation study

Very few juvenile salmon return to spawn. Many are consumed by larger fish who eat them as they migrate from rivers or hatcheries to the ocean. That’s a problem for hatcheries that release millions of young salmon, called smolts, into the waters of coastal Alaska. Alaska Sea Grant funded research on chum salmon predation by…

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Alaska Sea Grant awards over $1 million for research

rockfish

Alaska Sea Grant has selected six research projects for funding during 2018–2020, with the majority of the work getting underway next month. The researchers will receive $1.3 million to study a diverse range of topics intended to help Alaskans understand, conserve and sustainably use the state’s rich marine and coastal resources.

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Glacier meltwater into Southeast Alaska estuaries influences fish diets

Two researchers at waters edge pulling in seine net

Juneau, Alaska—In most estuaries, fish feed on ocean- and river-dwelling plants and animals.  However, fish living in some estuaries near Juneau also have the option to eat terrestrial and freshwater species delivered by glacier meltwater. Estuaries are coastal water bodies that contain both saltwater from the ocean and freshwater from rivers or streams. The rivers…

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