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Overview of the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program

Connect online via Zoom: https://alaska.zoom.us/j/930073479 The next Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar will be Wed. Sept. 11, 3:30 pm in 201 O’Neill Bldg (Fairbanks) and will be broadcast to 101 Lena Pt (Juneau) and 219 Pioneer in Homer. Additional rooms can be connected upon request, and you can connect via the Zoom link above. The…

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Alaskans report uptick in potential shark-related injuries

Something new is happening in the cold waters of northern and western Alaska. Unusual injuries such as bite marks and flipper amputations are showing up on seals in the Bering Strait, Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea regions. Ice-associated seals and Steller sea lions in particular appear to be in contact with a typically uncommon predator…

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Marine Advisory agent teaches ROV skills

(VIDEO: Watch Gary Freitag give instruction on how to use a remotely operated vehicle) There’s no typical day in the life of an Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent. Sometimes the work might involve disentangling a humpback whale caught in commercial fishing gear. Another day it could be performing a necropsy, rescuing a stranded baby…

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