The Commercial Fishery Division manages rockfish in seven districts in the Kodiak area. Chiniak Bay near the town of Kodiak overlaps the NE District, and significant numbers of black rockfish are caught there by sport anglers, which factors into the management.
A Sitka black-tailed deer buck. Researchers are able to identify individual animals using DNA from deer pellets; some bucks can be identified by distinctive antler configurations.
The Fish and Game research vessel K-Hi-C
Rockfish survey areas, or stations, near Kodiak Island.
Fishery biologist Philip Tschersich holds a tiger rockfish. Photo by Carrie Worton.
Biologist Philip Tschersich holds the cable attached to the video camera under the K-Hi-C. The green fairing on the cable streamlines water flow around the cable, reducing drag and cable vibration. He's checking a monitor protected by the plastic action-packer box. Photo by Carrie Worton.
Philip Tschersich with a quillbqack rockfish; photo by Carrie Worton
Moose and calves crossing the road
Fairbanks Heat map
Locations of radiotagged sheefish in upper Kuskokwim River spawning areas.
Map of the Kuskokwim River drainage showing areas of radio transmitter deployment (between arrows) and locations of ground-based stationary tracking stations.
Graph 1. Temperatures of collared pika dens at Hatcher Pass, Alaska. Each colored line represents a different den. The shaded area represents the established thermal “comfort zone” for American pikas.
Graph 2. Temperatures of pika dens (blue and red lines) and ambient temperatures (green line) at Hatcher Pass, Alaska in 2017-2018. The light blue bars represent snow depth.
bull kelp spores
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