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"Every Halibut Counts" program aims to reduce injury to released fish

Charter boat crew and sport fishermen are exploring new methods of handling halibut to increase survivability when they are released back into the ocean.

UAF student is awarded marine policy fellowship in D.C.

Thomas Farrugia, a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will spend a year learning how the federal government makes national marine policy and manages marine resources.

Alaska Marine Policy Forum

Alaska Sea Grant and the Alaska Ocean Observing System host a bimonthly one-hour conference call with Alaska participants interested in marine policy. The next call is September 24 at 1 pm Alaska Time. Join us to hear the latest about marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy. Visit the AOOS website for contact information and notes from previous calls.

Alaska Marine Jobs

Alaska jobs, fellowships, and internships in fisheries, seafood, and maritime industries.

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News Flash

AKCRRAB News Flash, August 2014: Researchers are monitoring outplanted juvenile red king crabs in Kodiak to see how well they survive and what factors affect survival.

Fishlines

Fishlines, August 2014: Crab scientists took a significant step in research on hatchery-grown red king crabs by releasing 11,000 juveniles into Trident Basin near Kodiak, with a long-term goal of reintroducing crab stocks.

Charter Log

Charter bLog, Summer 2014: The "Every Halibut Counts" project, new halibut bycatch limits, changes to life jacket labels, and more.

From the Bookstore

Beating the OddsBeating the Odds, 7th edition

For more than two decades, hundreds of safety trainers have relied on this book as their primary reference and teaching tool. The seventh edition features substantial renewal to the chapters on first aid, sea survival, and drills, plus updates to all chapters.

Field Guide to Common Marine Fishes and Invertebrates of AlaskaField Guide to Common Marine Fishes and Invertebrates of Alaska

Back in stock! This waterproof book describes more than 400 marine species making it easy to identify common Alaska fish and invertebrates.

More than 200 books and videos are available from the Alaska Sea Grant Bookstore.

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Meetings & Workshops

Starting and Operating a Specialty Food Business in Alaska

September 16–30, 2014
Fairbanks, Alaska

Seafood Processing Quality Control Training

November 10–19, 2014
Kodiak, Alaska

HACCP - Kodiak

November 20–21, 2014, 8:00 am—5:00 pm
Kodiak, Alaska

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Extension

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agents and specialists offer assistance in areas such as seafood industry, marine safety, safe shellfish harvesting, marine mammal–fisheries interactions, and effects of climate change.

Education

Marine Education Resources

Publications, marine mammal field guide pages, and other educational resources.

COSEE Alaska

Regional center for ocean sciences education excellence, aimed at helping ocean scientists reach broad audiences with their research.

Alaska Seas and Rivers Curriculum

Standards-based marine/aquatic science units for grades K–8.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl—Alaska Region

An annual high school science competition.

Sea Grant Fellowships for Graduate Students

Opportunities in marine policy, fisheries, and more.

Program Management

Information on submitting reports, funding and fellowships, administrative documents, and more. Also see the National Sea Grant Program website and visit National Sea Grant on Facebook.