Alaska Sea Grant Newsroom
Recent news releases & blog posts
As investigators hunt for clues, tests show biotoxins in stomach contents and intestines of four walruses.
Quentin Fong, Alaska Sea Grant’s seafood marketing specialist, is assisting federal efforts to crack down on seafood fraud. Scientists are developing a new method for matching protein to particular fish species to prevent mislabeling, a problem that affects millions of consumers.
Inventions and new research in seafood technology are the subject of an upcoming conference at the Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska, near Anchorage.
Alaska Sea Grant’s latest annual report is now available. The report captures many of the highlights of our work over the past year in research, education and outreach to benefit the people, economies and ecosystems of coastal Alaska.
An underwater robot with a custom-built arm may become a useful tool in seaweed farming, an emerging industry in Alaska. Alaska Sea Grant’s Gary Freitag designed and modified the seaweed-plucking arm to help our state’s aquaculture industry expand its reach.
Notes from the Field
Each year, Alaska holds a regional competition as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Sunny Rice has co-coached the Petersburg NOSB team every year since 2009.