NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center scientists to conduct Gulf of Alaska/Eastern Bering Sea Surveys

NOAA has chartered three commercial fishing vessels for the Gulf of Alaska survey. F/V Sea Storm, F/V Alaska Provider, and R/V Cape Flattery – will conduct standard 15-minute bottom trawl hauls at 800 preassigned stations using specially-designed nets with small meshes to capture a wide range of fishes and invertebrates. Two vessels – F/V Alaska Knight and F/V Vesteraalen – will survey the Bering Sea shelf. photo credit Read the rest here 18:14

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