2019 Southeastern Bering Sea Trawl Survey Begins This Week
NOAA Fisheries will begin their annual bottom trawl survey in the southeastern part of the Bering Sea this week and for the next two months will be collecting data on the distribution and abundance of crab, groundfish, and other bottom-dwelling species.
The agency's northern Bering Sea bottom trawl survey will be conducted from about August 3 to 25. They will be updating seafloor temperatures at survey stations throughout both surveys.
NOAA's research vessel is expected to depart Dutch Harbor on May 31. Data collected are used to estimate population abundances...
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