Scientists, Fishermen Team Up to Track Cod in Alaska’s Outermost Aleutian Islands
Last winter scientists and Alaskan fishermen agreed to launch a pilot study to develop methods for tagging cod on active commercial fishing vessels in the Aleutian Island.
Satellite tags had never been used on Pacific cod. No one had recorded seasonal movements of cod in the Aleutian Islands. This was the first time industry, scientists, and the fishing community all took part in the research.
Participants were Alaska Fisheries Science Center, the Adak Community Development Corporation (ACDC), B&N Fisheries, Aleutian Spray Fisheries, American Seafoods Corp, Freezer Longline...
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