Alaska Stock Surveys a Go
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – All systems are go for state water surveys on stocks of fish and crab.
Coronvirus concerns forced annual surveys to be cancelled for fish and crab stocks in waters managed by the federal government from three to 200 miles offshore. But all systems are go for surveys in state waters out to three miles.
After herring surveys in late winter, Covid protections plans were quickly put in place, says Forrest Bowers is deputy director of the commercial fisheries division at the Alaska Dept. of...
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