Two Trawl Surveys in Northern Bering Sea Show Overall Decline in Many Species
Results from two annual surveys in the northern Bering Sea this summer, one using bottom trawl and one using a surface trawl, show a decline in sea temperatures since the 2019 survey. Last year’s surveys, conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations' Fisheries branch, were cancelled due to Covid-19. This year's surveys showed the precipitous drop in snow crab and “large declines in the Bering Sea include walleye pollock, saffron cod, and various types of jellyfish.”
The presentations, reported by KNOM.org on November 10 and ..
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