Pacific Bonito and Albacore Tuna Among Non-Native Fish Species Sighted in Alaska's Warmer Waters
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [KTUU] by Paula Dobbyn - October 12, 2015
What are you doing here? Unusual fish appear in Alaska
It’s a fascinating time to be an Alaska fish biologist, charter operator or angler. With warmer ocean temperatures caused by El Nino and a phenomenon called "The Blob," bizarre fish sightings are pouring in from around the state, particularly Southeast.
Scott Meyer, a state fishery biologist based in Homer, is amassing photos from colleagues and boat captains who have hauled in everything from a 900-pound ocean sunfish near Juneau to warm-water thresher sharks off the coast of Yakutat since July...
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