Fishing boats in a harbor in Kodiak, Alaska.

More management measures lead to healthier fish populations

Fish populations tend to do better in places where rigorous fisheries management practices are used, and the more measures employed, the better for fish populations and food production, according to a new paper published Jan. 11 in Nature Sustainability.

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2021 Winter Quantitative Seminar Series

The SAFS Quantitative Seminar is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Join us for this weekly lunch-time series with varying topics presenting quantitative analysis. This series is free and open to the public. Please register in advance.

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2021 Bevan Series on Sustainable Fisheries

The 2021 Bevan Series will be held virtually online and open to the public. This year’s focus is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Visit our events page and click the “subscribe” button to have each seminar and join link added to your calendar.

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Samples of bear hair in vials

Bear hair sheds light on their diverse diets

Researchers from the University of Washington recently assessed the contribution of salmon to the diet of brown bears in Southwest Alaska. Their findings confirmed that while the bears are reliant on large seasonal salmon runs, they also eat a variety of other foods, including both vegetation and fauna. The research results were published November 5 in the online issue of the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management.

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