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Fisheries Research


Subsistence, commercial fisheries and sport fisheries research projects can be found by navigating to Information by Area in those sections.

Genetics Laboratory

The Gene Conservation Laboratory provides genetic research, analyses, and applications to help the department manage commercially important fish and shellfish on the sustained-yield principal.

Learn more about the Gene Conservation Laboratory

Pathology Laboratory

The Fish Pathology Section monitors and controls finfish and shellfish diseases statewide.

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Mark, Tag, and Age Laboratory

The goals of the Mark, Tag, and Age Lab (MTA) are to provide fisheries managers and researchers with timely, current, and historical biological data to help them manage, preserve, protect, and perpetuate Alaska’s fishery resources.

Learn more about the Mark, Tag, and Age Laboratory