Fish & Shellfish — Management and Research
Alaska’s fisheries are managed for sustained yield that maximizes benefits to users of the resources through a public process that is driven by those users. Management decisions are informed by research which is conducted using the best available science.
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- Chinook Salmon Research Initiative
- Fish Counts
- Invasive Species
- Sonar Programs
- See more fisheries research
Hatcheries & Stocking
- Hatcheries Research
- Hatcheries Operated by Private Non-Profits
- Hatcheries and Stocking Operated by the Division of Sport Fish
- Intentional Introductions - Stocking of Fish and Shellfish
The Gene Conservation Laboratory provides genetic research, analyses, and applications to help the department manage commercially important fish and shellfish on the sustained-yield principle.
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.
The Fish Pathology Section monitors and controls finfish and shellfish diseases statewide.
Publications & Plans
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