Alaska's Wild Salmon

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"Alaska's Wild Salmon" is a useful reference for anyone interested in or seeking information on the many aspects of Alaska's abundant and sustainable wild salmon resource. The sixty three page educational pictorial guide was created by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for distribution to middle and high school students, the media, policy makers, government and non-government agencies and organizations, stakeholders in the salmon industry, and the general public.

"Alaska's Wild Salmon" illustrates the importance of salmon to Alaska's culture, economy, and ecosystems. The publication features biological details including: salmon evolution, lifecycles, species descriptions, the salmon food web, and salmon habitats and ecosystems. The four categories of salmon harvesters are presented, giving historical perspectives and current information, in addition to illustrating harvest methods and gear types. It highlights Alaska's laws, policies, and programs designed to protect and restore salmon and salmon habitats. In addition, Alaska's acclaimed salmon science based management programs, research, and sustainable salmon policies are featured along with presenting many agencies and organizations that support and further salmon programs in Alaska.

To place an order for Alaska's Wild Salmon, please contact:

Seafood Industry Coordinator
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
PO Box 115526
Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526

Phone: (907) 465-6131