Anadromous Fish

When we think of anadromous fish here in Alaska, we typically think of salmon. However, there are a number of other fishes that subscribe to a similar life history. Here, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute reminds us exactly what it means to be anadromous, and introduces us to the …

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History Mysteries of the Deep

This past month, Fish Tech faculty and staff, as a part of Sitka Fire Department’s Search and Rescue Team, came across a relic of Sitka’s Russian past. The anchor, measuing 8′ by 8′ appears to be from a large ship from the 1840s. However, it’s role in the lake in …

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Dual-Enrollment Pilot Course Featured in Kodiak Daily Mirror

Through funding from At-sea Processors Association, Fish Tech offered two dual-enrollment courses at Kodiak High School this spring–Careers in Fisheries, and Fisheries of Alaska. Streamed lectures are supplemented by in class discussions, field trips, and visits from fisheries professionals in Kodiak. The students have really enjoyed their experience so far! …

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IPHC Summer Internship

The International Pacific Halibut Commission, based in Seattle, WA, is searching for a summer intern. Students must be in the last year of their degree. Position will involve field work, and office work, and will culminate in a research project. Great opportunity for fisheries and marine biology students! Click here …

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Professor Reid Brewer Teaches Intro Diving Class to Middle School Students

This past week, Fish Tech Professor Reid Brewer introduced 10 middle school students here in Sitka to the joys of SCUBA diving. Although they can’t get their Open Water Certification until age 15, this group will be a step ahead when they take an open water class! Highlights included taking …

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Summer Job in Sitka!

ADF&G Sport Fish Division in Sitka is hiring 4 marine creel samplers for the summer. The position runs from early May through the end of August. An advertisement is available here. Call or email Matt Catterson, Assistant Sitka Area Management Biologist, for more information. 907-747-5380 matt.catterson@alaska.gov Applications can be submitted …

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There’s Still Time to Apply for Funded Summer Internships through UA

Many exciting undergraduate summer research programs are still accepting applications. On the Pathways to Science website, you can browse 218 paid summer research programs with deadlines coming up in the next 45 days: http://pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=Undergrads_Undergraduate+Students&r=&s=&i=&link=deadlineapproaching&sm=&sd=&sy=&endm=&endd=&endy=&sa=either&p=either&o=either&c=either&f=&dd=SummerResearch_Summer+Research+Opportunity&ft=&submit=y&adv=adv If you are graduating soon, you may also want to check out our list of post-baccalaureate …

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