Yet another reason not to buy farmed (fake) salmon

2020-03-07T05:11:07-09:00

Yet another reason not to buy farmed (fake) salmon "1,400 times more antibiotics..." "But Nova Austral's pristine image crashed in June with the first reports that it had doctored the number of salmon that had died at its farms" Another farmed salmon company in Chile has been caught lying. Besides the chemicals is has to [...]

Yet another reason not to buy farmed (fake) salmon2020-03-07T05:11:07-09:00

Pink salmon — too much of a good thing?

2020-03-07T05:11:08-09:00

Pink salmon — too much of a good thing? By Ned Rozell Of the five species of salmon that swim Alaska waters, the pink is by far the most plentiful. Some scientists think the fish is an overabundant predator that outcompetes other salmon and some seabirds. In the late 1990s, Japanese researchers noticed an intriguing [...]

Pink salmon — too much of a good thing?2020-03-07T05:11:08-09:00

Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed?

2020-03-07T05:11:11-09:00

Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed? By Ned Rozell In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It's more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives. Brown is the lead author on a [...]

Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed?2020-03-07T05:11:11-09:00

Alaska Salmon Complete a 1,000-mile Journey, and Life

2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

Alaska Salmon Complete a 1,000-mile Journey, and Life By Ned Rozell MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is splashy and loud. Bald eagles and ravens swoop in the updraft of a nearby rock bluff in what looks like [...]

Alaska Salmon Complete a 1,000-mile Journey, and Life2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

The most valuable wild salmon fishery in the world could become a mine under Trump

2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

(CNN) This year, 56 million sockeye salmon swam hundreds of miles from the ocean toward the rivers and streams of the Bristol Bay watershed in southwest Alaska. Many that escaped fishermen and bears leapt over waterfalls and used a mysterious combination of the Earth's magnetic field and their own sensory memories to locate the exact [...]

The most valuable wild salmon fishery in the world could become a mine under Trump2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

Northern Alaska Lake Trout Living in Mystery

2020-03-07T05:11:13-09:00

Northern Alaska Lake Trout Living in Mystery By Ned Rozell In early March up on the frozen Arctic Coastal Plain, as the wind sculpts snow into drifts, it’s hard to tell northern lakes from surrounding tundra. But lurking deep beneath that flat white world are toothy predators as long as your arm. In pools 60 [...]

Northern Alaska Lake Trout Living in Mystery2020-03-07T05:11:13-09:00

Sheefish a shiny surprise on the Zitziana river

2020-03-07T05:11:15-09:00

Sheefish a shiny surprise on the Zitziana river By Ned Rozell ZITZIANA RIVER — Fishing at the spot where this long, squiggly stream mixes with a floury channel of the Tanana River, Alison Beamer feels a thump. Line squeals from her spinning reel as a creature as long as her arm flashes beneath the surface. [...]

Sheefish a shiny surprise on the Zitziana river2020-03-07T05:11:15-09:00

Ancient Northern Pike Found in Alaska Lake Mud

2020-03-07T05:11:17-09:00

Ancient Northern Pike Found in Alaska Lake Mud By Ned Rozell While slicing a cylinder of mud he pulled from an Interior Alaska lake, Matthew Wooller ran into a snag. The wire he was using to cut the mud stopped when it hit something solid. He grabbed a knife, carved around the obstruction, and made [...]

Ancient Northern Pike Found in Alaska Lake Mud2020-03-07T05:11:17-09:00

Forecasting Pink Salmon Harvest in Southeast Alaska

2020-03-07T05:11:24-09:00

Forecasting Pink Salmon Harvest in Southeast Alaska 2015 Forecast = 54.5 million Pink Salmon Harvest Understanding how ocean conditions and climate impact salmon year class strength is an objective of the Auke Bay Laboratories (ABL) Southeast Alaska Coastal Monitoring (SECM) project. The SECM project has collected a time series of indexes that include juvenile salmon [...]

Forecasting Pink Salmon Harvest in Southeast Alaska2020-03-07T05:11:24-09:00

Salmon nose deep into Alaska ecosystems

2020-03-07T05:11:26-09:00

Salmon nose deep into Alaska ecosystems By Ned Rozell During a good year in Bristol Bay, a surge of more than 100 million pounds of sockeye salmon fights its way upstream, spawns, and dies. In Bristol Bay and elsewhere in Alaska, this incredible pulse of salmon carcasses enriches streams and rivers and makes young fish [...]

Salmon nose deep into Alaska ecosystems2020-03-07T05:11:26-09:00