Alaska Fish Factor
Board of Fisheries to learn how ocean acidification affecting Alaska fish
October 17, 2019
Hundreds of fishery stakeholders and scientists will gather in Anchorage next week as the state Board of Fisheries (BOF) begins its annual meeting cycle with a two-day work session.
The seven-member BOF sets the rules for the state’s subsistence, commercial, sport and personal use fisheries. It meets four to six times each year in various communities on a three-year rotation; this year the focus is on Kodiak and Cook Inlet.
The fish board and the public also will learn the latest on how a changing climate and off kilter ocean chemistry are affecting some of Alaska’s most popular seafoo...