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Alaska Sea Grant to host international conference on climate change and fish


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31st Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium

Anchorage, Alaska, USA  |  May 9–11, 2017
Organized by Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks
 
Alaska Sea Grant to host international conference
on climate change and fish
Fish populations and fisheries off Alaska are changing along with the climate. To discuss the latest research on changing fisheries, experts from around the globe will meet in Anchorage May 9-11 at the Wakefield Fisheries Symposium.
 
It’s not too late to register!
  • Symposium: Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Dynamics of High-latitude Fish and Fisheries
     
  • Date: May 9–11, 2017
     
  • Place: Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage, Alaska
“What we learn at the meeting will provide strategic advice to managers about how to manage fish stocks in a changing environment,” says Franz Mueter, symposium co-chair and fisheries professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Talks at the symposium include:
  • The influence of ocean temperatures on Chinook salmon
  • The Blob and walleye pollock
  • The effects of ocean acidification on Pacific cod
  • Evaluating management strategies under projected environmental changes
  • Coastal community adaptation to environmental variability and climate change
For a full agenda see the symposium website.

 

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