North to the Future: Alaskan sharks in a changing ocean
Cindy Tribuzio, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Juneau, AK, and Sabrina Garcia, Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Anchorage, AK
Scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center conduct research and assess the stocks of many species of sharks in Alaskan waters. Join us for a discussion of the different sharks found in Alaskan waters, some fantastic research partnerships and how we use research to conserve and manage the species into the future.
Resources to access at home:
» NOAA Fisheries – Fish and Sharks webpage
» Fun Facts about Shocking Sharks
» Shark Research in Alaska: NOAA Fisheries
» Alaska Department of Fish and Game – The Undersea World of Salmon and Sharks (@ADFGUnderseaWorldOfSalmonAndSharks): Facebook page with exciting scientific research on Alaskan salmon, sharks, and their ecosystems and ecology!
» Salmon Shark Tagging in the Bering Sea: Alaska Fish & Wildlife News
» Gills Club: STEM-based education initiative dedicated to connecting girls with female scientists around the world to inspire shark and ocean conservation