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|Main Title||Bering Sea Task Force report to Governor Tony Knowles : March 1999 /|
|Subjects||Marine ecology--Bering Sea ; Oceanography--Bering Sea ; Pribilof Islands Region (Alaska) ; Salmon--Bering Sea ; Fish stock assessment--Bering Sea|
|Collation||1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 28 cm.|
"March 1999" -- Cover. "Bering Sea Task Force: Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer, Chair" ... et al. -- Cover. Includes bibliographical references.
"As part of a comprehensive state response to the 1998 fisheries disaster in western Alaska, Governor Tony Knowles created the Bering Sea Task force to lay the groundwork for improving scientific understanding of the Bering Sea ecosystem. The task force was charged with: 1) reviewing the recent low salmon returns, including available scientific information and research on changing ocean conditions ... and environmental factors affecting the survival, productivity and conservation of Bering Sea salmon and other species; 2) cataloguing the various organizations that undertake marine and anadromous fish research in the North Pacific/Bering Sea ...; 3) making recommendations on the creation of a science panel to review and integrate existing scientific and traditional knowledge of Bering Sea conditions and identify future Alaska research needs in order to improve the state's ability to anticipate and respond to changes in the productivity of salmon and other ocean species..." -- About the B.S. Task Force, p. 1.