Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Alaska
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Alaska Project

Coastal Lagoon Fish Ecology along the Chukchi Coast, Alaska

January 2015 - December 2017


Participating Agencies

  • Wildlife Conservation Society

This study investigates the ecology of coastal lagoons along northwestern Alaska. We are interested in understanding what food web species are important for subsistence fishes, what species occur in the different types of lagoons, and seasonal use of lagoons by fishes are using coastal lagoons with implications for climate change and petroleum development in the Chukchi Sea.