The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will meet with southeast Alaska sablefish fishermen and other interested members of the public on Tuesday, April 30th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to review the status of Northern Southeast Inside (Chatham Strait) and Southern Southeast Inside (Clarence Strait) sablefish stocks. The meeting will also include presentations on the Gulf of Alaska sablefish stock by federal stock assessment scientists. There will also be presentations on sperm whale interactions and ecology by ALFA and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Meeting locations include:
(1) Sitka - University of Alaska Southeast, Room 106, 1332 Seward Ave.;
(2) Petersburg-Petersburg Library Ruth Sandvik Conference Room, 14 S. Second St.
(3) Juneau/Douglas-ADF&G Regional Office, 802 3rd Street (Douglas)
Fishermen may also participate via web conferencing or teleconference. The news release providing call-in information is available at the link below (or feel free to contact the ALFA office for an electronic copy of the news release):