Alaska Bycatch Advisory Council to meet virtually Tuesday

Members of the Alaska Bycatch Advisory Council have scheduled a virtual meeting on Zoom for 9 a.m. Tuesday to report on salmon and crab research and management issues.

Recommendations will be presented by state biologist Katie Howard for salmon research, state biologists Ben Daly and Mark Stichert for crab research, and Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) Deputy Commissioner Rachel Baker for management.

The council will also hear public comment on these recommendations.

The meeting link is and the Webinar ID is 852 0896 4223,

or dial in by phone to 1-253-215-8782.

The council also has scheduled a town hall in Kodiak for Sept. 19 with ADFG Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang and Deputy Commissioner Baker. More information on this and future meetings will be posted on the ADFG website.