Amanda Compton, APRN Contributor

Amanda Compton, APRN Contributor

Growing a new kelp industry in Alaska

Aquaculture is not new in Alaska. And now a company in Southeast is hopeful it's found a new crop to grow in state waters- kelp, or seaweed.

AK: Tracking Halibut

Pacific halibut are one of Alaska’s most valuable fish, but we know surprisingly little about what happens to the species during an important time in their life – their spawning period. Amanda Compton caught up with a study in Glacier Bay focused on just how halibut spawn using a special type of tracking equipment. Download Audio