Welcome to Alaska Sea Grant — supporting wise use and conservation of Alaska's seas and coasts through research, education, and extension.


Alaska Tsunami Bowl generates wave of media coverage

The recent Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl resulted in media coverage from Juneau to Bethel.

Bering Strait Maritime Symposium highlighted in Nome

The Bering Strait Maritime Symposium was spotlighted in the Nome Nugget and on local public radio station KNOM.

Freitag responds to Southeast Alaska orca stranding

Ketchikan Marine Advisory Program agent Gary Freitag was among a group of local scientists who responded to the death of a well-known orca in Southeast Alaska waters.

Alaska Marine Policy Forum

Alaska Sea Grant and the Alaska Ocean Observing System host a bimonthly one-hour conference call with Alaska participants interested in marine policy.The next call is March 20 at 1 pm Alaska Time. Join us to hear the latest about marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy. Visit the AOOS website for contact information and notes from previous calls.

Elsewhere in the news



AKCRRAB News Flash, February 2013: The UAF Seward Marine Center has played a key role in AKCRRAB success by housing and caring for female adult crabs, since 2006. Read more…


Fishlines, February 2013: Alaska Sea Grant and others hosted the two-day Bering Strait Maritime Symposium in Nome, to help residents of the region respond to increased ship traffic. Read more...


Charter bLog, Winter 2012: New blog includes posts about the halibut catch sharing plan, charter halibut management, and other topics, including some of interest to recreational anglers and boaters. Read more...

From the Bookstore

spacer Fishing People of the North: Cultures, Economies, and Management Responding to Change

This book provides a medium for anthropologists, fishery managers, fishing families, indigenous leaders, and others to explore the human dimensions of fishery systems.

spacer Sea Life of the Aleutians notecards and prints

Act fast! Get your limited-edition photo prints and beautiful notecards that feature pictures of Aleutian marine life, selected from our award-winning book, Sea Life of the Aleutians: An Underwater Exploration!

spacer Alaska Oyster Growers Manual, 4th edition

So you want to start an oyster farm or expand your current farm? This manual includes recommended culture techniques, explanations of various culture systems, business planning assistance, a guide to obtaining permits and leases, and much more.

More than 200 additional books and videos are available from the Alaska Sea Grant Bookstore.

Check out our new releases.


6th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum (2013)

Rural Science in Action
March 20–22, 2013
Nome, Alaska

Responses of Arctic Marine Ecosystems to Climate Change

28th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium
March 26–29, 2013
Anchorage, Alaska

More conferences and symposia...


About Us



The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program offers technical assistance and information to individuals and businesses that enjoy and depend on Alaska's seas and coasts.


Marine Education Resources

Publications, marine mammal field guide pages, and other educational resources offered by Alaska Sea Grant.

COSEE Alaska

Regional center for ocean sciences education excellence, aimed at helping ocean scientists reach broad audiences with their research.

Alaska Seas and Rivers Curriculum

New standards-based marine/aquatic science units for grades K–8.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl—Alaska Region

An annual high school science competition.

Sea Grant Fellowships for Graduate Students

Fellowship opportunities in marine policy, fisheries, and more.

Program Administration

Information on submitting reports, funding and fellowships, administrative documents, and more. Also see the National Sea Grant Program website and visit National Sea Grant on Facebook.

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