Unimak Island


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Unimak Island

an island in SW Alaska, in the Aleutian Islands. Length: 113 km (70 miles)
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In late July, late-stage flathead sole larvae were the most abundant of larval fish collected in the Gulf of Alaska between the Semidi Islands and Unimak Island (Brodeur et al.
In this instance, if the change in Pacific cod abundance attributable to the fisheries north of Unimak Island is not greater than what would have occurred if catch were evenly distributed throughout the year and across the range of the stock, then it could be argued that no localized depletion occurred.
In addition to the remnant population on the north side of Unimak Island, there were also two remnant populations of sea otters located to the south of the Alaska Peninsula in the Sandman Reefs and the outer Shumagin Islands (Kenyon, 1969).
Predation of gray whales and prolonged feeding on submerged carcasses by transient killer whales at Unimak Island, Alaska.
Trawls from 18 April to 5 July 1948 along the Alaska Peninsula from the western end of Unimak Island to Ugashik Bay collected more than 19,000 female red king crab and, similar to 1941, these crab were most abundant within the Unimak-Amak-Black Hill region.
Paul Island in the Pribilof Islands (northern fish) and 18 km northwest of Unimak Island (southern fish) (Fig.
The closure extended south and east of the Pribilof Islands to the westernmost point on Unimak Island.
The trawl fishery has historically been concentrated on an area of the continental shelf north of Unimak Island, where Pacific cod form dense spawning aggregations during the winter season.
The only other large assemblage of spawning pollock available to the domestic fleet was on the continental shelf north of Unimak Island, an area used by sea lions from the eastern Aleutian Islands for foraging (letter from S.
The 2003-2004 False Pass-Unimak surveys traversed 1970 miles in Ikatan Bay and along the Pacific shore of Unimak Island.
Fishing grounds near Dutch Harbor and Unimak Island, at the tip of the Alaska Peninsula, that were closed to 20 miles are scheduled this month to be re-opened to within 10 miles of shore because sea lion populations are increasing at an annual rate of 7 percent and 3 percent, respectively.
The major group is located just north of Unimak Island near the end of the Alaska Peninsula.