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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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.
It progressed in a southwesterly direction along the Alaska Peninsula where three main areas of flathead sole spawning were indentified: near the Kenai Peninsula, in Shelikof Strait, and between the Shumagin Islands and Unimak Island.
For example, you can mail a 30-pound package from Anchorage, to say, False Pass on Unimak Island for $4.
To obtain information on the winter distribution of groundfish in areas used by foraging Steller sea lions and groundfish fisheries, the Alaska Fisheries Science Center of the National Marine Fisheries Service conducted a bottom trawl survey for groundfish in the southeastern Bering Sea north of Unimak Island in February-March 2001 (Fig.