The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration conducts bottom trawl surveys to compile fisheries and environmental data across the country, and this summer, the organization is in the process of surveying the Gulf of Alaska.

Scientists survey the Gulf of Alaska every other year. NOAA’s bottom trawl survey provides an accounting of the entire marine ecosystem — all the way from the Aleutian Chain to Southeast Alaska.

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