Herring spawn enters the digital age with interactive mapping

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game has developed a pair of interactive tools to help the public stay on top of where herring are spawning in Sitka Sound. The "Sitka Sound Daily Herring Spawn" is a step up from the diagrams that the department has published in the past. The "Sitka Sound Herring Survey" identifies where the major predator groups (whales and sea lions) are congregating, and shows the gps track of the ADF&G aerial survey. Read More