Fireweed Clearwing Moth (Albuna pyramidalis) found in south Anchorage.
Black Rockfish (Sebastes melonops) caught with X-Cell tumor.
Regional monitoring program notifies shellfish harvesters of an upward trend in concentrations of PSP.
Gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) found dead on the beach near Kivalina.
Burying Beetle (genus Nicrophorus) Found on McDonald Spit in Seldovia.
A rare sighting near the confluence of the Russian River.
Sooty Shearwater (Ardenna grisea) found in the bay near Platinum, slightly north of usual species range.
Sockeye are smaller in size and fewer in number this year than in recent years.