Video highlights Bristol Bay salmon research program

The University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science Alaska Salmon Program has been studying salmon and other fish in Bristol Bay for nearly 70 years.

What do fish researchers do? How do they do it? This award-winning video by scientist/videographer Jason Ching blends historical photos and a straight-forward narrative with captivating camera-work: overhead views of Bristol Bay, close-up underwater images of fish in various stages of the life-cycle and time-lapse scenes of researchers at work.

Watch the video.

More about the Alaska Salmon Program – The Alaska Salmon Program is the longest-running salmon research initiative anywhere in the world, with data collection going back to 1946. This data is available to the public upon specific request.