New Study Shows Importance of High-Fat Diet in Young Gulf of Alaska Pollock
A look into the dramatic life-and-death struggles of young pollock in the Gulf of Alaska is shedding light on why a record number of juvenile Alaska pollock found in the summer of 2013 did not make it past their first birthday.
The study, titled The contribution of diet to the dramatic reduction of the 2013 year class of Gulf of Alaska walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus) links a high-fat food diet in a juvenile pollock’s first year to their survival. The results suggest that...
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