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Halibut Fishermen Talk Monitoring Preferences

Photo courtesy of MacKenzie Peters.

Researcher Elizabeth Figus visited Homer on Oct. 25 to present her research on halibut fisheries in southeast Alaska.

Figus is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She interviewed halibut fishermen as part of her dissertation research to better understand their preferences on monitoring fisheries.

KBBI Reporter Shahla Farzan sat down with Figus to talk more about research.