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Biologist looks into shallowing waters in Chignik

Eelgrass. (Photo byEric Heupel / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Near shore salmon habitat in Chignik, southwest of Kodiak on the Alaska Peninsula, is slowly disappearing. One researcher out of Seattle, Washington looked into why. Alaska Fisheries Science Center biologist Mark Zimmermann was studying maps of ocean depth from the 1920s and 1990s and noticed a big difference along the coastline. “In …

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