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Michael G. Scott Award Winners

Sean Larson

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2010 Recipient

After completing my fisheries biology degree at HSU, I went on to receive a Master’s in Fisheries Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences in Juneau, Alaska. For my thesis, I investigated the impacts of the expanding sea otter population on commercially important sea cucumbers in southeast Alaska. After spending a year commercial fishing, I decided it was time to get serious and I moved to Anchorage. I currently work for the Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game as a research biologist for Chinook and chum salmon on the Yukon River.

I will always appreciate the great staff and resources that the fisheries program at HSU provided. Thanks, fish folks at HSU, for an awesome four years and for giving me the skills necessary to be a productive fish biologist.

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