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Groundfish Assessment Program

Eastern Bering Sea Continental Slope Survey

Photo of a grenadier

The Eastern Bering Sea Group is also responsible for surveying the eastern Bering Sea continental slope area (EBS Slope).

The EBS slope surveys have been conducted in 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1991, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016.

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Map of the eastern Bering Sea upper continental slope bottom trawl survey area. (Click on image to enlarge)

Dominant species examined here include Greenland turbot, short-spine thornyheads, dover sole, grenadiers, and 10 different species of skates.

Learn more about eastern Bering Sea continental slope surveys in the 2016 slope cruise data report (.pdf 26 MB).

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