Ray Hander

man sitting in woods talking on a radio
Fish Biologist

101 12th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701
United States

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About Ray Hander

Ray talks about his long-term work on Selawik River sheefish on this episode of Fish of the Week!

From The Library

Selawik River Inconnu Age Structure Evaluation and Spawning Population Abundance, Selawik National Wildlife Refuge.pdf

In 2004 a large permafrost thaw slump began emitting substantial volumes of fine sediment into the Selawik River upstream from the Inconnu Stenodus leucichthys spawning area. Following this event, the once clear-flowing river ran turbid for about nine summers before the thaw slump stabilized and...

Nonnatal Stream use by Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Tanana River 2021-2.pdf

Abstract: In July 2016, we explored 19 nonnatal Tanana River tributary streams between the confluence of the Tanana and Chena rivers for the presence of juvenile Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. Only 8 of 19 streams were sampled because the remaining 11 streams consisted of inadequate...