Program Leader/ Coastal Comm Dev Spec, Marine Advisory Program
Paula Cullenberg has been the Program Leader of MAP since 2004, and is Associate Director of Alaska Sea Grant, and the program's coastal community development specialist. She is a Professor in the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Paula's focus is on the sustainability of Alaska's fishing communities.
Currently she is the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association and a member of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Rural Outreach Committee. She has been a commercial salmon fisherman in Bristol Bay for over 20 years, and has participated in herring and halibut fisheries around the state.
Gillnet Hanging, 2010
Gillnet Hanging is an illustrated, step-by-step guide for fishermen. Hanging a gillnet, which involves tying the web to the corkline and leadline, and customizing the net for a specific fishery, is critical to success in catching fish. Using this manual, fishermen can learn how to hang a net, change the hanging ratio, and replace the webbing.
Biological Field Techniques for Chionoecetes Crabs,
This important publication standardizes Chionoecetes data collection by fisheries observers and shoreside samplers, crab and shellfish biologists, and fishermen. Wide use of the book promises to improve data accuracy, and thus promote good management for these commercially important crabs.