East Cook Inlet beaches have been closed to harvesting razor clams due to low abundance since 2015. The only clam digging since has been by scientists gathering data to quantify the razors' slow recovery and to try and figure out what is inhibiting the population's rebound.
Mike Booz and Holly Dickson, lower Cook Inlet area management biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Sportfish Division, share the research and theories on what’s happening beneath the sand.
This is from a Wildlife Wednesday presentation, put on by the Alaska Wildlife Alliance. For the full talk, check out AWA on Facebook.