Founded On Experience

Contributing To Sound Management

Challenging Opportunities

Helping to manage the fisheries for future generations.

Alaskan Observers, Inc. (AOI) recruits biologists year-round to work as Domestic Groundfish Observers in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California. We are in the business of helping the government obtain the data necessary to achieve a sound management plan for the protection and benefit of future fisheries resources in the Bering Sea, North Pacific, and on the West Coast.


Our Company

Alaskan Observers, Inc. (AOI) is a Seattle based corporation which was founded in 1988 to meet the ever increasing need for trained, professional observers in the domestic fishing industry…

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Services

Whether your vessel requires 100% or 30% coverage, whether you are participating in an open-access fishery, a CDQ fishery, an IFQ fishery, or a West Coast Catch Share Fishery, and no matter what port…

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Observer Programs

Working and living aboard domestic fishing vessels, AOI’s observers sample catches for species composition and for the incidence of…

Observer Programs
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Employment

The National Marine Fisheries Service establishes the qualifications for the positions we have.  Prospective observers must have a bachelor’s degree or higher with a major in one of the natural sciences…

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