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  • Skipvia, I'm loving the Alaska lore. :-)

    November 13, 2007

  • Also called "needle fish." A staple food source for western Alaska residents, Quarruuk are trapped by the hundreds from sloughs during the winter. Typical quarruuk are about 2 inches in length. Usually eaten frozen dipped in seal oil; sometimes boiled. They are also used as dog food or bait for ice fishing.

    November 13, 2007