A 34-year-old Cordova man was found dead on a fishing boat in Prince William Sound Monday, the Alaska State Troopers said.
The man, identified as Sean M. Johnson, was aboard the F/V Northern Mariner.
The vessel was longlining for Trident Seafoods, said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen.
Authorities believe Johnson died sometime between midnight and 5:30 a.m. and was found by crew members.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the incident.
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