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Industrial fish wastes total nearly 10 million tons

A new university research report concludes that poor fishing practices and inadequate management result in industrial fishing fleets dumping nearly 10 million tons of...

PWS harvest tops one million fish

Commercial harvests of red salmon reached 378,000 fish in the Copper River drift district through June 20, as the run and harvest continued to...

NPFMC executive joins NOAA administration

After 27 years with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, including 15 as executive director, Chris Oliver is taking on a new challenge, as...

Fish Factor: China is potential top customer for Alaska salmon

China holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets.Since 2011 China has been...

Canada honors its indigenous peoples

On the occasion of the summer solstice, Canada on June 21 celebrated the valuable contributions of indigenous peoples to Canadian society, recognizing the richness...

Werner will head scientific studies for NOAA Fisheries

Cisco Werner, who has served as director of NOAA Fisheries’ Southwest Fisheries Science Center since 2011, has been named as the agency’s new director...

Pebble partners with ASRC, BBNC says fish still first

Promoters of the Pebble project say they have partnered with a subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corp. to enhance future Alaska Native contracting opportunities...

As new districts open, harvest nears 2 million fish

A preliminary state count of commercially caught wild salmon indicates the statewide harvest will top 2 million fish this week, including upwards of 573,000...

Fish Factor: Salmon fisheries would be hard hit by budget deadlock

Want a fishing license to crew on a salmon boat this summer? Got friends or family visiting who want to wet a line for...

PWS salmon catch reaches 280,000 fish

Commercial catches of wild king, chum and sockeye salmon in Prince William Sound have reached 280,000 fish, with the Copper River and four other...

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