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Alaska seafood climbs to most popular protein on menus

Extraordinary market challenges notwithstanding, Alaska seafood now ranks as the most popular protein on menus of the top 500 domestic restaurant chains, says the...

USGS offers major aquatic carbon flux assessment

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey says that while freshwater ecosystems cover only a small area of the land surface in Alaska...

UFA elects four at-large board members

United Fishermen of Alaska has announced the election of Sue Aspelund, Rhonda Hubbard, Bruce Schactler and Zachary Hill as at-large board members.They will serve...

Study tracks 34 years of Bering Sea fish populations

A newly released study from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center tracks distribution shifts of groundfish in the Eastern Bering Sea from 1982 to 2015.Researchers...

Fish Factor: Salmon season looks very promising

A brighter outlook for Alaska’s upcoming salmon season just got even better.Markets are looking good, the statewide salmon catch forecast of 204 million is...

Temporary closure for trawl gear in GOA EEZ

Federal fisheries officials have issued a temporary closure to vessels using trawl gear for directed fishing of species that comprise the deep water species...

Fish Factor: EM will soon be tracking fish data for longline, pot gear

Automation is coming to Alaska fishing boats in the form of cameras and sensors to track what’s coming and going over the rails.Starting next...

Measure supports protection of transboundary waters

Legislature passed April 6 by the House Special Committee on Fisheries urges protection of fish habitat in Southeast Alaska waterways from mine development and...

Bill would support training for young fishermen

Bipartisan legislation proposing a national program to train and assist young commercial fishermen has been introduced in Congress by Rep. Don Young, R-AK and...

Senate resolution supports Sea Grant

A bipartisan Senate resolution expressing support for the National Sea Grant College by Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, says the program...

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