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Monday, October 23, 2017

Russian biologist on exchange in Prince William Sound

When asked about the similarities between Cordova and her home in Russia, she laughed as she answered, “the cold and rain.” It is another...

No sign of trawler Alaska Juris

A 218-foot fishing trawler owned by the Seattle-based Fishing Company of Alaska apparently sunk into the Bering Sea in the Aleutian Islands, following the...

PWS pink salmon harvest is shy about 15 million fish

With just a week or two left until season’s end, the common property harvest of pink salmon in Prince William Sound stood at around...

Fish Factor: Statewide salmon harvest will be short of forecast

Alaska’s salmon season is winding down and while catches have made the record books in some regions, the statewide take will fall a bit...

Science and accountability urged in fisheries management

Fisheries and conservation advocates for coastal communities are urging that greater accountability and conservation measures be included in reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation...

Make BOF agenda change requests by August 18

Advisory committees and the public are advised by the Alaska Board of Fisheries to get all agenda change requests in by Aug. 18, in...

Canadian snow crab prices up 30 percent

Canadian snow crab prices are now 30 percent higher than last year, as the Newfoundland season is done, with the exception of a couple...

Ocean Beauty has winning USDA bid

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a $1.5 million purchase of frozen salmon fillets for about $7.15 a pound from Ocean Beauty Seafoods...

Fish Factor: How bad were humpy hauls?

By Laine Welch Alaska Fish RadioGovernor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one...

Pace of modernizing North Pacific fleet accelerates

Modernizing the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet, which plays a critical role in Alaska fisheries, is an increasingly important issue for Washington’s maritime industry,...

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