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Monday, October 23, 2017

Update: Estimated 165,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from net pens

A harvest hunt continues for an estimated 20,000 Atlantic salmon, the last of upwards of 165,000 of these farmed fish estimated to have escaped...

Public invited to help count Cook Inlet Beluga whales

NOAA Fisheries and partners are inviting the public to help spot and count Cook Inlet beluga whales on Sept. 9 as part of a...

Fish Factor: Alaska sea cucumber may have medicinal benefits

Editor’s note: Sea cucumbers and their extracts have gained much interest among researchers and nutritionists because of their nutritive value, potential health benefits and...

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...

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...

Ailing crewmember airlifted from trawler

An ailing crewmember aboard the183-foot fishing vessel Unimak was medevaced by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew on Aug. 26 and taken to the...

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...

Wild pink salmon harvest coming in as forecast

A Prince William Sound wild pink salmon forecast in a harvest range of 12,764,000 to 26,530,000, with a best estimate of 19,647,000 fish appears...

WDFW asks anglers to harvest escaped Atlantic salmon

A net pen failure at a fish farm southeast of Bellingham, Wash., near the San Juan Islands, has released thousands of Atlantic salmon, prompting...

Apply now for Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant program

NOAA Fisheries is seeking applicants for the next Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program, which funds projects addressing the needs of fishing communities.The deadline for pre-proposals is...

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