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HACCP course in Anchorage set for March 23-24

A seafood safety system course that prepares participants to develop a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point plan will be offered by Sea Grant Alaska...

Candied salmon ice cream takes top honors

Candied salmon ice cream from Coppa, a Juneau coffee shop serving hand-crafted ice cream, organic coffee, teas and baked goods, has taken top honors...

PWS state waters P-cod season opens Feb. 24

Harvesting in the Prince William Sound state-waters Pacific cod fishery opens today, Feb. 24, with a guidelines harvest level of 4,338,141 pounds, down from...

UAF study: Narwhals alter behavior to avoid killer whales

A new study led by a University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist finds that narwhals are staying active and close to shore to avoid killer...

NMFS prohibits P-cod pot gear in Western Gulf

National Marine Fisheries Service has issued a temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the western regulatory...

Online presentation offered on seaweed farming

A presentation on the rising tide of seaweed farming will be offered by on Feb. 28 by Gary Freitag of the Alaska Sea Grant...

AMCC’s Childers honored by Alaska Sealife Center

Dorothy Childers, a consultant with the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, was awarded the Walter and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award by the Alaska Sealife...

Halibut fishery certified as sustainable

Alaska’s halibut fishery has been awarded continued certification to the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Association. The Alaska...

Search for missing crab boat suspended

A search for the blue and white crab boat Destination, which disappeared with six crewmembers on board northwest of St. George, in the Pribilof...

98-foot fishing vessel in distress in Pribilofs

An all-night search was underway in the Pribilof Islands on Feb. 11 for a 98-foot fishing vessel that issued a radio beacon alert, U.S....

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