International fisheries conference to open in Seattle this spring 

Some 1,500 delegates from around the world will converge on Seattle March 3-7 for the 9th World Fisheries Congress, this year’s theme being “Fish...

Pacific halibut quota declines

On the final day of its 100th annual meeting in Anchorage on Friday, Jan. 26, the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) again lowered the...
The crew of the F/V Seaview land a pot of tanner crab during rough weather conditions in January 2024. Photo by Nelly Hand

Pot Half Full: Cordova boats find success in Kodiak crab despite uncertainties  

As crab fisheries around the state become increasingly unstable over the last two years, fishermen have found reliable opportunities in Kodiak. Several Cordova vessels and...

ADF&G forecasts strong run of sockeye salmon into Copper River in 2024 

State fisheries officials are forecasting a strong run of nearly 2 million sockeye salmon into the Copper River in 2024, plus an average run...

Gulf zooplankton is hot topic for AMSS keynote presenter 

Oceanography professor Russ Hopscroft of the University of Alaska Fairbanks will deliver a keynote address on Monday before the 2024 Alaska Marine Science Symposium...

Peter Pan Seafoods cancels A season processing at King Cove 

Peter Pan Seafoods has canceled processing for the A season of 2024 at its large King Cove facility, citing “tumultuous” conditions in global seafood...

Lindoff to lead SeaShare as Harmon retires 

Long-time SeaShare Executive Director Jim Harmon will retire in August after 23 years leading the nonprofit delivering seafood to food banks nationwide, with seafood...

Melovidov to lead CBSFA in fisheries ventures 

Board members of the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association (CBSFA) have selected veteran seafood harvester Ray Melovidov as the entity’s new president, one of...

Slumping seafood sales, Supreme Court decisions are on 2024 watch list for seafood industry

A new analysis of the Alaska seafoods industry by a Seattle-based marine resources public relations firm points to the global downturn in seafood demand,...

Oceana analysis shows evidence of Chinese IUU fishing for squid 

Report comes as Alaska harvesters, processors fight uphill battle in global fisheries industry A new analysis from Oceana, the world’s largest advocacy entity for ocean...
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