Commercial fisheries lending limit up

Loan caps from the Alaska Commercial Fishing Loan Fund now stands at $400,000 for those wanting to borrow for the purchase of entry permits,...

Christianson to chair Federal Subsistence Board

Hydaburg Mayor Anthony Christianson has been appointed by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to chair the Federal Subsistence Board, which oversees management of fish and...

Fish Factor: The new blue economy

A growing cluster of entrepreneurs is seeding prospects for Alaska’s new “blue economy” and it is attracting interest from around the world. Marine technology...

Tender Restored

The restored fishing tender Alaskan Pacific was launched at the Cordova boat haul out on May 8, after months spent by owner Mark Irving...
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Upper Cook Inlet sockeye forecast edges up

An Upper Cook Inlet sockeye salmon forecast released in late November by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game calls for a run of...

Black cod awarded continued RFM certification

Alaska’s sablefish (black cod) has been awarded continued certification under the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has announced.The...

Processor guilty of dumping oil, raw sewage

A U.S. District Court in Anchorage has fined the owner and operator of a seafood processing vessel $50,000 for intentionally discharging oily bilge water...

Applicants sought for PWS Pollock test fishery

State fisheries managers are soliciting bids to contract a vessel to conduct a test fishery to harvest up to 900,000 pounds of Pollock in...

Fish Factor: Is it a blip, or are cod stocks returning?

Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak.Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering...

Bill adds flexibility to funding mariculture projects

State loans to help pay for shellfish and seaweed hatcheries or enhancement projects through the Alaska Mariculture Revolving Loan Fund are getting a boost...

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