Fish Factor: Company promotes farmed fish to save wild seafood

Recurring news headlines that have widely circulated about alarming declines of Pacific salmon have spawned a savvy new marketing strategy that tells consumers they...

Fish Factor: Alaska’s fishing industry workforce is nearly 60,000 strong

Alaska’s fishing fleet of 9,400 vessels would span nearly 71 miles if lined up from bow to stern.And Alaska’s fishing industry catches and processes...

Halibut values facing strong headwinds

Alaska halibut is facing strong headwinds that have dampened the value of the catch shares needed to go fishing.Increasing imports of Atlantic halibut from...
Snug in the harbor: The majority of Cordova’s gillnet fleet have put their boats away for the winter in the Cordova Boat Harbor, wrapping up the 2017 commercial salmon fishing season. Photo by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson/The Cordova Times

Fish Factor: Apprenticeship program lures younger crew

The clamor of “take me fishing” is taking on new meaning in Alaska.Prospects for a deckhand apprenticeship program just got a big lift from a...

Fish Factor: Fishing families study coming to Kodiak

The way that fisheries are managed determines the daily tempo for fishing families’ lives. Managers set the dates and times, the when’s and where’s...

Fish Factor: Home Meal kits offer new market for wild Alaska seafood

Alaska aims to get in on the growing popularity of Home Meal kits that will deliver seafood directly to American kitchens.The kits typically offer...
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Fish Factor: Kelp could be potential source of biofuel

Editor’s note: The first item in this column is simply a long-term research project looking at the feasibility of producing biofuels in Alaska waters at...

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...

Fish Factor: October is National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, a distinction bestowed by Congress 30 years ago to recognize one of America’s oldest industries.Alaska merits special recognition because...

Fish Factor: Five Alaska fisheries ports rank in nation’s top 10

Seafood Super PowerAlaska is the nation’s super power with five Alaska ports ranking in the top 10 for seafood landings and values.“Dutch Harbor keeps...

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