Fish Factor: Seafood industry stakeholders must comment soon on several issues

Alaska’s seafood industry stakeholders have a four-bagger chance to provide input on policy decisions that directly affect their livelihoods: trade, relief payouts for cod and salmon, Board of Fisheries meeting plans and appointees. For several, the window of opportunity is tight.

Fish Factor: Federal dietary report advises eating more seafood

It got little attention from the mainstream media, but seafood netted some historic firsts in the nation’s new dietary guidelines.

Fish Factor: Poor salmon returns spell disaster for many communities

Salmon returns have been so poor that communities already are claiming fishery disasters.

Fish Factor: Gross supports options for affordable health care for all, including harvesters

Dr. Al Gross has promised to be an "independent voice for Alaska," writes Laine Welch.

Fish Factor: Goodfish puts skin in the game to market wild salmon

Snacks that are good for people and the planet now come in the form of crispy chips made from Bristol Bay sockeye salmon skins.

Fish Factor: Pandemic costs to seafood processors are in the millions

Alaska seafood processors are paying tens of millions of dollars extra to cover costs from the COVID-19 pandemic, and most of it is coming out of pocket.

Fish Factor: U.S. Senate debate is on tap for 2020 ComFish Alaska

Kodiak has again scored a first debate between candidates in one of Alaska’s most high-profile political races: the U.S. Senate.

Fish Factor: Bering Sea crabbers await 2020-21 catch limits

Bering Sea crabbers will soon know how much they can pull up in their pots for the upcoming season that opens Oct. 15.



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