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In the final weeks of Alaska's summer salmon fishing season, with the yield estimated at 216.5 million fish, the harvest just keeps on coming. In the second week of September alone, fishermen delivered 2.4 million salmon, mostly coho and late running keta, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute said in a [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A resolution recognizing the contributions of Alaska's wild salmon industry to the health and economy of the nation, and saluting September as “Alaska Wild Salmon Month” has passed the U.S. Senate.The resolution, by Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, highlights a sustainable commercial fishery that contributes more than 38,000 jobs and nearly [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A panel discussion on building Alaska's blue economy is among dozens of sessions offered tomorrow, Thursday, at the Oceans '17 conference in Anchorage, Alaska, hosted by the Marine Technology Society and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society.The application and commercialization of technology in marine science and oceanography is one of the [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has published in the Federal Register a notice seeking comment on proposed information collection related to individual fishing quotas for Pacific halibut and sablefish in Alaska fisheries. The deadline for comments is November 20, 2017.It is all part of NOAA's continuing effort to [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Earlier
The Unalaska Post Office is cutting back service; a rise in crime has led Gov. Bill Walker to seek a new bill in the upcoming special legislative session; and Kodiak is setting an example for renewable energy in rural Alaska. [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
PASSED! Alaska Wild Salmon Month [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: United Fishermen of Alaska
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 experts were in Anchorage recently as part of the Oceans '17 conference and the conversations and a competition will continue into October. It was the first [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
ADF&G's Bristol Bay salmon season summary highlights the incredible year 2017 proved to be: 56.5 million total inshore run was 2nd biggest in 20 years, all rivers met or beat escapement goals, and value (without chilling, floating, bleeding bonuses added in) is nearly double the 20 year average. [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
ADF&G's Bristol Bay salmon season summary highlights the incredible year 2017 proved to be: 56.5 million total inshore run was 2nd biggest in 20 years, all rivers met or beat escapement goals, and value (without chilling, floating, bleeding bonuses added in) is nearly double the 20 year average. [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:11pm 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 experts are meeting at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage this week [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries

 

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