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AgriProtein, a South African firm that recently moved its headquarters to London, has won the BBC Food Chain Global Championship for MagMeal, a protein substitute for fishmeal used widely in aquaculture, agriculture and pet food. The product is produced from black soldier flies fed on food waste.The award, presented in [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Press Release: Alaska Seafood Industry Continues Legacy as Economic Cornerstone for Alaska [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017
Source: ASMI Industry Newsletter
Fishery managers have just announced the quota for one of Alaska's most valuable crab fisheries, and it's not very good.The total allowable catch for Bristol Bay red king crab is 6.6 million pounds, down 22 percent from last year.The season opens at noon Oct. 15.Managers also announced that two other [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
Source: Deckboss
It's Election Day; Unalaska has hired a new city clerk; and at least two Alaskans are dead after a gunman's rampage at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas. [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Las Vegas mass shooting
Adrian Murfitt, a 35-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, fisherman, died in his friend's arms after he was shot during the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night. “Sadly he died in my arms,” wrote Brian MacKinnon under a photo of himself with Murfitt at the concert. “I [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Chum salmon returned home to Alaska this year in numbers never seen before from Southeast to Kotzebue, and set catch records statewide and in many regions. Chums, also called dogs because of their long use as a prime food source for Alaska Native dog teams, are the most widely distributed of [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
Source: Seafood.com Youtube
Transboundary. A new effort to get the International Joint Commission involved in investigating the potential adverse impacts of hard rock mines in British Columbia on salmon-rich transboundary rivers is contained in a petition to U.S. Secretary of Commerce from a coalition of Alaska Native and conservation entities.… [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017
Source: United Southeast Alaska Gillnetter’s Association
Unalaska's municipal election is tomorrow; school board member Cherry Tan is running for reelection unopposed; and the next statewide election is more than a year away, but electoral politics may be affecting chances that lawmakers agree on a lasting solution to Alaska's dire finances. [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts

 

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