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Alaska's wild salmon catch now exceeds 75 million fish, up from some 48 million salmon caught commercially through last week.The latest preliminary harvest figures compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) break down the catch to date to 43.5 million sockeyes, 18.7 million pinks, 12.2 million chums, [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
In order to better serve the industry, the upcoming Alaska Symphony of Seafood events will be held during Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle, Washington, in November and in mid-February in Juneau, Alaska.According to Julie Decker, executive director of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF), the change of locations and scheduling [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
New legislation mandating the labeling of genetically engineered salmon introduced in the US Senate would require specific labeling of that product to assure that consumers have all the facts about what they are buying.“The primary purpose of this bill is to ensure that consumers have all the facts and can [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A new traveling exhibit will teach visitors how human communities have relied on the Aleutian Islands as a source of food and protection. “Underwater Forests of the Aleutians” opened at the Museum of the Aleutians in Unalaska in July, and visitors can learn about ecosystems in the coastal environments surrounding [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source: Alaska Sea Grant News
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source: NFI Media Youtube
Responders from Unalaska kept a powerless container ship from running aground last weekend; the Ballyhoo Mountain Run crowned new winners; and a new draft of the Senate health care bill includes special benefits for Alaska. [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Alaska Seafood Marketing Update: Alaska Herring Week in Seattle Met with Enthusiasm [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: ASMI Industry Newsletter
Support UFA Business members on our website HERE. CF Safety Advisory Committee to meet July 27 on USCG Regulations U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking CFSAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: UFA Updates
Thomas Farrugia's university training, Knauss Fellowship in DC and other work have helped prepare him for a challenging and enjoyable fisheries management job. Read an interview with the UAF PhD candidate as he steps into a career on the other end of the globe. [...]
Thu, Jul 13, 2017
Source: Alaska Sea Grant News

 

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