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OREGON CRAB SEASON A GO
Fresh Dungeness crab is back on the menu for holiday feasts after fishery managers determined the fishery was ready to open Dec. 16 on the Oregon coast.
– Tillamook Headlight Herald
Oregonians to honor Cal strike
Skippers in the Northern California commercial Dungeness crab fleet decided Wednesday morning to continue their strike, feeling that the market is in their favor to demand a higher price than buyers' initial offer of $2.50 per pound.
– Crescent City Triplicate
Feds helping whales
The Obama administration has announced that it is permanently requiring certain ships to slow down in designated areas to protect critically endangered right whales.
– U.S. Humane Society
Canada seal money a waste
"Most Canadians oppose the seal slaughter and the use of public money to support commercial sealing."
– Canada Humane Society
Chile sells fresh salmon to China
Exports of fresh Chilean salmon to China are set to soar.
– Louisiana Seafood
Xtra tuf says it's tough
They don't want XtraTuf to be known as "Sort-of-Tough" anymore.
– Dave Bendinger, reporting on KMXT, Kodiak
Alaska Fisheries Report
Coming up this week, we hear what folks think about the Pacific Marine Expo, and who was named Fisherman of the Year, the sockeye prediction for Cook Inlet is above average, and Bristol Bay permits keep edging up in value.
– Jay Barrett, and a bunch of others, reporting on KMXT, Kodiak
Peru fleet heading upscale
Peru's seafood industry is at a pivotal point in the industry's history, as more and more companies turn their attention away from the industry's cash cow – fishmeal and fish oil – to the high potential food fish sector.
Tune in to Fish Board
Lower Cook Inlet finfish issues are on the agenda for the Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting Dec. 8-11 in Anchorage, with live audio of the meeting to be available .
– Cordova Times
Feds relax on eagle deaths
The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while balancing its environmental consequences.
– Victoria Times Colonist