Monday, January 5, 2015

Retention of smaller halibut proposed

The Seattle-based Fishing Vessel Owners' Association suggests reducing the minimum size requirement for commercially caught halibut from 32 inches to 30 inches.

N. Pacific Council members seek cuts to halibut bycatch

Aleutian Islands nominated as national marine sanctuary

Oceana, Greenpeace sue over sea lions

Alaska fish, game boards to vet commissioner applicants

'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Radiation to peak by year's end off U.S., Canada coasts

Clam farming opportunities sow seeds for B.C. turf war

U.S. company to open American Samoa tuna cannery

Crash spills hatchery salmon on Oregon highway

Oceana: California lawmakers seek end to drift gillnet use

Big waves give Dungeness crab Christmas vacation

Opinion: To save our kings, Cook Inlet setnetting must go

Opinion: Can't save kings by destroying setnetters

Opinion: 2014 was a 'game changer' in Cook Inlet

Opinion: Protecting Bristol Bay is the right call

Opinion: Watana dam would kill Susitna as salmon river

Opinion: Oil and fish pay their way in Alaska


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

New Bristol Bay reality show to premiere Thursday

Animal Planet's eight-part series "Alaska: Battle on the Bay" follows five Bristol Bay salmon boats and their crews.

BBEDC offers help for vessel upgrades, RSW systems

Former ferry, processor Kalakala to be scrapped

Wash. commission to pick new Dept. of Fish and Wildlife director

2014 summary of Lower Columbia River commercial landings

Editorial: Consider reducing Chinook fishing to help orcas


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The importance of China

New report prepared for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute examines the state's global seafood exports.

Aleut Corp. subsidiary settles in 2010 Adak spill case for $700,000

Update on investigation into Mount Polley mine disaster

Lawsuit filed over Alexandra Morton complaint

Fish markets touted to revive San Diego commercial fishing industry

Learning to save fish that get 'the bends'

Opinion: U.S. is ripping us off on water


Thursday, January 8, 2015

Bristol Bay association backs 'The Breach'

Audiences at some screenings of the documentary film will receive complimentary cans of Bristol Bay sockeye.


Alaska board to meet Jan. 14 on commissioner applicants

Wrangell Port Commission talks rate hike for boat yard

EPA: Diesel cleanup in Copper River drainage continues

EPA: Sandy River discharge case resolved

Comments invited on West Coast anchovy amendment

NOAA: California drought strategy

Opinion: Alaska could develop salmon-safe hydro projects


Friday, January 9, 2015

Florida senator to chair key subcommittee

Republican Marco Rubio replaces Alaska's Mark Begich as chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard.


Halibut commission posts 2015 catch limit proposals

An update on Bering Sea snow crab, cod fisheries

'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Southeast Alaska pot shrimp task force to meet Jan. 20

Chilean firm contracted to build New Zealand salmon farms

Opinion: Politicians should support Kalakala restoration


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