Monday, January 18, 2016

A few ideas

The International Pacific Halibut Commission, which will hold its annual meeting Jan. 25-29 in Juneau, has posted proposals for 2016 catch limits.

Alaska pollock wins MSC recertification

Alaska legislator files bill concerning permits, dividends

Land use along Kenai River draws concern

Video: Petersburg skipper fined in ‘explosive’ seining case

DFO invites comment on herring management plan

Activists intend to sue over Columbia basin hatcheries

To save its salmon, California calls in the fish matchmaker


Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Cuts, taxes, what?

Alaska legislators begin a new session today facing a big budget gap.

Fish board rejects purse seining on lower Yukon River

200-foot barge breaks looks at Dutch Harbor

Inslee launches next phase of Washington Shellfish Initiative

Conservation group decries proposed fish farm near San Diego

Monterey conference focuses on plight of bluefin tuna

Study: Ocean heat is rising rapidly, going deeper


Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Impressive numbers

As the Alaska Legislature cranks up, ASMI rolls out a new report titled “The Economic Value of Alaska’s Seafood Industry.”

Three make it off troller safely after grounding near Sitka

Alaska troopers issue citations at Sitka

Managers to hold Jan. 27 hearing on Columbia stocks, seasons

Estimated 4.5M pounds of Dungeness landed off Oregon

How Oregon crabbers are coping with an unusual season

NMFS to prepare EIS on Oregon coast hatcheries

Weather impedes northern California crab neurotoxin testing

Is fish oil helpful or harmful?


Thursday, January 21, 2016

Oregon tragedy

One fisherman died and two were missing after a crab boat hit a Coos Bay jetty.

Commerce approves measure to reduce Bering halibut bycatch

Bill would ban sale of genetically modified fish in Alaska

BBRSDA board member Matt Marinkovich to step aside

UBC study: World’s fish catch is seriously underreported

Opinion: Commercial fisheries must get off sled, pull for Alaska


Friday, January 22, 2016

Pollock parlance

Acting on a directive from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration has updated its seafood list so that fish caught in foreign waters can no longer be labeled “Alaska pollock.”

Amendment would help CDQ small-boat groundfish harvesters

Fish board may set erosion policy at Alaska Peninsula meeting

ASMI releases 2015 annual report

Heather McCarty helps Kodiak navigate fisheries chop

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Petersburg packs Sons of Norway Hall to hear of budget woes

Canadian fisheries ministers meet in Montreal

Coast Guard tech awarded medal for fishermen’s rescue

Sheriff's office releases names of Eagle III crew