Monday, April 27, 2015

BBRSDA election concludes

Abe Williams and Buck Gibbons have won seats on the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association board of directors.

Norton Sound winter king crab season to end with record catch

Herring harvesters remain on hold at Togiak

Wakefield Symposium to focus on data-limited fish stocks

Alaska professor to study consumer salmon market in China

B.C. to open Lower Stikine gillnet Chinook fishery May 3-4

Rare waterspout spotted in the Strait of Georgia

Buckmaster appointment to Oregon commission draws boos

ODFW to truck Umatilla spring Chinook to upriver spawn areas

Should seafood ecolabels take carbon footprint into account?

Salt cod with an Iberian point of view

Clem Tillion: Alaska should've handled oil wealth like Norway

Editorial: Oil refinery 'must fully immunize Columbia River'


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Togiak opens

A very large quota of 29,012 tons is up for grabs in Alaska's largest herring fishery.

Huge volume of herring available in AYK region

B.C., First Nations reach marine planning agreement

Commander of Astoria-based cutter to contest removal

Bumble Bee charged in oven death of worker

Kenai River Sportfishing Association explains board stance


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Fishing for data

NMFS scientists soon will head to sea aboard chartered commercial trawl vessels for the annual Bering Sea stock survey and the biennial Gulf of Alaska stock survey.

Public comments posted on pending halibut bycatch action

Lower Cook Inlet salmon fishery outlook

Sitka Salmon Shares buys plant, expands its direct sales model

Russian trawler's demise spurs questions from U.S. competitors

In Oregon, proposed changes to commercial bay clam regulations


Thursday, April 30, 2015

'End of an era'

State and federal agencies halt commercial sardine fishing off California.

ASMI reports on-site sales of over $44 million in Brussels

Young stirs debate with Magnuson-Stevens proposal

Critics call on B.C. to end underwater storage of mine tailings

Off California, number of whales ensnared in fishing gear spikes

The inexorable rise of the fish farm

What is our national fish?


Friday, May 1, 2015

UniSea overhaul

Parent company Nissui is planning a $21 million makeover of the giant seafood processing plant at Dutch Harbor, a Japanese media outlet reports.

Togiak herring harvest begins in earnest

New Alaska regs on jigging machines take effect May 9

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Cutter Long Island departs Valdez for decommissioning

Federal scientists grow Arctic cod in laboratory

Canadian Taku River driftnet salmon fishery to open May 3

Canadian study: Sea lice limit young salmon's ability to get food

Columbia River commercial salmon opener set for May 4

DeFazio, Schrader push to save Newport air station

Calif. salmon fisheries open today, could be drought-shortened

House committee passes Magnuson-Stevens bill

Don Young notes Magnuson-Stevens amendments

Study sees potential 'race to the bottom' in sustainability standards

Opinion: Council must make 'meaningful cut' in halibut bycatch