Monday, May 11, 2015

The company store

Unalaska processors boost employee room and board charges to offset state minimum wage increase.

Court orders regs to protect ocean from B.C. fish farm disease

Wrecked fishing vessel releases sheen on Katmai coast

Salmon is most valuable Tongass National Forest product

Longliners bring curious skilfish catch to Juneau

Strong first month for Oregon pink shrimp fishery

Is fish farming coming to San Diego's coast?

America needs more government surveillance – on fish

Opinion: When humans declared war on fish


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

It's all over

Managers close the Togiak herring fishery for the season as the purse seine fleet reaches its full quota.

Scientists predict early returns of Chinook to Yukon River

Presentations from Business of Fish meetings in Bristol Bay

Alaska population drops for first time in 26 years

What's killing off B.C.'s young salmon?

Commercial fishermen get 14-hour Columbia River opener

Opinion: New commission formed to give Alaska tribes a say

Editorial: State, feds should help aquaculture project


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sick sea stars

Decaying sea stars suspected of having wasting disease were discovered recently in Alaska's Kachemak Bay, raising ecosystem concerns.

Final numbers released on the Togiak herring fishery

Prince William Sound herring stock remains depressed

Peter Pan's Collier elected ASMI board chair

Norton Sound summer red king crab quota set at 394,000 lbs

Murkowski pushes FDA on pollock labeling policy

Multimedia project to tell Kodiak's West Side story

Fishing boat capsizes spilling oil into Fraser River

Another Japanese tsunami boat comes ashore

A gillnetter wrecks at Astoria


Thursday, May 14, 2015

To the deep

Dutch Harbor marine salvor Dan Magone plans to scuttle his old tug, the Redeemer.

Sitka sales tax action rankles charter boat operators

State wants processors to increase hiring of Alaska residents

Alaska, B.C. promise more input on mine decisions

Feds file $2.8M suit over Whidbey Island vessel sinking

Coast Guard responds to Columbia River boat fire

Vandals hit Pacific Northwest aids to navigation

IPHC invites applicants for executive director position

Senate hearing set on fishery management, data collection

Six myths of ecosystem-based fisheries management


Friday, May 15, 2015

Eight at risk

The National Marine Fisheries Service spotlights species it considers among the most at risk of extinction in the near future.

NMFS seeks comment on Cook Inlet beluga recovery plan

Sitka land lease draws concern from Silver Bay Seafoods

B.C. spot prawn season opens with great haul (includes video)

Hearing on Ore. commission appointee Buckmaster delayed

Monterey Bay salmon season off to 'so-so' start

CDFW: What's happening with Pacific sardine?

CDFW releases annual herring environmental document

Opinion: Something's fishy, but it's not at Costco