Monday, June 20, 2016

Governor says keep working

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has called the Legislature into another special session to address the state’s huge deficit and potential remedies, including higher fish taxes.

Gov. Walker’s proclamation for special legislative session

Feds explain how to avoid trouble with Bristol Bay walrus

Poor Chinook returns hobble Taku salmon fishery

Ocean acidification appears worse in B.C.’s inside waters

The fight to save Smith River salmon

NMFS responds to petition on Pacific bluefin tuna

Commentary: Alaska could return to ‘good old days’


Tuesday, June 21, 2016

IATTC meeting upcoming

The United States is proposing to extend catch limits on Pacific bluefin tuna in the eastern Pacific for another two years.

North Pacific Council June newsletter

Neighbors fight proposed south Puget Sound geoduck farm

U.S. Coast Guard installs new commander for Pacific Northwest

California marine region manager’s 2015 Year in Review

Debunking the myth of farm-raised fish

Marel’s fish-slicing robot fillets by algorithm


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Breaking in

High costs are discouraging young Alaskans from entering commercial fishing.

Driver charged in deadly Atka van crash

Northwest Herring Week 2016 is underway in Seattle

ADF&G sets public meeting on southwestern Kodiak salmon

Trudeau won’t be pinned down on northern B.C. tanker ban

Oily discharge from Seattle-bound ship results in convictions

California commission to revisit MPA monitoring proposal


Thursday, June 23, 2016

IPHC appointment

Linda Behnken is replacing Jeff Kauffman on the International Pacific Halibut Commission.

Yukon River salmon returns look positive

‘Bristol Bay Fisheries Report’ from KDLG in Dillingham

B.C. mines minister won’t run in 2017 provincial election

New political party pitches Vancouver Island as 11th province

UW backs fishery prof in research dispute with Greenpeace

Chilean court reportedly orders disclosure of salmon antibiotic use


Friday, June 24, 2016

New name, new vigor

The Bristol Bay Fishermen’s Association is pushing for more members and a “fair price” for salmon catches.


Coast Guard medevacs crewman aboard Bering Sea fishing vessel

Quotas announced for Alaska weathervane scallop season

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Debate over B.C. salmon cannery closure shifts to Ottawa

USCG intervenes in dangerous vessel traffic in Puget Sound

California commission delays MPA vote