Monday, November 2, 2015

Conserving halibut

Public comment is now open on an amendment to reduce halibut bycatch limits in Bering Sea groundfish fisheries.

Kodiak, Chignik, South Peninsula bairdi fisheries to stay closed

New federal rules will protect Alaska rural subsistence priority

Seafood Producers Cooperative partners with FishWise

Canada groups challenge genetically modified Atlantic salmon

Commentary: Mining, fishing must find ways to coexist


Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Budget cuts, fishing cuts

Alaska spending reductions will lead to more conservative management and less fishing opportunity, state officials tell an industry group meeting in Petersburg.

Neurotoxin could postpone California crab season opener

Is Kodiak seafood research and technology center closing?

ASMI launches Fishing Families Photo Contest

Pacific Council's November briefing book posted

The Pacific Ocean becomes a caldron

Editorial: West Coast fisheries land stunning numbers


Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Seafood jobs edge up

Alaska’s commercial fishing employment grew by 0.7 percent in 2014, primarily driven by increased groundfish harvests, the state Department of Labor reports.


ASMI posts international program director position

Canadian researcher draws threats over Fukushima findings

Port of Ilwaco explores local association for permits, quota

Agencies to find, protect cold water refuges for Columbia fish

Commentary: Alaska should never trade fish for mining


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Sound numbers

A record pink salmon catch was among the highlights of the 2015 Prince William Sound commercial salmon season.

Trudeau names Hunter Tootoo minister of fisheries

Federal agencies sued over Puget Sound salmon farming

Ore. senators seek further funding for Newport rescue base

California crabbers brace for delay in Dungeness season

Humboldt harbor district race remains too close to call


Friday, November 6, 2015

Domoic acid dims Dungeness outlook

California has delayed the start of recreational Dungeness crabbing, and the same could happen with the commercial season set to open Nov. 15.

NMFS extols Alaska’s wondrous ‘secret gardens’

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Fire-ravaged SE Alaska hatchery rebuilt and running

Pebble finds friends on U.S. House panel

DFO announces ‘relinquishment opportunity’ for licenses, quota

Editorial: Dungeness crabs, the latest climate casualty