Monday, November 16, 2015

Cutting costs

Alaska’s fish and game boards plan to explore options to save on meeting expenses.

Canfisco to quit canning salmon at Prince Rupert plant

Bristol Bay approaches 2 billion salmon landed

NMFS seeks comment on plan to reduce halibut bycatch limits

SE Alaska salmon planning teams to meet in Sitka

Pacific trade deal excludes big Alaska seafood export markets

Judge Holland speaks on Exxon Valdez saga

Alaska Historic Canneries Initiative grant program announced

Trudeau bans oil tankers on B.C.’s north coast

Environmental groups ask B.C. to improve mining regulation

Oregon crab industry addresses domoic acid issue

Toxic algae creating deep trouble on West Coast

Opinion: A manufactured ‘crisis’ over California anchovies


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Bristol Bay sockeye situation

A new analysis finds hopeful signs in the frozen market but cause for concern in the canned market.

Naknek-Kvichak committee supports permit stacking

2016 Upper Cook Inlet sockeye salmon forecast

ASMI recruits industry experts for Southeast Asia trade mission

Pacific Marine Expo begins Wednesday in Seattle

Big change coming for Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Feedback wanted

The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association spells out its strategies and constraints, and invites its members to submit suggestions.

Alaska Board of Fisheries to convene subsistence committee

Symphony of Seafood competition to feature new roe category

Processor leadership institute convenes in Kodiak

British Columbia goes after leaking Tulsequah Chief mine

NMFS update on West Coast groundfish catch shares program

Opinion: Better fisheries management could help Alaska cope

Comment: Tanker ban a sure way to protect B.C. north coast


Thursday, November 19, 2015

Sunny outlook for setnetters

Cook Inlet salmon setnet fishermen could see much more fishing time in 2016, Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers say.

USDA buys $5.3 million worth of canned pink salmon

Judge denies Pebble quest for activist records, testimony

Togiak committee seeks protection for local salmon fleet

Murkowski presses FDA nominee on seafood issues

Union questions Canfisco’s Prince Rupert canning shutdown

A profile of Hunter Tootoo, Canada’s new fisheries minister

Nominations sought for Pacific whiting panel

Icicle faced with relocating its Port Angeles salmon farm

California crab sampling for domoic acid continues


Friday, November 20, 2015

‘Safe and nutritious’

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved genetically engineered salmon for human consumption.

FDA cites ‘exhaustive and rigorous scientific review’

Alaska delegation decries ‘Frankenfish’ approval

Press release from AquaBounty Technologies

Elevated PSP levels in Haines area stir concern

Oregon permit board to meet on two ocean Dungeness cases

‘We’ve never been here before,’ Eureka crabber says

Wild vs. farmed seafood: A false dichotomy