Monday, November 30, 2015

Sitka herring outlook

The quota for the 2016 season is up sharply to 15,674 tons.

Columbia basin salmon run second-strongest since dams built

Small Tanner crab quota set for Eastern Aleutian District

State reports explore sportfishing impacts on Kenai habitat

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Petersburg hopes to keep a Coast Guard cutter

The real Sitka journey of Steinbeck’s ‘Doc Ricketts’

Alaska governor, British Columbia premier sign MOU

Canfisco cannery shutdown continues to stir controversy

B.C. grocery chain to stop selling ‘red-listed’ seafood

Eel River flows still too low in peak salmon spawning period

Opinion: Obama breaks promise on genetically modified fish


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Fukushima and fish

New tests "continue to show fish from Alaska waters are safe from radionuclides related to the nuclear reactor damage in Japan."

U.S. makes two interim appointments to IPHC

Squid spawning found at Southeast Alaska research station

Memories of Bristol Bay

B.C. grants water discharge permit to Mount Polley mine

Splitting the pros and perils of genetically modified foods

Will GMO salmon harm Alaska's fishing industry?

Opinion: The evolutionary path to 'Frankenfish'


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

More ASMI moves

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, which recently installed a new executive director, has hired sustainability and technical directors.

Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk found dead

UFA president comments on Greg Fisk’s passing

Packers once reflected history with labels on their salmon cans

Coast Guard copter grounded after laser used near Port Angeles

Photos reveal Depoe Bay port disrepair

California crab continue to test high for domoic acid

Thursday hearing in Santa Rosa to focus on crab closure

Opinion: Alaska needs a healthy CDQ program

Will GMO salmon harm Alaska's fishing industry?

Opinion: The evolutionary path to 'Frankenfish'


Thursday, December 3, 2015

Halibut outlook

The stock looks stable and so do potential 2016 quotas, according to a staff presentation to the International Pacific Halibut Commission.

Gunnar Knapp to retire, will continue salmon research

Juneau mayor died of natural causes, police say

Keeping track of Alaska jellyfish

Cullen to 'take a run' at Canfisco fishing licenses

B.C. mine to begin discharging wastewater

Opinion: Are genetically engineered salmon too fishy?


Friday, December 4, 2015

Bristol Bay debate

The Alaska Board of Fisheries hears mixed views on permit stacking proposals.

New Cook Inlet fish war centers on board meeting location

Planned Kasilof River dipnetter parking lot draws opposition

APICDA helps sponsor business competition

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Canadian report urges more research into oil spill impacts

NMFS proposes to implement West Coast anchovy catch limits

Rick Speed, former Icicle exec, joins BluWrap

Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee tuna merger shot down

Commentary: Alaska must take action on harmful algal blooms

Commentary: GE fish and the strangeness of American salmon