Monday, December 8, 2014

North Pacific Council to consider quotas and much more

The 11-member panel, which helps regulate federal fisheries off Alaska, will set 2015 catch limits for pollock, cod, and other groundfish.

New Alaska Coast Guard chief outlines mission

Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

Hoonah Sound spawn-on-kelp herring fishery to close second year

DFO investigates tooth removal from dead orca on Vancouver Island

Tribe to receive right to manage key Klamath salmon watershed

Fish oil skeptics: These five reports provide fodder for doubters

Opinion: Alaska must lead in addressing ocean acidification, and fast

Opinion: Mat-Su should invest in salmon preservation, not allocation wars


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

IPHC posts summary of interim meeting

The summary includes tables indicating potential halibut catch limits for 2015.

2015 Upper Cook Inlet sockeye forecast released

Board votes to increase salmon bag limits for Chitina dipnetters

New report questions viability of Susitna dam project

Fishermen debate possible mine north of Haines

U.S. Coast Guard defends closure of Newport air base


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Trident to buy Western Alaska Fisheries plant in Kodiak

The plant belongs to Westward Seafoods, a subsidiary of Maruha Nichiro.

ASMI meeting agenda includes sockeye marketing

Sen.-elect Sullivan announces new hires for D.C. office

Entries invited for Symphony of Seafood new products contest

New commercial surcharge among possible Washington changes

Oregon commission to move ahead with compensation fund

Big, meaty Dungeness crab reported in Oregon

Opinion: Kerry gives wrong advice for world's fisheries


Thursday, December 11, 2014

Senate gives fishermen a reprieve

The Senate passed a Coast Guard bill with a three-year moratorium on EPA vessel discharge
regulations for boats 79 feet and under. The House is expected to pass it this week, too.

Murkowski lays out fishery and other priorities

Begich introduces Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization bill

Joe Bundrant discusses Trident's Kodiak expansion

Study: Warming West Coast will send fish species north

Quota cuts seem to be helping halibut

Conflict on the high seas over Alaskan halibut

Judge clarifies order in Pebble mine case

An Aleutian shipwreck, 10 years later

Closure of Coast Guard's Newport air station delayed a year

Storm could bring tsunami debris to Northern California


Friday, December 12, 2014

Alaska gets preview of the R/V Sikuliaq

The 251-foot research vessel will be based in Seward. Photo courtesy UAF


'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Sitka

Alaska Coast Guard, South Korean officials meet

TransCanada details subsea natural gas pipeline project

Shellfish closure, recall ordered in Wash. after people sickened

Newport Fishermen's Wives vow to keep up fight for rescue base

Oregon's fisherpoets to perform at 'Community Day' in Portland

Opinion: Alaska must lead on halibut management


The Life | Resources