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Tag: bering sea

Climate scientist says adapting to change is key

Climate science expert Richard Thoman says marine scientists have a great task at hand, to communicate throughout rural Alaska and beyond the need to...

Commercial fisheries scramble to get permitted

A government shutdown called by President Trump to force funding of a border wall is now impacting Alaska’s multi-million-dollar seafood industry, which relies on...

Golden King Crab: a holiday treat

Wild Alaska shellfish direct from the Bering Sea was in high demand for festivities and gifts for the holidays, including this golden king crab...

U.S. seafood superpower is Alaska

Alaska is the nation’s superpower when it comes to seafood. American fishermen landed just shy of 10 billion pounds of fish and shellfish last year...

Obituary: Jens Ingvar Fjortoft

Jens was born on July 10, 1963 and passed away unexpectedly while working in the South Pacific, Dec. 2, 2018. Jens was a 1981 graduate...

NPFMC adopts ecosystem management plan

Federal fisheries managers have taken a big step toward better environmental management of vast marine resources with adoption of a new Bering Sea Fishery...

Alex Haley complete Bering Sea, Aleutian chain patrol

After two months patrolling the Bering Sea and Aleutian Chain, 25 fisheries vessel inspections and four search and rescue cases, the Coast Guard Cutter...

Harvesters bracing for more cuts to halibut harvest

Alaska fishermen are bracing for more cuts to their halibut harvest next year. Results of this year’s surveys showed that the Pacific stock from California...

Alaska Marine Science Symposium set for Jan 28-31

Keynote speakers are still to be announced, but online registration is now open for the 2019 Alaska Marine Science Symposium, the state’s premier marine...

Fisheries meetings coming up in Seattle, Dillingham

Fish watch Some major Alaska fisheries are winding down for the year, while others are still going strong. In Southeast, a fishery opened on November 8...