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Tag: bering sea

Area O cod fishery gets allocation, area boost

Small boat harvesters of Pacific cod in Area O near Dutch Harbor have received an increase in their allocation and fishing area from the...

BOF rejects ACRs on hatchery issue

Efforts to move forward with proposals to limit hatchery production of salmon in Alaska were soundly rejected on Oct. 16 at an Alaska Board...

Snow crab harvest quota gets big boost

Bering Sea snow crab stocks have rebounded, allowing for the total allowable catch to be set at 27.6 million pounds, up from 18.9 million...

BSAI shellfish season opens Oct. 15

Crab catches dominate Alaska’s fish news in early October as boats gear up for mid-month openers in the Bering Sea. As expected, crabbers will see...

Crewman missing near St. Matthew Island

A search for a man last seen aboard a fishing boat north of St. Matthew Island on Sept. 27 was suspended on Sept. 28...

Fish Factor: Commerce Department advocating to boost aquaculture

Offshore fish farms could soon dot the sea scape along with those oil and gas platforms being proposed for U.S. waters by  President Donald...

Fish Factor: Fall fisheries are getting underway

As Alaska’s salmon season draws to a close, lots of fall fisheries are just getting underway from Ketchikan to the Bering Sea. Southeast is one...

Fewer Pollock, cod found in southern Bering Sea survey

Formal results of this year’s NOAA trawl survey of the southern Bering Sea won’t be announced until mid-September, but preliminary data shows a decided...

Fish Factor: Is it a blip, or are cod stocks returning?

Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak. Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering...

Trade war impacts seafood going to and from China

Trump’s trade war now includes tariffs on seafood going to and from China. China is Alaska’s biggest seafood buyer purchasing 54 percent of Alaska seafood...