Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: fisheries

Alaska’s RFM program recognized by UK coalition

Alaska’s Responsible Fisheries Management certification program is being cited by a United Kingdom-based sustainable fisheries coalition for demonstrating the same standards advocating for ecolabeling...

PWS harvest at 9.6 million

Commercial harvests of wild Alaska salmon more than doubled from July 4 through July 12, with deliveries to processors reaching 9.6 million salmon in...

18.3 million salmon delivered to processors statewide

Wild Alaska salmon catches climbed to 18.3 million statewide by Independence Day, with the biggest increase coming in Bristol Bay, where harvesters were still...

For Prince William Sound, deliveries climb above 2.3 million fish

Statewide salmon catches delivered to processors rose from 4.7 million to 7.6 million fish from June 21 through June 27, according to preliminary commercial...

Speaking out for Bristol Bay

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the proposed Pebble Mine. It couldn’t have been scheduled at a worse time....

Museum Memories

At the turn of the century, the Alaska Packers Association and Alaska Syndicate were powerful entities based out of San Francisco that owned nearly...

Salmon sales near $29 million for first quarter

Sales of frozen headed and gutted pink and chum salmon, frozen sockeye fillets, and canned halves and talls of pink salmon from Prince William...

Trident, Glacier Fish awarded $4.3 M in pollock contracts

Federal Agriculture Department officials on June 29 announced the purchase of pollock products totaling $4.1 million, for 3,247,200 pounds of pollock from Glacier Fish...

NPFMC seeks to fill Advisory Panel seat

Federal fisheries officials are accepting nominations or an interim appointment to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Advisory Panel, to fill the seat soon...

Fisheries Achievement Award recipient Rhey Velasco honored by Prince William...

Rhey Velasco was honored June 18 by the Prince William Sound Science Center as their 2016 Fisheries Achievement Award recipient for more than three...