Tag: salmon

Area commercial harvest reaches over 438,000 salmon

When state fisheries biologists shut down the Copper River commercial salmon for two 12-hour openers on June 3 and June 8 retail markets in...

NOAA study begins of whether Chinook salmon need ESA protections 

A federal study is underway to determine if Endangered Species Act protections are warranted for Gulf of Alaska Chinook salmon. Such protection for the...

Removal of fish passage barriers underway for spawning salmon 

A project to remove culverts in the Cordova area posing a barrier to migrating coho salmon will be underway this spring and summer, with...

This year’s salmon forecast includes 154.9M pinks, 51.9M sockeyes 

State fisheries biologists are forecasting a Copper River District run of 1.3 million sockeyes and 202,000 coho salmon this summer, with the sockeye forecast...

BOF declines to lower hatchery production levels 

CDFU: Healthy salmon runs are testament to sound management by the state, hatchery operators A proposal to lower hatchery production to its 2000 level went...

ADF&G forecasts strong run of sockeye salmon into Copper River in...

State fisheries officials are forecasting a strong run of nearly 2 million sockeye salmon into the Copper River in 2024, plus an average run...

Golden king crab, king salmon were hot holiday gifts

Seafood aficionados have stepped up to purchase their favorite wild Alaska seafood for the holiday season, according to fishmongers from Anchorage to Seattle. Sales have...

NOAA’s 2023 Arctic Report Card highlights human-caused warming

New chapter focuses on salmon vital to the health, cultures, food security of Indigenous communities NOAA’s 2023 Arctic Report Card includes new information confirming that...

Salmon task force schedules public meeting Nov. 14-15

The Alaska Salmon Research Task Force, created by Congress in response to recent unprecedented shifts in Pacific salmon abundance in Alaska, will hold a...

DOE funds will boost testing of energy transition for commercial fisheries

Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) is taking another step forward toward decarbonizing the seafood industry, with plans to pilot test hybrid and full electric...
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