United Fishermen of Alaska has released an updated comprehensive look at commercial fishing statewide with an interactive map detailing the specifics for the year 2013 for towns, boroughs and census areas from the Yukon-Koyukuk area to the western Aleutians. UFA details how Alaskaâ€...Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:45am
The International Pacific Halibut Commission kicked off its 2014 annual meeting on Monday with newly reappointed commissioner Jim Balsinger acknowledging the concern and anxiety surrounding halibut stocks. â€śThe biggest concern of course is the status of Pacific halibut,â€ť he said. â€śTo put it in...Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:40pm
With the expected growth of the U.S. economy and continued weakness in many other parts of the world, 2014 looks to be a rough year for seafood traders whose fortunes are tied to foreign currencies, according to a story by John Sackton at Seafoodnews.com. For importers, a strong dollar is posi...Wed, 01/08/2014 - 1:35pm
Halibut fishermen are bracing for another huge quota cut after the International Pacific Halibut Commission staff presented a rather grim stock assessment at their interim meeting in Seattle last week. While there is no longer a â€śstaff recommendation,â€ť staff members do present a...Wed, 12/11/2013 - 1:24pm
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