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Sunscreen lotions are killing coral reefs, more studies show

All that sun block being slathered on by beach-goers around the world is causing major damage to ocean corals.

Brexit a blow to Alaska seafood sales

The UK’s exit from the European Union last week has turned world trade on its head. Last year the UK imported over $90 million dollars of Alaska seafood.

Salmon sperm extracts rare earth elements from wastes. Product needed!

June 25, 2015

Salmon sperm, or milt, is being called a miracle product by Japanese researchers for its ability to extract rare earth elements from various wastes.

AMCC Seeks Creative Fishermen and Women

June 20, 2016 This is Fish Radio. I’m Stephanie Mangini. Help create a book of fishermen skills, stories, and more. I’ll tell you how after this… The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association offers free ergonomics training to seafood processing workers and fishermen to reduce injuries and increase productivity. Visit www.amsea.org  to schedule a training at your […]

How many skates die when they’re caught and tossed? New study aims to find out

Skates make up a huge biomass throughout the North Pacific. In fisheries, they are taken mostly as bycatch and discarded. A new study aims to find out how many of them die.

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Alaska Fish Trivia

  • Alaska's fishing industry is the state's number one employer.
  • The average age of Alaska fishing permit holders is 49.
  • Kodiak Island is the second largest island in the U.S.
  • Alaska has 3,200 women crew members and 1,100 permit holders (3.7%).
  • 80% of Alaska's fish landings come from federal waters (3-200 miles).
  • 80% of Alaska's fishing vessels are less than 60 feet in length.
  • Alaska's largest catch is pollock.
  • The Salmon-30-Salmon jet: A crew of eight worked around the clock for 27 days at Associated Painters Inc. in Oklahoma City to paint the plane.


Salmon-30-Salmon Jet with fish on jet

Flying Fish takes on a new meaning with the Alaska Airlines Salmon-30-Salmon jet.

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