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Unchilled, bruised salmon won’t cut it in this year’s market

Global market conditions and lower supplies point to a brighter outlook for salmon prices this year. Processors will be focusing more on fresh and frozen, headed and gutted fish (H&G) and fillet production. Fish that is unchilled, bruised or marked won’t cut it in that market.

Alaska fisheries face total shutdown from lawmaker budget impasse

If Alaska legislators can’t agree on a budget by June 1, all state workers will be on notice for layoffs starting July 1. That includes 750 full-time and seasonal workers in the commercial fisheries division. No workers – NO FISHING.

Frankenfish ok’d for sale in Canada, no labeling required. Wild = No GMO!

Frankenfish gets ok for sale in Canada, no labeling required. Wild = no GMO!

Eating trends favor seafood: Will Americans eat more?

Eating trends show some big plusses for wild seafood, but will that make Americans eat more of it?

Oregon dungeness crab landings are high – prices are too

Oregon Dungeness crab landings for the 2015-16 season have surpassed those of the previous season, average price is $3.59 per pound.

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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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