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Alaska Fish Radio also aims to inspire more Alaskans to join the seafood industry as fishermen, processors, scientists and managers.


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For the third year in a row, Americans’ appetite for seafood ticked upwards, reaching 15.5 pounds last year, nearly a pound more than in 2014.

Dutch Harbor 1# port for 19th year; Americans eating more seafood

Alaska claimed the top three fishing ports for landings again last year, and in fact, led all US states in terms of seafood landings and value.

That’s according to the annual Fisheries of the US report for 2015 released yesterday by NOAA Fisheries.

Values of Alaska salmon permits drop sharply, except for Bristol Bay

Values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward trend after a dismal season for all but a few regions.

Freezing spray, icing observations wanted by NOAA to improve forecasts

Forecasters from NOAA and Environment Canada are asking mariners for help in reporting icing conditions in Alaska, the Northeast and the Great Lakes regions.

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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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