Alaska Commercial Fisheries News Since 1988
Fewer men and women went fishing in Alaska last year; a resurgence in harvesting jobs is expected to show up for 2017read more
IFISH5 conference has expanded to include aquaculture, seafood processing. Call is out for presenters. Deadline to apply is Nov. 15read more
Underwater farts by mussels, oysters and clams produce one-tenth of greenhouse gases near Swedenread more
Americans are eating less seafood, while their favorites remain largely the same; the Pacific halibut fishery ends Nov. 7read more
Salmon season wrap ups by region are being released; Upper Cook Inlet & Copper River had biggest shortfalls
Trump’s anti-trade policies ding seafood, says NFI director John Connelly
Record prices have not cut into demand for Canadian snow crab; that bodes well for Alaska.
Prices for quota shares of Alaska halibut remain very high but are holding steady, for now.
The value of Alaska salmon permits appear ‘stable’ and are inching upwards after a great fishing season
The value of most Alaska salmon permits appears ‘stable’ and inching upward in several regions.
April 4 , 2016Fish by-products are rapidly growing in popularity. Broths made from bones and other fish parts are becoming all the rage for health enthusiasts all over the globe. Bone broths are loaded with vital nutrients like calcium, iodine, and minerals. It has also been found to help support thyroid health, and its natural electrolytes boost muscle repair post workout. But its top ingredient is its bone building collagen.
Alaska crab is cut out of labeling laws that tell consumers it is caught in the USA
Want cameras to track your catches instead of onboard observers? The deadline for fixed gear boats to sign up is Nov. 1.
New ASMI report breaks down fishing economics by region – how many fishermen, boats, fish species landed and values
One click will add your name/comment to tell the EPA to protect Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine. Deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 17!
Tuesday/Oct. 17 is the last day to tell the EPA to protect Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine. One click will add your name!
A marketing ploy claims that eating farmed fish can save depleted wild stocks
A life of danger and uncertainty has seafarers observing a strict set of rules on Friday the 13th that are awash in myth and superstition.