Alaska/Pacific Coast

Alaska still No. 1 for commercial fisheries landings, but value dropped last year
Alaska Dispatch News by Annie Zak – November 1, 2017
Alaska easily led the country in commercial fisheries landings again in 2016, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2017/11/01/alaska-still-no-1-for-commercial-fisheries-landings-but-value-dropped-last-year/

A Look Back at Statewide Salmon Fisheries for 2017
KMXT by Kayla Desroches – October 31, 2017
Most of the 2017 salmon fisheries have ended for the season.
http://kmxt.org/2017/10/look-back-statewide-salmon-fisheries-2017/

National

NOAA: American fisheries remain a strong economic driver
Saving Seafood – November 1, 2107
November 1, 2017 — The following was released by NOAA Fisheries:
Commercial and recreational fisheries remain a strong contributor to the United States economy, according to the annual Fisheries of the United States report released today by NOAA.
http://www.savingseafood.org/news/economic-impact/noaa-american-fisheries-remain-strong-economic-driver/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SavingSeafoodRss+%28Saving+Seafood%29

Environment/Science

Study reviews potential climate impacts on Kenai River salmon
Peninsula Clarion by Elizabeth Earl – October 31, 2017
Though the Kenai River’s salmon populations are still healthy compared to other Pacific salmon populations, a number of climate change-influenced factors could threaten them in the future.
http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/local/2017-10-31/study-reviews-potential-climate-impacts-kenai-river-salmon

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November 2, 2017