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March 31, 2020

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Coronavirus strains preparations for 2020 sockeye season in Bristol Bay, Alaska
Seafood Source by Brian Hagenbuch - March 27, 2020
Alaska issued a mandate late on Monday, 24 March, qualifying the state’s commercial fishing industry as “critical infr...

March 30, 2020

Alaska/Pacific Coast
Herring spawn kicks off in Sitka Sound
KCAW - March 26, 2020
On Wednesday (3-25-20), the Alaska Department of Fish And Game observed the first spawn of the season- around 5 miles of spawn down Shoals Point, past St. Lazaria Island, and a quarter-mi...

March 27, 2020

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Hatchery hauls: Alaska’s statewide salmon catch gets $118 million boost
National Fisherman by Laine Welch - March 25, 2020
Alaska salmon that got their start in hatcheries made up 25 percent of last year’s total statewide catch.
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March 26, 2020

Alaska/Pacific Coast
State proposes $100 million loan guarantee program as hundreds of Alaska businesses seek approval for out-of-state workers
Alaska Public Media by Nathaniel Herz - March 25, 2020
Some 600 business entities have filed plans with the state outlining h...

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