Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov. 8, 2018 KMXT by Maggie Wall - November 8, 2018 Fishermen suffered a big loss in Tuesday’s election with the defeat of Ballot Measure 1. The price of salmon permits is down. So too, are the prices for halibut quotas. http://kmxt.org/2018/11/alaska-fisheries-report-nov-8-2018/ NSEDC communities get a boost in CDQ’s profits Cordova Times - November 8, 2018 Fifteen communities affiliated with Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. will receive an additional $167,000 bonus from the community development quota entity, for a total 2018 distribution of $300,333, NSEDC said Nov. 5. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2018/11/08/nsedc-communities-get-a-boost-in-cdqs-profits/ Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Atka Mackerel in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 11/08/2018 NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Bering Sea subarea and Eastern Aleutian district (BS/EAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) by vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery. This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2018 total allowable catch (TAC) of Atka mackerel in this area allocated to vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/11/08/2018-24429/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-atka-mackerel-in-the-bering-sea-and-aleutian North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 11/09/2018 The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Ecosystem Committee will hold a teleconference on November 27, 2018. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/11/09/2018-24599/north-pacific-fishery-management-council-public-meeting FYI’s Bristol Bay finfish meeting set for Dillingham Cordova Times - November 8, 2018 Bristol Bay finfish issues will be on the table in Dillingham when the Alaska Board of Fisheries meets Nov. 28 through Dec. 3. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2018/11/08/bristol-bay-finfish-meeting-set-for-dillingham/
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