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Monday, November 19, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast

ADF&G predicts weak pink salmon harvest in 2019 KHNS by Henry Leasia - November 16, 2018 The 2019 Southeast Alaska pink salmon harvest is predicted to be weak once again, according to a forecast released Thursday by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. https://khns.org/adfg-predicts-weak-pink-salmon-harvest-in-2019 Senate OKs bill relaxing fishing vessels' discharge rules KTVA by Manny Creech - November 14, 2018 Smaller Alaska fishing vessels will be "permanently exempt" from federal regulations on incidental discharge under a new law passed by the U.S. Senate, according to Sen. Dan Sullivan. https://www.ktva.com/story/39482438/bipartisan-bill-passes-to-lessen-epa-regulations-for-alaska-fishing-vessels Not digging it: Next steps to protect the industry from Pebble Mine National Fisherman by Jessica Hathaway - November 16, 2018 Stakeholders in Alaska’s Bristol Bay have watched the federal and state regulatory landscape heave and buckle with the shifting sands of federal oversight. https://www.nationalfisherman.com/viewpoints/alaska/not-digging-it-next-steps-to-protect-the-industry-from-pebble-mine/ Labeling and Marketing 3MMI - Predictions for the Upcoming Year TradexFoods - November 19, 2018 Flounder processors are saying raw material pricing will be short again. Pacific Cod has had a tough year, with twice frozen loins prices jumping since the beginning of the year. Pollock was a big topic of discussion at the Qingdao show, with rumours of pricing dropping in December. Atlantic Cod is expected to be short, due to recent quota cut announcements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9TX1zRmOWU FYI’s CRWP marks a decade of recycling gillnet, seine web Over 100 tons of discarded fishing web reprocessed into new products Cordova Times by Shae Bowman - November 16, 2018 Over the past 10 years, commercial fishermen and community partners in Cordova have helped recycle more than 100 tons of discarded gillnet and seine web. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2018/11/16/crwp-marks-a-decade-of-recycling-gillnet-seine-web/

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