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Monday, February 11, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

New agreement reached on coastwide halibut quota Commissioners approve 38.61-million-pound quota, up 1.4 million pounds from 2018 Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - February 9, 2019 Commissioners of the International Pacific Halibut Commission reached a new agreement in Victoria, British Columbia on Feb. 1 on a coast wide Pacific halibut quota of 38.61 million pounds, an increase of 1.4 million pounds over the 2018 quota.Run Managers expect good Tanner and poor golden king commercial crab fisheries KFSK by Angela Denning - February 8, 2019 Southeast Alaska’s upcoming commercial Tanner crab fishery could bring another high harvest while the Golden King crab fishery will likely be low. Both fisheries open Tuesday, February 12. National Acceptance of sustainable seafood increases Supermarket Perimeter by Andy Nelson - February 8, 2019 The increase in the amount of sustainable seafood sold in the retail grocery perimeter has been significant, but there’s still ample room to grow, industry experts say. Labeling and Marketing 3MMI - Steady Wild Coho Pricing and Supply Tradex - February 11, 2019 Coho salmon harvests in Alaska last year accounted for 3 percent of the total salmon harvest at 3.6 million coho.This is down considerably from last year's harvest of 5.25 million fish but relatively on par with the years prior to that. FYI’s CDFU scholarship application period now open Cordova Times - February 9, 2019 Cordova District Fishermen United is now accepting applications for their education scholarships.

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