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Monday, April 15, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

New funds approved to promote wild Alaska Pollock Cordova Times - April 14, 2019 Board members of the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers on April 10 approved $1 million in funding for the second round of a GAPP program to fund 12 projects promoting wild Alaska Pollock to consumers. Salmon forecast looks pretty encouraging Statewide commercial harvest projections are for a catch of 213.2 million fish Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - April 12, 2019 In the wake of a 2018 fishing season that left many scraping to get through the winter, forecasts for the upcoming commercial season bode well for a harvest of upwards of 70 million Pacific salmon in Prince William Sound. Regulations for P-cod deliveries tightened for GOA, BSAI Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - April 12, 2019 Federal fisheries regulators have tightened catcher processor mothership restrictions for delivery of Pacific cod in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands. International New super-trawlers give RK Lenina, Russian Fishery Company more fishing, processing firepower Seafood Source by Cliff White - April 10, 2019 A new super-trawler being built for Russia’s Collective Farm Fishery by V.I. Lenin (RK Lenina) will be equipped with state-of-the-art processing and chilling equipment provided by Skaginn 3X and Frost. Resolutions Introduced in 3 States to Designate 2019 as International Year of the Salmon Alaska Native News by Austin Baird - April 11, 2019. JUNEAU – State representatives from three states are introducing resolutions and a joint memorial this week to recognize 2019 as International Year of the Salmon. Environment/Science Pace of Bering Sea changes startles scientists Vancouver Sun by Associated Press - April 13, 2019 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska’s northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.

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