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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Young king salmon boosting counts on Taku River KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - June 5, 2019 There are some promising returns of younger, wild-stock king salmon on one Southeast Alaska river this spring. Returns of fully-grown chinook are still disappointing but the increase in younger fish could signal a rebound in future years. Pink salmon disaster relief grant delayed to July 1 Cordova Times by Rep. Louise Stutes - June 5, 2019 Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to keep everyone in the loop regarding the follow-up to my pink salmon disaster relief update in last Friday’s paper. Copper River sockeye show up early, give optimism for fleet Alaska Journal of Commerce by Elizabeth Earl - June 5, 2019 Copper River fishermen are getting a nice change of pace from the last two years this season as the sockeye run is shaping up better than expected so far. Environment/Science Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change UW News by Michelle Ma - June 4, 2019 An ample buffet of freshwater food, brought on by climate change, is altering the life history of one of the world’s most important salmon species. Labeling and Marketing Seafood to drive growth in the converted flexible packaging sector through 2023 Seafood Source by Madelyn Kearns - June 5, 2019 Seafood will continue to be one of the leading food markets driving growth in the converted flexible packaging sector in the United States, according to a new report from industrial research company The Freedonia Group. FYI’s PWSSC to honor Gary Martinek with fisheries achievement award Cordova Times - June 5, 2019 Retired hatchery manager Gary Martinek will be honored on Saturday, June 8, with a Fisheries Achievement Award, a tribute to his over 25 years of pioneering otolith marking techniques and improving sockeye salmon hatchery management practices.

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