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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Chilkoot sockeye count highest on record Chilkat Valley News - August 29, 2019 Record numbers of sockeye salmon have passed through the Chilkoot River weir this season, surprising biologists and delighting local fishermen. https://www.chilkatvalleynews.com/story/2019/08/29/news/chilkoot-sockeye-count-highest-on-record/13101.html Blue King Crab Fisheries In The Bering Sea Are Struggling KUCB by Hope McKenney - September 3, 2019 Every year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports to Congress on the status of U.S. fisheries. The report breaks the data down by region, and highlights which stocks are in "overfishing" and "overfished" status, as well as which stocks have been rebuilt. https://www.kucb.org/post/blue-king-crab-fisheries-bering-sea-are-struggling Comfish cuts: Alaska fisheries officials cope with nearly $1 million in budget losses National Fishermen by Laine Welch - September 3, 2019 Now the shuffling begins at Alaska fisheries offices around the state as the effects from the state’s veto volleys become more clear. https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska/comfish-cuts-alaska-fisheries-officials-cope-with-nearly-1-million-in-budget-losses/ Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Trawl Catcher Vessels in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 09/04/2019 NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the annual allowance of the 2019 Pacific cod total allowable catch apportioned to trawl catcher vessels in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/09/04/2019-19045/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-pacific-cod-by-trawl-catcher-vessels-in-the Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Trawl Catcher Vessels in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 09/04/2019 NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the annual allowance of the 2019 Pacific cod total allowable catch apportioned to trawl catcher vessels in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/09/04/2019-19045/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-pacific-cod-by-trawl-catcher-vessels-in-the FYI’s Alaska Symphony of Seafood seeks entries The Cordova Times - September 1, 2019 Entries are being accepted through Oct. 15 for the 27th annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood, which encourages development of value-added products made from Alaska seafood. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2019/09/01/alaska-symphony-of-seafood-seeks-entries-2/ SNP to honor seafood advocates at upcoming gala Seafood Source by Christine Blank - September 3, 2019 The Seafood Nutrition Partnership will honor several individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to support its mission at the Seafood Nutrition Partnership Honors Gala on 16 September, ahead of SNP’s State of the Science Symposium on 17 September in Washington, D.C. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/food-safety-health/snp-to-honor-seafood-advocates-at-upcoming-gala

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