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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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Bristol Bay fishermen catch 2 billionth sockeye Bristol Bay Times by Mary Catharine Martin - October 7, 2019 This year, during the fishery's second-largest harvest on record, Bristol Bay commercial fishermen hit another historic number: the 2 billionth sockeye salmon caught by commercial fishermen since record-keeping began in the late 1800s. http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1941bristol_bay_fishermen_catch_2_billionth Fishing Quotas Announced: Red King Crab Down, Snow Crab Up, And No Tanner Crab Season KUCB by Laura Kraegel - October 7, 2019 With the fishing season starting next week, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released crab quotas for Bristol Bay and the Bering Sea. https://www.kucb.org/post/fishing-quotas-announced-red-king-crab-down-snow-crab-and-no-tanner-crab-season West Coast Fisheries "Comeback of the Century" At San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and beyond, sustainable rockfish returns to market and to dinner plates around the world. NOAA Fisheries - October 7, 2019 With help from rebounding West Coast rockfish, Giuseppe “Joe” Pennisi has put the fisherman back in San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Wharf. https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/west-coast-fisheries-comeback-century National GAPP CEO Extols Wild Alaska Pollock’s Sustainability Virtues at ‘Purpose Summit’ Investors, Marketers about Wild Alaska Pollock Perishable News by Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers Seafood - October 7, 2019 NEW YORK, NY—The Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) Chief Executive Officer Craig Morris presented today as part of panel of innovative leaders at the Purpose Summit, an event hosted by Barkley U.S. and Jefferies. Morris extolled the virtues of Wild Alaska Pollock, particularly its strong sustainability story and trend towards new, innovative products to the audience of investors, venture capitalists and brand marketing practitioners at the New York City event. https://www.perishablenews.com/seafood/gapp-ceo-extols-wild-alaska-pollocks-sustainability-virtues-at-purpose-summit-investors-marketers-about-wild-alaska-pollock/ Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Exchange of Flatfish in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 10/07/2019 NMFS is exchanging unused yellowfin sole Community Development Quota (CDQ) for rock sole CDQ acceptable biological catch (ABC) reserves in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. This action is necessary to allow the 2019 total allowable catch of flathead sole and yellowfin sole in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area to be harvested. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/10/07/2019-21570/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-exchange-of-flatfish-in-the-bering-sea-and Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Less Than 50 Feet Length Overall Using Hook-and-Line Gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 10/07/2019 NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels less than 50 feet length overall (LOA) using hook-and-line gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2019 Pacific cod total allowable catch apportioned to catcher vessels less than 50 feet LOA using hook-and-line gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/10/07/2019-21782/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-pacific-cod-by-catcher-vessels-less-than-50-feet

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