Bristol Bay coordinates coronavirus prevention efforts, as BBEDC cancels travel KDLG by Isabelle Ross - March 13, 2020 Thousands of fishermen, processors, and cannery workers will travel to Bristol Bay in the coming months to participate in the commercial fishery. As of Thursday afternoon, no one in the region had been tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus https://www.kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-coordinates-coronavirus-prevention-efforts-bbedc-cancels-travel Even without a fishery (and a big meeting), ADF&G will take stock of Sitka herring KCAW by Katherine Rose and Robert Woolsey - March 13, 2020 Among all the cancellations happening in Sitka lately is one special rite-of-Spring: The state’s annual herring meeting. https://www.kcaw.org/2020/03/13/even-without-a-fishery-and-a-big-meeting-adfg-will-take-stock-of-sitka-herring/ International Seafood Expo Global Postponed; Coronavirus at Retail; Haddock Supply Issues; Salmon at Retail SeafoodNews - March 13, 2020 Seafood Expo Global Postponed; Coronavirus at Retail; Haddock Supply Issues; Salmon at Retail; Sponsored by Urner Barry’s Reporter Magazine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxdVt47wM4g Coronavirus causing trade disruptions between Russia and major trading partners Seafood Source by Ivan Stupachenko - March 13, 2020 Russia’s seafood industry is facing a serious threat from the COVID-19 pandemic, with two of its biggest export markets, China and South Korea, essentially shut down. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/coronavirus-causing-trade-disruptions-between-russia-and-major-trading-partners Labeling and Marketing 3MMI - COVID-19 vs the New Halibut Season TradexFoods by March 16, 2020 --- As the 2020 Pacific Halibut Fishery is officially underway, uncertainty looms for seafood buyers as intensifying COVID-19 developments sweep the supply chain... https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=96dvReQCER4&feature=emb_logo Facts about Food Safety and COVID-19 Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute - March 12, 2020 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is the lead agency for the US government on 2019 novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, and is the primary source of guidance regarding the spread of the virus. https://www.alaskaseafood.org/foodsafetycovid19/ Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 630 in the Gulf of Alaska A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 03/16/2020 NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 630 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the B season allowance of the 2020 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 630 in the GOA. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/03/16/2020-05287/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-pollock-in-statistical-area-630-in-the-gulf-of
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