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Friday, August 19, 2022

Alaska ‘Report card’ on consumer opinion of Wild Alaska Pollock to be revealed at GAPP event in October National Fisherman - August 18, 2022 For the fourth consecutive year, the Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) and Ketchum PR will present the results of an annual survey measuring U.S. consumer awareness and familiarity with Wild Alaska Pollock. The reveal will take place October 17, 2022, at the annual Wild Alaska Pollock meeting at the Westin Seattle in Washington. The comprehensive research results are the annual barometer of the industry’s efforts to turn Wild Alaska Pollock from an anonymous white fish into a household name. West Coast Large Landowners Recognized For Reopening 5,200 Miles of Fish Habitat Fishermen's News - August 17, 2022 Washington state officials have recognized over a dozen large landowners, including the timberland firm Weyerhaeuser, for their investment in correcting nearly 8,500 fish passage barriers and reopening 5,200 miles of fish habitat since 2001. National Building the Next Generation of U.S. Commercial Fishermen New NOAA Fisheries research identifies the challenges young fishermen face and recommends equipping them for success using tools that have helped beginning farmers. NOAA Fisheries - August 18, 2022 Commercial fisheries are a valuable part of the U.S. Blue Economy. Our fishing industry helps ensure food security, provides jobs, and supports the well-being of coastal communities. Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska; Reallocation of Pacific Cod in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 08/19/2022 NMFS is reallocating the projected unused amount of Pacific cod from vessels using jig gear, trawl catcher vessels, and catcher vessels greater than or equal to 60 feet (18.3 meters (m)) length overall (LOA) using hook-and-line gear to catcher vessels less than 60 feet (18.3 m) LOA using hook-and-line or pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to allow the 2022 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific cod to be harvested. FYI’s IPHC Media Release 2022 - 014 IPHC Merit Scholarship 2022 - Recipient International Pacific Halibut Commission - August 11, 2022 SEATTLE – The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is very pleased to announce that Ms Lucy Hankins of Seward, Alaska, has been awarded the 2022 IPHC Merit Scholarship. Historic sailboat returns to Bristol Bay, amid record-setting salmon season National Fisherman by Guest Author, Kate Troll - August 18, 2022 In 1936, the Libby 76 was one of thousands of double-ended sailboats gillnetting for sockeye salmon in the lucrative waters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Today the 30-foot Libby 76 is one of only a few double-ended sailboats left, and it just completed a 300-mile journey back to Bristol Bay. Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail:; Website: Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.


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