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Friday, February 23, 2024

Friday, February 23, 2024


International US senator touts Russian seafood ban, ‘Freedom Fish’ in address to Alaska legislature 'Our fishing community is going through a really, really, really rough time, and a lot of this was driven by the Russians' -- US senator Dan Sullivan Undercurrent News by Kirsten Dobroth - February 22, 2024 US senator Dan Sullivan praised the expansion of the ban to better lock out the US import of Russian seafood and gave wild-caught pollock a new nickname during his address to a joint session of the Alaska State Legislature on Wednesday (Feb. 21) *Requires Subscription

Environment/Science Climate change is making it harder to survey pollock in the Gulf of Alaska KTOO by Anna Canny - February 20, 2024 Right about now, millions of walleye pollock are gathering in the Shelikof Strait, near Kodiak Island. They mass there every year towards the end of winter to prepare for spawning. Labeling and Marketing SNP debuts direct-to-consumer seafood program to boost online grocery sales Seafood Source by Christine Blank - February 22, 2024 The Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) has debuted a new seafood program intended to promote direct-to-consumer (DTC) companies and brands aimed at driving seafood sales and consumption.

Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Using Pot Gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 02/22/2024 NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2024 total allowable catch (TAC) of Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA. FYI’s Bristol Bay salmon marketing group names new top execThe change comes at a turbulent time in the Bristol Bay salmon fishery. Intrafish by Rachel Sapin - February 21, 2024 The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA), a fishermen's market development and promotion group, has named a new executive director, the group announced Wednesday.

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