Alaska Alaska Fisheries Report Oct 07, 2021 KMXT - October 7, 2021 On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: This week’s show features Hobo Jim. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayhXlPHi_vE https://kmxt.org/2021/10/alaska-fisheries-report-oct-07-2021/ West Coast Pacific Dungeness: Live buyers are back, frozen stocks down before peak U.S. sales time National Fishermen by Charlie Ess - October 6, 2021 West Coast Dungeness crabbers got off to a late start after price negotiations with major processors delayed the harvest by a few weeks. As of Aug. 25, the fleet had put in 28.15 million pounds, and better yet, average ex-vessel prices hit $4.96 per pound, according to data with PacFIN. https://www.nationalfisherman.com/west-coast-pacific/pacific-dungeness-live-buyers-are-back-frozen-stocks-down-before-peak-u-s-sales-time Environment/Science Genetic analysis reveals differences in mate choice between wild and hatchery coho salmon Oregon State University - October 6, 2021 NEWPORT, Ore. – A new study of the genetic profiles of wild and hatchery coho salmon demonstrates important distinctions in how the two types of fish form mating pairs. https://today.oregonstate.edu/news/genetic-analysis-reveals-differences-mate-choice-between-wild-and-hatchery-coho-salmon Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Regulatory Amendment To Remove GOA Sablefish IFQ Pot Gear Tags and Notary Certification Requirements A Proposed Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 10/06/2021 NMFS issues a proposed rule to modify recordkeeping and reporting requirements to remove pot gear tag requirements in the sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) fishery in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) and remove requirements to obtain and submit a notary certification on various programs' application forms. This action is intended to reduce administrative burden on the regulated fishing industry and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). This action promotes the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), the Halibut Act, fishery management plans (FMPs), and other applicable laws. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/10/06/2021-21721/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-regulatory-amendment-to-remove-goa-sablefish-ifq FYI’s US seafood suppliers up their National Seafood Month game Seafood Source by Christine Blank - October 5, 2021 U.S. restaurants, seafood suppliers, and organizations have launched marketing programs to boost seafood sales during National Seafood Month in October. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/us-seafood-suppliers-up-their-national-seafood-month-game Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: email@example.com; Website: www.pspafish.net 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.