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Alaska What’s Behind Chinook and Chum Salmon Declines in Alaska? NOAA science provides insights on poor salmon runs on Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers in 2020 and 2021. NOAA Fisheries - August 23, 2022 The decline in salmon runs in the Yukon and Kuskokwim river systems over the past few years has caused a tremendous hardship for commercial and recreational fisheries and subsistence communities. Chinook and chum salmon harvests are part of the cultural fabric of subsistence communities and serve as a critical food source. We are working with communities and state and federal partners to provide needed science and management to respond to this complex challenge. https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/whats-behind-chinook-and-chum-salmon-declines-alaska Kuskokwim River residents are urging state fishery managers to open the river one day per week to gillnets KYUK by Anna Rose MacArthur - August 26, 2022 Kuskokwim River residents are urging state fishery managers to open the river one day per week to gillnets. Last week, for the first time ever, fishery managers with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) closed the river and nearly all tributaries to gillnets and coho salmon harvest. The month-long closure is meant to conserve the near-record low coho run. Residents are asking managers to compromise with people who need fish. https://www.kyuk.org/hunting-fishing/2022-08-26/kuskokwim-river-residents-are-urging-state-fishery-managers-to-open-the-river-one-day-per-week-to-gillnets Labeling and Marketing Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: Monthly Update ASMI - August 2022 Recipe for Success: Alaska seafood is a favored protein among chefs and cooking experts who use their talents to inspire the same appreciation among home cooks across the world. ASMI partners with these culinarians to develop and share recipes and preparation tips for all cooking abilities and taste preferences, showcasing wild and sustainable Alaska seafood as an accessible, impressive and delicious choice for consumers, too. https://mailchi.mp/alaskaseafood/asmi-monthly-marketing-update-august-2022?e=fd023624e1 3MMI - Global Chum Salmon Harvest Poor TradexFoods - August 29, 2022 At a global level Chum salmon harvest are looking fairly poor to date. Keta harvest in Alaska are now flat. B.C. Chum Salmon harvest are fairly poor. Russian Chum harvest are way below. See what happens in the Fall for Washington, Japan, and B.C.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6C8BAlJBdk Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: admin@pspafish.net; 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.

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