Alaska Above average run of kings forecast for Copper River Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - February 3, 2023 Early state forecasts for the Copper River – Prince William Sound region commercial fisheries are bright for Chinook salmon in the Copper River, sockeyes in Coghill Lake and pinks in Prince William Sound, but still 14% below the 10-year average for the overall red salmon run into the Copper River. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2023/02/03/above-average-run-of-kings-forecast-for-copper-river/ National US supermarkets promoting seafood meals as an affordable option Seafood Source by Christine Blank - February 3, 2023 Recognizing that more Americans are preparing meals at home to save money, some U.S. retailers are promoting their seafood meals as an affordable option. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/us-supermarkets-promoting-seafood-meals-as-an-affordable-option Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Revisions to the Economic Data Reports Requirements; Amendment 52 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 02/06/2023 NMFS issues regulations to implement Amendment 52 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (Crab FMP) and a regulatory amendment to revise regulations on Economic Data Reports (EDR) requirements for groundfish and crab fisheries off Alaska. This final rule removes third party data verification audits and blind formatting requirements from the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) crab fisheries EDR, the Bering Sea American Fisheries Act (AFA) pollock fishery Chinook Salmon EDR, and the BSAI Amendment 80 fisheries EDR. This action also eliminates the EDR requirements for the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) trawl fisheries. This final rule is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), the Crab FMP, the Fishery Management Plans for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area (GOA FMP) and for the Groundfish of the BSAI Management https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/02/06/2023-02117/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-revisions-to-the-economic-data-reports 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.
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