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Monday, February 8, 2021

Alaska Alaska Fisheries Report Feb 04 KMXT - February 4, 2021 To Release, or not to Release. That is the Question. Halibut commission recommends longer season, discusses year-round fishing KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - February 5, 2021 The U.S. and Canadian commission that regulates fishing for halibut in the Pacific Ocean approved a longer season for 2021 and had discussions last month about year-round fishing. Alaska herring: Stocks on the rise, but fleet is not finding the right-sized fish National Fisherman by Charlie Ess - February 5, 2021 With a GHL of 38,749 tons, and only two seiners and one gillnetter participating in the fishery, it is safe to assume there were some grand hauls made in Togiak for the Alaska herring 2020 season. Exact harvest data will remain confidential with fewer than five vessels partaking in the harvest. Politics Bipartisan group in Congress calls for further COVID-19 aid for seafood processors Seafood Source by Chris Chase - February 5, 2021 A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives have signed onto a letter calling for more aid for seafood processors and processing vessels. Labeling and Marketing 3MMI - AI Machine Learning The Future Of Salmon Forecasting TradexFoods - February 8, 2021 Modern computational tools such as Machine Learning have transformed predictive fields from advertising to weather forecasting however, these methods are underutilized for managing ecological systems such as Wild Salmon. Queue in project "Improving Preseason Forecast with Artificial Intelligence Methods" led by fisheries veteran Ray Hilborn. 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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