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Monday, January 30, 2023

Alaska Participants sought to test electronic logbooks in Gulf of Alaska Fisherman-founded software firm seeks to revolutionize fisheries data collection Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman- January 27, 2023 Real Time Data — a software firm bent on revolutionizing the collection, reporting and management of commercial fishing — is looking for harvesters to test its Deckhand Pro electronic logbook application in the Gulf of Alaska. Bristol Bay braces for EPA's Pebble verdict KDLG by Isabelle Ross - January 27, 2023 The sun was just starting to rise at 9 a.m. on a recent January morning in Igiugig as Christina Salmon walked through the snow to her office in Igiugig's airport, where she works many jobs, including as a Village Council member. Igiugig, a community of about 70 people, sits on the Kvichak River which flows from Iliamna Lake, where Yup’ik, Dena’ina and Alutiiq peoples have lived for thousands of years. National US market hungry for more Alaska pollock, pangasius, tilapia amid cod supply challenges The US will consume a lot of pollock in 2023, with strong supply of pangasius and tilapia also presenting openings. The Russian ban and reduced supply mean challenge for cod Undercurrents by Tom Seaman - January 27, 2023 LA QUINTA, California, US -- The US will consume a lot of Alaska pollock in 2023, with the strong supply of pangasius and tilapia also presenting openings, said executives on the value finfish panel during the Global Seafood Market Conference (GSMC), held from Jan. 16-19. *Requires Subscription Environment/Science Climate modelers add ocean biogeochemistry and fisheries to forecasts of future upwelling by University of Texas at Austin - January 27, 2023 A handful of hyper-productive fisheries provide sustenance to a billion people and employ tens of millions. These fisheries occur on the eastern edges of the world's oceans—off the West Coast of the U.S., the Canary Islands, Peru, Chile, and Benguela. There, a process called upwelling brings cold water and nutrients to the surface, which in turn supports large numbers of larger sea creatures that humans depend on for sustenance. Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 01/30/2023 NMFS is opening directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to fully use the A season allowance of the 2023 total allowable catch of Pacific cod allocated to catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA. FYI’s Seafood Expo Global 2023 Sells More Exhibit Space Than 2022 Urner Barry by Amanda Buckle - January 27, 2023 Seafood Expo Global is back. And Diversified is going bigger and better than ever with a newly expanded conference program to discuss challenges, opportunities and solutions of the sector worldwide. So far they have scheduled more than 20 briefings by industry experts. For the second year in a row the event will be held in Barcelona at Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue. The expo is scheduled to take place from April 25-27. So far show organizers Diversified Communications says that more than 45,000m2 of exhibit space has been sold, “showing unprecedented growth from the previous edition.” In 2022 the event had 39,847m2 of exhibition space sold. “We expect long-term growth in Barcelona,” said Liz Plizga, Vice President of the Diversified Communications Group. “Last year’s successful first edition in the city confirmed the benefits of moving a global event of the size of Seafood Expo Global/ Seafood Processing Global to a modern and convenient location that presents opportunities for long-term growth. The exhibition halls were buzzing with activity over the three days, and from both sides of the aisle you could feel the excitement of being back in person. At the end of the event, both exhibitors and visitors were looking forward to the 2023 edition.” Last year the event brought together 26,703 industry professionals from around the world. More than 1,550 companies from 77 countries exhibited at the expo. 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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