Alaska Bristol Bay sockeye fishery faces new restrictions Homer News by Cristy Fry - March 23, 2023 Bristol Bay fishermen are facing new restrictions to the sockeye fishery on the Nushagak and Wood Rivers after the Alaska Board of Fisheries took action to list king salmon in the Nushagak as a stock of concern this month. The Wood River is a tributary of the Nushagak River, but does not have a substantial king salmon run, while the Nushagak is home to a sport fishery with lodges that key on kings. https://www.homernews.com/news/bristol-bay-sockeye-fishery-faces-new-restrictions/ Wild sockeye prices stay steady Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - March 24, 2023 Given the overall robust harvest of wild sockeye salmon in Alaska in the summer of 2022, prices for refreshed fillets of the popular fish are holding steady even as the price of processed, ready to heat and eat portions of wild sockeyes are up due to increasing costs of processing. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2023/03/24/wild-sockeye-prices-stay-steady/ International Inside the making of the Global Seafood Alliance, Responsible Fisheries Management partnership Seafood Source by Emma Desrochers - March 24, 2023 The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) and the Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification program have agreed to a memorandum of understanding with the goal of reducing certification costs and promoting market options for certified seafood. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/environment-sustainability/global-seafood-alliance-and-responsible-fisheries-management-announce-memorandum-of-understanding Environment/Science PWSEDD seeks to develop climate action plan for fisheries economy Carpenter: There is no model from the top, leaving communities on their own Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - March 24, 2023 With fisheries disasters mounting in recent years, the Prince William Sound Economic Development District (PWSEDD) is collaborating with NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center to assess climate vulnerabilities of Cordova area fisheries and plan for adaptation. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2023/03/24/wild-sockeye-prices-stay-steady/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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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