Alaska PWS finale shows preliminary catch of more than 63M salmon Statewide commercial harvest deliveries top 219M fish Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - September 15, 2023 Prince William Sound purse seine fisheries were anticipated to close for the season today Friday, with an overall preliminary harvest of more than 63 million salmon — including 1.9 million sockeyes, 56.3 million pinks, 4.9 million chums, 98,000 cohos and 8,000 Chinooks. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2023/09/15/pws-finale-shows-preliminary-catch-of-more-than-63m-salmon/ Alaska pollock prices have nosedived but industry execs see light on the horizon Many blame an influx of Russian product for prices that have fallen significantly in the last year. Intrafish by Rachel Sapin and Dominic Welling - September 18, 2023 Pollock prices have plummeted over the last year, falling by up to 50 percent and placing a big question mark over the market. https://www.intrafish.com/whitefish/alaska-pollock-prices-have-nosedived-but-industry-execs-see-light-on-the-horizon/2-1-1518613 *Requires Subscription Four years into the Yukon salmon collapse, an Interior Alaska village wonders if it will ever fish again Alaska Public Media by Kavitha George - September 15, 2023 Without salmon, Gwichyaa Zhee is missing its heart. “It’s just no good,” said Linda Englishoe, sitting on the sofa in her house not far from the Yukon River. An elder now, Englishoe has lived in the village for her entire life. https://alaskapublic.org/2023/09/15/four-years-into-the-yukon-salmon-collapse-an-interior-alaska-village-wonders-if-it-will-ever-fish-again/ Environment/Science NOAA researchers may have discovered two new organisms on the Aleutian seafloor KUCB by Sofia Stuart-Rasi - September 15, 2023 Scientists aboard a federal research vessel may have discovered two new species in the Aleutian Islands this summer. https://www.kucb.org/science-environment/2023-09-15/noaa-researchers-may-have-discovered-two-new-organisms-on-the-aleutian-seafloor Labeling and Marketing 3MMI - Pollock Market Update: Alaska, Russia, China TradexFoods - September 18, 2023 --- The Alaska Pollock season has seen a significant portion of the Total Allowable Catch already harvested, which typically implies that prices will rise. Russia is expecting a 5 million ton harvest of fish, with a significant portion of that to be Pollock. Russia's stable industry and strengthening trade relations with China have driven a 75% volume and 39% monetary growth, making Russia a dominant force in the Pollock Surimi market in Asia. Watch to Find Out More. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUP2auVdNiw 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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