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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Alaska Alaska Pollock: With strong global demand, U.S. production ramped up in 2021 National Fishermen by Charlie Ess - October 6, 2021 Alaska’s pollock fleet enjoyed increased production as bottlenecks in delivering, processing, shipping and distributing opened up earlier this year. However, besides competition from surimi made elsewhere in the world, consumer demand for other pollock products will determine production in the coming year. In new cybersecurity incident, Alaska seafood agency hit by ‘nefarious third party’ Alaska Public Media by Nathaniel Herz - October 6, 2021 Another Alaska agency says it’s become the victim of a cybersecurity “incident,” making it the fourth to disclose such a disruption in the past year. Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers Propose Emergency Actions to Help Crab Stocks Rebound Fishermen's News - October 7, 2021 Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers is asking for limited, short-term emergency action to expand the red king crab savings area closure. Image via Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers. West Coast Oregon gov. seeks disaster relief for salmon industry AP News - October 7, 2021 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is requesting disaster relief from the federal government for the state’s strained commercial salmon industry. Environment/Science Increased Hatchery Production Aims to Boost Chinook Salmon for Endangered Killer Whales NOAA Fisheries - October 04, 2021 Southern Resident killer whales travel the West Coast, preying on both hatchery and wild salmon returning to rivers. Additional hatchery production will supplement that salmon prey both in Washington and along the Columbia River. Photo: Northwest Fisheries Science Center/NOAA Fisheries, under permit 16163. In One Place, for One Fish, Climate Change May Be a Boon While many salmon fisheries are collapsing, Bristol Bay, Alaska, is booming—for now. The Atlantic by Miranda Weiss - October 6, 2021 This story was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a nonprofit investigative-news organization. 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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