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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Alaska Sockeye salmon run in Bristol Bay Alaska sets all-time record National Fisherman by Cliff White - July 29, 2022 The sockeye salmon run in Bristol Bay, Alaska, U.S.A. has surpassed 76 million fish, setting an all-time record. The inner workings of the world’s largest sockeye salmon hatchery Anchorage Daily News by Ned Rozell - July 30, 2022 EAST FORK OF THE GULKANA RIVER — In late summer, a few months before this mossy valley will feel the sting of 40-below air, bright red salmon dart through a crystal-clear pool amid fragrant green vegetation. The Gulkana Hatchery has a Garden of Eden feel, which is fitting since millions of sockeye salmon begin life here each year. “Chumpocalypse” at OBI Seafoods KFSK by Katherine Monahan - July 29, 2022 In Petersburg, the chum salmon from several hatcheries have all come in at once to OBI Seafoods processing plant. Workers are averaging 17-hour shifts to keep up with a volume they say they’ve never seen before. West Coast New Halibut Catch Sharing Plan Proposed for IPHC Area 2A Fishermen's News - July 27, 2022 NOAA Fisheries has published a proposed rule in the Federal Register to create a permitting system for the Pacific halibut commercial and recreational charter halibut fisheries in International Pacific Halibut Commission Regulatory Area 2A offshore of Washington Oregon and California. Labeling and Marketing Pacific whiting receives Alaska's RFM eco-label, the first certified fishery outside of the state Companies that operate in the Pacific whiting fishery include American Seafoods, Glacier Fish Co. and Trident Seafoods. Intrafish by Rachel Sapin - July 29, 2022 Alaska's Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) sustainable seafood certification program has certified its first fishery operating outside of Alaska. FYI’s New MSC US Program Director Nicole Condon: US must lead on seafood sustainability Seafood Source by Cliff White - July 28, 2022 On Thursday, 28 June, Nicole Condon was named Marine Stewardship Council’s U.S. program director, replacing Eric Critchlow, who is retiring after a 48-year career in the seafood industry. Condon, who will begin in her new role 1 August, will oversee MSC’s fisheries, commercial, marketing, and communications strategies in the United States. 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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