Alaska Last year’s surplus sockeye from Bristol Bay could compete with this year’s catch KDLG by Izzy Ross - April 24, 2023 Bristol Bay saw a record-breaking harvest of more than 60 million sockeye last summer. The fishery provided roughly two-thirds of the global sockeye supply. It also made up most of the state’s largest harvest on record, which was up 40% from the year before. https://www.kdlg.org/fisheries/2023-04-24/last-years-surplus-sockeye-from-bristol-bay-could-compete-with-this-years-catch Alaska's Seafood: The Perfect Protein for Spring and Beyond National Fisherman by Raquel Edelen and Laile Fairbairn - April 25, 2023 As we look toward spring, we’re grateful for Alaska’s seafood and the incredibly important role it plays in feeding Alaskans, our guests, and our visitors a perfect protein. As a hotelier and restaurateur — running the Captain Cook Hotel, Snow City Café, Spenard Roadhouse, South Restaurant, and Crush Bistro — we are particularly aware of just how much work, investment, and logistics it takes to get wild Alaska seafood to people’s tables, across Alaska, and around the world. https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska-s-seafood-the-perfect-protein-for-spring-and-beyond Environment/Science Corps to reconsider permit rejection for proposed Pebble mine Alaska Public Media by Liz Ruskin - April 25, 2023 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will reconsider its decision denying a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine. https://alaskapublic.org/2023/04/25/corps-to-reconsider-permit-rejection-for-proposed-pebble-mine/ State of salmon is no rosy picture, UAF professor says Alaska Public Media by Jenny Neyman, KDLL - April 25, 2023 As wild salmon stocks continue to struggle across Alaska, advances in research are creating a clearer picture of the many factors contributing to lower returns, lowers sizes and lower survivability. https://alaskapublic.org/2023/04/25/state-of-salmon-is-no-rosy-picture-uaf-professor-says/ Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Cook Inlet Salmon; Public Hearing A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 04/26/2023 The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will hold a public hearing via webinar regarding an amendment to the Fishery Management Plan for the Salmon Fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Off Alaska (Salmon FMP). This FMP amendment would establish Federal management for the salmon fisheries in the Federal (EEZ) waters of upper Cook Inlet. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/04/26/2023-08794/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-cook-inlet-salmon-public-hearing FYI’s Registration Now Open for Wild Alaska Pollock Annual Meeting Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers - April 25, 2023 BARCELONA, Spain— Registration has officially opened for the fifth Wild Alaska Pollock Annual Meeting to be held at the Four Seasons, Seattle, the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers announced today. The event, to be themed around GAPP’s soon-to-be-launched campaign which will highlight the people behind the Wild Alaska Pollock industry, will once again feature Amanda Buckle, Managing Editor of SeafoodNews as its Master of Ceremonies. https://www.alaskapollock.org/about-us/news/registration-now-open-for-wild-alaska-pollock-annual-meeting Omega-3s found to reverse Alzheimer’s-related visual decline Seafood Source by Cliff White - April 25, 2023 A new form of omega-3 fatty acid could help reverse visual decline caused by age-related macular degeneration. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/food-safety-health/omega-3s-found-to-help-alzheimer-s-related-visual-decline-krillusa-launches-krill-meat-product Opinion OPINION: Alaska’s seafood industry is a vital component of our economy Anchorage Daily News by Cathy Munoz - April 25, 2023 A cornerstone for the future of Alaska rests in the opportunities that Alaskans have as they enter the workforce. As the acting commissioner of Alaska’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development, it is my priority to ensure there are diverse career pathways for young Alaskans. For many job seekers, Alaska’s commercial seafood industry offers exactly that. https://www.adn.com/opinions/2023/04/24/opinion-alaskas-seafood-industry-is-a-vital-component-of-our-economy/ *Requires Subscription 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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