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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Wednesday, January 10, 2024


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Alaska Pacific cod season A opens for jig fishers in Kodiak area KMXT by Davis Hovey - January 9, 2024  More than 5.5 million pounds of Pacific cod can be caught within state waters during this year’s A season in the Kodiak area. That’s over a million more than 2023’s harvest level. https://kmxt.org/2024/01/pacific-cod-season-a-opens-for-jig-fishers-in-kodiak-area/ Norton Sound Winter Red King Crab Fishery Begins Feb. 1 Fishermen's News - January 10, 2024 Although the allowable harvest is yet to be determined, the commercial red king crab fishery in Alaska’s Norton Sound is set to begin on Feb. 1, with a guideline harvest level (GHL) similar to last year’s winter fishery. https://fishermensnews.com/norton-sound-winter-red-king-crab-fishery-begins-feb-1/ Environment/Science U.S. Supreme Court denies Alaska’s bid to revive Pebble mine proposal blocked by EPA Anchorage Daily News by Associated Press - January 8, 2024 xWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected Alaska’s bid to revive a proposed copper and gold mine that was blocked by the Environmental Protection Agency. https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2024/01/08/supreme-court-denies-alaskas-bid-to-revive-pebble-mine-proposal-blocked-by-epa/ FYI’s Alaska Board of Fisheries Meeting in Kodiak Fishermen's News - January 10, 2024 New management proposals for salmon, sablefish and herring are on the table as the Alaska Board of Fisheries meetings at the Kodiak Marketplace in downtown Kodiak through Friday, Jan. 12. https://fishermensnews.com/alaska-board-of-fisheries-meeting-in-kodiak/ Tribal groups applaud Alaska Native appointments to federal fisheries advisory panel KYUK by Evan Erickson - January 8, 2024 Amid alarmingly low salmon returns in Western Alaska, calls have grown for tribes to have a greater say in the way fisheries are managed. Many say that the recent appointment of three Alaska Native members to the panel tasked with advising the top regional federal fisheries council could be a step in the right direction. https://www.kyuk.org/politics/2024-01-08/tribal-groups-applaud-alaska-native-appointments-to-federal-fisheries-advisory-panel Longtime Alaska marketing executive hired to lead SeaShare Hanna Lindoff has worked with ASMI's international program for more than 15 years. Intrafish by Rachel Sapin - January 8, 2024 SeaShare, a Washington state-based nonprofit organization facilitating seafood donations to US hunger-relief efforts, has appointed Hannah Lindoff as its new executive director. https://www.intrafish.com/people/longtime-alaska-marketing-executive-hired-to-lead-seashare/2-1-1580406

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