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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Alaska Regional council opposes further regulations in Bristol Bay savings area National Fisherman by Carli Stewart - March 12, 2024 At their February meeting, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council decided not to move forward with the request to close the Bristol Bay red king crab 4000-square nautical mile saving area to all commercial fishing. The council investigated the effectiveness of closing this eastern Bering Sea section to commercial trawl, pot, and longline fishing. However, they advised that they will not tighten regulations in this area. Trident Seafoods readies sale of three Alaska plants National Fisherman - March 12, 2024 Officials at Trident Seafoods said they are entering the final stages of closing deals for three of the company’s shoreside plants in Alaska, with several potential buyers also interested in a fourth plant. Federal Register Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Trident Seafoods Bunkhouse Dock Replacement Project, Kodiak, Alaska A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 03/12/2024 In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to Trident Seafoods Corporation (Trident) to incidentally harass marine mammals during construction activities associated with the Bunkhouse Dock replacement project in Kodiak, Alaska. North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 03/13/2024 The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet April 1, 2024 through April 9, 2024.

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