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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Alaska Boosting wild red king crab populations through hatcheries National Fisherman by Carli Stewart - March 20, 2024 A new study found that releasing red king crabs as early as possible after they are reared in a hatchery may improve young crab survival and save operational costs. Researchers at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center have noted that the optimal time to release hatchery-raised red king crabs is immediately following their transition from freely swimming planktonic larvae to settling as bottom-dwelling juveniles. Environment/Science AFSC Study Looks at Range of eDNA in Marine Fisheries Management Fishermen's News - March 20, 2024 New research by the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) in Juneau examines the influence of distance and tides on distribution and concentration of environmental DNA from chum salmon in net pens in Southeast Alaska. FYI’s Bristol Bay marketing group's new executive director zeroing in on quality Dunn, who joined the group in 2020 to head its marketing program, took over as executive director earlier this year. Intrafish by Rachel Sapin - March 18, 2024 It’s not easy to know where to start when you represent more than 1,800 fishermen working in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, home to the world’s most valuable salmon fishery. *Subscription Required

Alaska pollock executive joins sustainable seafood certification board The Global Seafood Alliance's certification scope includes aquaculture and wild-capture fisheries.

Intrafish by Rachel Sapin - March 19, 2024 

Craig Morris, CEO of the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP), is taking on a new role with seafood certification group Global Seafood Alliance (GSA).

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