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Wednesday, March 6 , 2024

Alaska Alaska processor opening new salmon plant in Bristol BayOther major processors are closing or selling plants in Alaska. Intrafish by Rachel Sapin - March 5, 2024 Canadian Fishing Company (Canfisco)-owned salmon processor E&E Foods is opening a new plant in Bristol Bay's Egegik fishing district this summer. *Requires Subscription Halibut harvest limits continue to decline amid poor population surveys KMXT by Brian Venua - March 5, 2024 Fishermen are once again looking at lower catch limits for halibut this year. That’s after harvest levels were cut last year too. KMXT’s Brian Venua reports that news comes as fishery managers say the species had its worst recruitment in decades. National BBT ONLY* The USDA plans to buy millions of pounds of salmon and pollock Anchorage Daily News by Christina McDermott, KDLG News - March 5, 2024 The U.S. Department of Agriculture will purchase nearly two million cases of canned salmon and 15 million pounds of pollock according to a February 20 press release from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. International Alaska’s pollock roe auction begins in Seattle with 10% larger output Alaskan fleets have already harvested 48% of the allocated quota in Alaska's Bering Sea, while 40% of the TAC was taken in Russia's Sea of Okhotsk Undercurrents by Masahiko Takeuchi - March 4, 2024 The Alaskan pollock roe auction for the 2024 A season kicks off on Tuesday (Mar. 5) in Seattle, Washington, with an expected 5,000-6,000 metric tons offered for Japanese and South Korean buyers. *Requires Subscription FYI’s Seafood Expo North America Seafood Expo North America is a leading trade event for all sectors of the seafood industry. The Expo will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from March 10-12, 2024. Visit us at Booth #181. NOAA Fisheries - March 4, 2024 March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, but at NOAA Fisheries it’s also a season of seafood! Seafood Expo North America, held every March in Boston for the past 40 years, is the largest trade show in North America.

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