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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Alaska Board of Fish to consider 15 options to protect Bristol Bay's Nushagak king salmon run KDLG by Isabelle Ross - November 29, 2022 The Alaska Department of Fish and Game published a draft plan last week to address the struggling Nushagak king salmon run. International Russian regulator touts new Bering Sea fishing zone, potentially allowing vessels to catch thousands of tons more pollock The move means that Russia’s potential pollock quota in the Western Bering Sea could reach at least 762,000 metric tons. Intrafish by Evgeny Vovchenko and Rachel Mutter - November 25, 2022 Russia’s federal fishery agency, Rosrybolovstvo, is working on the creation of a new fishing area in the Bering Sea, located in Russia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). *Requires Subscription Federal Register Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area; Cost Recovery Fee Notice for the Western Alaska Community Development Quota and Trawl Limited Access Privilege Programs A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 11/30/2022 NMFS publishes standard prices and fee percentages for cost recovery for the Amendment 80 Program, the American Fisheries Act (AFA) Program, the Aleutian Islands Pollock (AIP) Program, and the Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program in the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands (BSAI) management area. The fee percentages for 2022 are 0.87 percent for the Amendment 80 Program, 0.32 percent for the AFA inshore cooperatives, 0 percent for the AIP program, and 0.85 percent for the CDQ Program. This notice is intended to provide the 2022 standard prices and fee percentages to calculate the required payment for cost recovery fees due by December 31, 2022. FYI’s Bristol Bay Sockeyes Delivered to Communities Where Fishing Was Banned Fishermen's News - November 30, 2022 A collaborative effort of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) and Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust (ASFT) has brought thousands of pounds of sockeye salmon to communities in the Chignik and Yukon River regions of Alaska banned from fishing because of low salmon runs. Pacific Marine Expo connects Maritime High School students with industry National Fisherman by Kirk Moore - November 26, 2022 Ray Giometti, business and operations manager for Fishermen's Terminal at the Port of Seattle, speaks to Maritime High School students at Pacific Marine Expo 2022. Britton Spark photo. Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail:; Website: 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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