Natalia Povelite and Ray Friedlander, Sitka Conservation Society interns, checked the fish traps as the water level sank in an unwanted offshoot of the Sitkoh River.
A British Columbia fish farm has slapped a defamation lawsuit on a longtime Canadian fish farm critic who complained about alleged corporate lies and contamination.
Hurricane Katrina dealt a serious blow to thousands of commercial fishermen in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who have struggled in recent years to maintain the traditional seagoing life.
ANCHORAGE - The Ocean Conservancy wants five ocean sites in the United States, including Glacier Bay, and one in the Caribbean designated as wilderness to provide protections already granted on land.
Alaska fishermen could give tourists a glimpse of life on a commercial fishing boat if legislators approve a seven-day crew license bill proposed by Rep. Carl Moses, D-Unalaska.
Domestic fish processors say they can handle this year's pink salmon runs in Southeast, Prince William Sound and Kodiak - the areas in which foreign processors have expressed interest - according to a capacity survey released today by the Department of Fish and Game. According to the survey, plants in Southeast intend to process 70 million pink salmon. Fish and Game is predicting a Southeast harvest of between 32 million and 55 million fish.
It's a good time to be in the sticker business.
Alaska's new attorney general has offered a helping hand to a New York prosecutor investigating farmed salmon fraudulently sold as wild in six of the city's high-end markets.
Despite recent pleas for a moratorium by Alaskan leaders, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration asked Congress on Tuesday to allow fish farms in federal waters.
When many people retire, they plan to travel more. Barbara Belknap hopes to travel less. When Belknap, 54, finishes up next month as executive director of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, she will end five consecutive years of being on the go with "a stable of suitcase
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