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Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

...concern has been mounting that someone would start one to meet increasing demand for feed for aquaculture facilities and fish oil nutritional supplements for people, said Mike Burner, staff officer for the council. It is the council's first action...
Fish guts to meow mix

...waste-to-energy technology or pharmaceuticals such as fish oil - both exploited at other processing plants, but Erickson...Fisheries estimates that each year about 13 million gallons of fish oil goes unused from wasted byproducts.Taku Fisheries on...
Crab shell socks: Coming soon to a retailer near you

...The least saturated market for a business in Alaska is waste."Most people have heard of the beneficial qualities of fish oil but few have heard of a Band-Aid made from crab shells. The potential uses for seafood byproducts are numerous and...
Something new at Symphony of Seafood

...Omega-3 fatty acids through consumption, Lane claims their fish oil products are the ideal supplement. Lane has since sold...ways to use seafood byproducts for protein concentrate and fish oils, but that's certainly not the only option "beyond the...
Company turns pollock research into supplement

...nutraceutical," Oliveira said from Kodiak. "It's got excellent nutritional value and the market for nutraceuticals and fish oils is booming."Alaska is known for salmon, but pollock is the state's highest volume fishery. The 2013 catch was 1...
Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within

...chest-high cube holds about a ton of fish oil extracted this summer from the heads...gel tablets. "We sold all our fish oil the first three years (to opportunity to extract and sell fish oil when he was a boy growing up in Cordova...
Fish are food, and fashion and nothing more, Sigfusson said. This includes turning cod skin to leather for clothing and shoes and creating fish oil capsules and cosmetics. It's making money from parts of the fish that would have otherwise been tossed, he said...
Slack Tide: You know you live in Juneau when...

...can, and do, check two items of luggage for free.You're so vitamin D deficient you've contemplated mainlining fish oil. You know you've got a very real chance of dying if you fall in, yet - for fun mind you, and not necessarily with...
Biofuel company to recycle Juneau's waste oil's biodiesel in Juneau. He's also looking into collecting fish waste from commercial fishermen to be processed into fish oil."I'm doing a double-green company where I'm collecting waste oil and creating green fuel," he said. "We collect...
Harbor waste proves deadly for Seward gulls

...equipped with waste barges too narrow and too deep for birds to fly out of once they land and are wetted down by spray and fish oil from those cleaning fish on metal tables above, Lease said. Previous waste barges in the harbor were wider and not as...


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