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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...40 percent of the fishery's value."The first wholesale prices are a better indicator," said Andy Wink, a fisheries economist with the Juneau-based McDowell Group. "That is typically defined as the value of the product when it leaves...
Bristol Bay sockeye harvest not meeting projections

...average for caught sockeye salmon is at 23.5 million, with 41.1 million caught last year.McDowell Group fisheries economist Andy Wink says this year's slump could help unload canned and frozen inventory leftover from last year."In...
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...represented about 8 percent of gross earnings in Alaska's fisheries, according to a presentation to the borough by fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp.Sport fishing, by contrast is harder to quantify and economic studies come with questions about...
Fishing group wants support uncertain future with a glut in farm-raised salmon expected to drive down prices for several years, said fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp of the University of Alaska Anchorage. Farm-raised salmon account for more than half of the 1...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...just drive the industry to Chile and other countries where environmental regulations aren't as stringent, said fisheries economist James Anderson in Virginia. Salmon farmers in British Columbia and Washington are trying to engineer their way...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...57,700 in 1994, based on a survey by state fisheries economist Jeff Hartman in Juneau. That was a good year...from the pen to the United States in 24 hours, fisheries economist Anderson said. ``In Alaska the roads aren't...
Oil, fish trouble, crash mark 2000

...disastrously low levels is very scary and tragic and we don't quite know what the cause is," said Gunnar Knapp, a fisheries economist with the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Cook Inlet's fishermen...
Fishermen's advocate heads to D.C.

...been a hot-spot position to be in, with a lot of money at stake, and complex issues," said Gunnar Knapp, a fisheries economist at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research. Knapp said a council seat...
Effort aims at using more of the fish

...method to squeeze more pennies out each salmon, it will help everyone in the business, said Gunnar Knapp, a fisheries economist at the University of Alaska Anchorage. But so far, Lane's operation has been flying under the radar screen...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the more buyers will stick with wild fish. ``The problem with Alaska is not finding the niches,'' said fisheries economist James Anderson. ``It's supplying the niches consistently.'' With the possibility of halibut farms looming...


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