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Fisheries managers: Lend me your ear(bones)

...hatchery origin - that information can be used by a fisheries manager to make decisions. They can learn where fish came...a trans-boundary treaty with Canada, Alaskan fisheries managers will watch the numbers for their marks. "We don't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/fisheries-managers-lend-me-your-earbone
Local
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

FAIRBANKS - Alaska fisheries managers said it appears they have achieved their goal of getting a sufficient number of Yukon River king salmon to their Canadian spawning...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/yukon-river-king-salmon-returns-see-imp
State
Judge requires CIFF to reimburse state for lawsuit costs

...Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund, or CIFF, sued the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in July 2013, asserting that fisheries managers did not follow Cook Inlet salmon management plans appropriately that year and caused harm to commercial fishermen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/judge-requires-ciff-reimburse-state-law
State
Fishermen suggest moratorium on Yukon king fishing

...not the way we're catching them," Orville Huntington said Tuesday during a pre-season planning meeting with fisheries managers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "It wouldn't hurt to take a few years off and say, 'Let them...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/fishermen-suggest-moratorium-yukon-king
State
State optimistic about Walmart seafood agreement

...Glacier Seafoods and Douglas Island Pink and Chum, among other locations. They also spoke with Alaska fishermen and fishery managers, Bell said.Bell said the state doesn't know exactly when Walmart will make a decision on whether to continue purchasing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-09/state-optimistic-about-walmart-seafood-
Local
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...said the changes will help fisheries managers balance the biological needs...proposal would give regional fishery managers increased flexibility to deal...of the changes would provide fisheries managers with more flexibility, which...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/revisions-fisheries-act-under-review
State
Fisheries Managers in Alaska

North Pacific Fishery Management Council: A 16-member board comprised of 11 voting members and five nonvoting members from the fishing industry and government agencies that sets policy and creates regulations for federal fisheries three to 200 miles offshore from Alaska. The council has delegated management of salmon fisheries in federal waters of Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and the Alaska Peninsula to the state. Southeast king salmon troll fisheries are managed by the U.S. and Canadian federal governments under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-01
State
2013 will set sea otter harvest record

...growth and the otters' voracious appetites for shellfish is a concern for commercial crabbers, dive fishermen and fishery managers, who blame the otters for a loss of productive fishing grounds. That has prompted encouragement for more hunting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/2013-will-set-sea-otter-harvest-record
State
'Deadliest Catch' fishery a no-go in shutdown

...change as far as bringing furloughed NMFS workers back to work to set the quotas.Catch limits are set by state fishery managers, but the national agency sets the individual allocations that have not been issued.Meanwhile, co-owners are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-16/deadliest-catch-fishery-no-go-shutdown
State
Shutdown may hit Alaska's crab fishery

...could have costly implications in Japan.National fisheries managers who are supposed to assign individual quotas for...enforcement action."Catch limits are set by state fishery managers, but the national agency sets the quotas. The crab...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-10/shutdown-may-hit-alaskas-crab-fishery
State

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