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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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
A king without its crown

...bycatch has been to blame, or so it seems, for the production decline of king salmon in Alaska. In response, fisheries managers have implemented monitoring plans, sampling guidelines and catch caps to help regulate incidental catch of chinook...
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'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...
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...
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...rockfish, pollock and the arrowtooth flounder.One of the goals of the project is to gather information so that fisheries managers can "begin to ask the right questions for what it is we're seeking to monitor," Moss said.As an example...
New fisheries study launched

...information that can then be used by fisheries managers for better planning."Our...well."That means that when fisheries managers are looking at the they produce will help fisheries managers make better decisions about...


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