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Geoduck take ends Wednesday

...7 with the opening of the Steamboat Bay area off the west coast of Prince of Wales Island. The largest number of harvest divers participating in any given fishing period was 46 divers in January.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051104/bus_geoduck.shtml
Business
My Turn: With timber in decline, now's the time to diversify Southeast Alaska's economy

...its former might is to live in the past. Southeast Alaska needs to concentrate on making wise investments for the future. Mike Sallee of Ketchikan is a commercial fisherman, harvest diver and owner/operator of Mobile Dimension sawmill.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122803/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the main consumers of the red urchin roe harvested in Southeast Alaska. Since the current fishery opened Nov. 22, harvest divers have landed about 828,000 pounds of sea urchins in Ketchikan-area waters and off the west coast of Prince of Wales...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012499/Loc_urchins.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...trying to gain access to these animals at any cost. I would like to start out by saying that I haven't heard a single harvest diver say that they're against aquaculture for geoducks. What they do have a great problem with is aquaculture permittees...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022201/Ope_Turn.shtml
Geoduck divers report strong prices

...Dive Fisheries Association. "The marketplace is starting to recognize that Alaska has a supply of live geoducks." Harvest divers have landed about 365,400 pounds of the 461,600-pound quota available in southern Southeast Alaska during the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020805/sta_20050208006.shtml
News
Ketchikan to host shellfish events in October

...to get together," said Phil Doherty, executive director of SARDFA, which represents the region's commercial harvest divers.The centerpiece of the event are recipes featuring Alaska-produced oysters, spot prawns, geoduck clams, sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-27/ketchikan-host-shellfish-events-october
State
Geoduck clam prices a boost for divers in Southeast

KETCHIKAN - Homely as they may seem, geoduck clams are fetching a pretty penny for commercial harvest divers in Southeast Alaska this season. "Prices have been at the highest level I think our geoduck divers have ever gotten for their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122809/sta_540264626.shtml
Tough times hurt urchin divers

...the main consumers of the red urchin roe harvested in Southeast Alaska. Since the current fishery opened Nov. 22, harvest divers have landed about 828,000 pounds of sea urchins in Ketchikan-area waters and off the west coast of Prince of Wales...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012499/Loc_urchins.html
Local
The rest of the geoduck farming story

...start out by saying that I haven't heard a single harvest diver say that they're against aquaculture for geoducks...Clay Bezenek is a commercial salmon fisherman and harvest diver who lives in Ketchikan.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022201/Ope_Turn.html
Opinion
More geoducks ship out live this season, for higher price

...dive fishery that began Jan. 21. As of Wednesday, harvest divers had landed more than 100,000 pounds of geoducks...reaching the market, at far less value. In 2002, harvest divers received about 75 cents per pound for geoducks that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013103/sta_geoduck.shtml
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