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My Turn: Council fumbled on halibut bycatch reduction

...of meetings, scientific and statistical reports by the International Pacific Halibut Commission and National Marine Fisheries Service, and public testimony. In 2012, the directed halibut fisheries catch in all of Alaska was 22 million pounds...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-30/my-turn-council-fumbled-halibut-bycat
Opinion
United States Government Commerce Dept Of National Marine Fisheries Service Operations Division
709 W 9th St, Juneau, AK AK
(907) 586-7845
http://local.juneauempire.com/united+states+government+commerce+dept+of+national
Federal Government
United States Government Commerce Dept Of National Marine Fisheries Service Operations Division
709 W 9th St, Juneau, AK AK
(907) 586-7641
http://local.juneauempire.com/united+states+government+commerce+dept+of+national
Federal Government
Empire Editorial: North Pacific council didn't do enough to protect Alaska's halibut fishermen

...The Bering Sea is far from Juneau, but events there matter here. Tagging studies conducted by the National Marine Fisheries Service show that a halibut born in the Bering can and will end up anywhere in the Gulf of Alaska or the North Pacific...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-11/empire-editorial-north-pacific-counci
Opinion
Senate passes resolution opposing Aleutians marine sanctuary

...the Aleutian Islands.Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in December petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical miles in waters near the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/senate-passes-resolution-opposing-aleut
State
Bering Sea halibut bycatch cut leaves both trawlers and halibut fishermen unhappy

...fishing industry, with catches in the billions of pounds annually. According to statistics kept by the National Marine Fisheries Service, bycaught halibut make up only 3.24 percent of the total catch of the Amendment 80 fleet - the largest segment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-08/bering-sea-halibut-bycatch-cut-leaves-b
State
NOAA seeks comment on marine mammal protections

...addressed to: Jolie Harrison, Permits and Conservation Division; Office of Protected Resources; National Marine Fisheries Service; 1315 East-West Highway; Silver Spring MD 20910-3225.The comment period closes July 17.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/noaa-seeks-comment-marine-mammal-pro
Outdoors
Alaskans may be booted from crucial halibut vote

...representatives, one for an Oregon representative, and one for the Alaska Region administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service, or NMFS.With Alaska delegates Kinneen and Long recused from the vote, the final decision will be between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/alaskans-may-be-booted-crucial-halibut-
State
Upcoming Navy exercises prompt protest

...relatively limited amount of activity and short exercise durations planned for a vast area. She said the National Marine Fisheries Service assessed impacts to fish, including salmon."Environmental protection is an integral part of the exercise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-17/upcoming-navy-exercises-prompt-protest
State
Around town for Thursday, April 2

...event, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Speakers from the ADF&G and the National Marine Fisheries Service will present on topics including the status of Chinook Statewide and a stock assessment focusing on Taku and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-02/around-town-thursday-april-2
Local

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