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Alaska's halibut and black cod harvest season opens Saturday

...setting the annual halibut harvest limit based on stock assessments and halibut biology, and the North Pacific Fishery...state managed, with the NPFMC reviewing the annual stock assessment and harvest limits for fisheries in federal waters...
Kenai River subsistence research under way

...address gaps in knowledge for biologists tasked with managing the chinook salmon fisheries.The broader chinook salmon stock assessment and research plan was published by Fish and Game in January 2013 after a Chinook Salmon Symposium where fisheries...
Hydaburg's ballin' mayor earns Gold Medal honor

...May (Rise To The Future Award For Tribal Accomplishment) in recognition of more than 10 years of sockeye salmon stock assessments at Hetta Lake near Hydaburg. Throughout that project, he engaged local Haida tribal members in resource manaagement...
Winter fishing seasons begin, snow crab early

...fishermen had access to 1.247 million tons in the BSAI and 110,272 metric tons in the Gulf.The most recent stock assessments showed stronger pollock recruitment than had been seen in recent years.According to a National Marine Fisheries...
New fisheries study launched The current system calls for single species-stock assessments. Fournier said it's not the best system because...some of the uncertainty from those single-species stock assessment models and try to understand the mechanisms of how...
ADF&G announces Chinook Salmon Symposium

...release stated the symposium will address declining Chinook salmon abundance and will discuss necessary research and stock assessment to better understand the observed trends.The symposium will feature scientific presentations and panel discussions...
Fishers' regulatory ideas sought by halibut rule makers

...commission plans to post a meting schedule in December.Fishers should also soon be able to comment on an IPHC summary of stock assessment information and catch limit options. The information may be posted as early as Dec. 1. The deadline for comments...
Prof takes students up-close to fisheries

...fishery species."This includes studying species' life history and the population-level process important for stock assessments; age and growth, mortality, recruitment and species-habitat relationships," said Harris. "We also work on...
Vessels to conduct summer halibut surveys for IPHC

...and the Styrian Knight will perform their charter in two of those regions. It is part of the commission's annual stock assessment research in conjunction with commercial fishermen. The commission hires both U.S. and Canadian vessels. They...
Coho subsistence shut down on 3 rivers

...the treaty requires its signatories to work toward a way of managing the three rivers based on fish abundance. The stock assessments still are being worked out to do that, Duffy said. "We don't have a program in place to estimate run size in...


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