Written by the Cordova Times
Continued testing of Alaska fish confirms that the quality of Alaska seafood has not been impacted by Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, which came in the wake of a devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Alaska officials said Nov. 30.
Written by Portland Press Herald
Managing the decline in New England’s commercial fishery has long been a delicate dance among fishermen, regulators and scientists.
The scientists estimate how many fish are available for harvest, and regulators use those estimates to allot catch shares among various groups of fishermen, called “sectors.”
Written by Alaska Public Radio
The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court’s ruling that a private air service violated campaign finance laws when it offered flights to two Lake and Peninsula Borough assembly candidates in September 2010.
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The American Fisheries Society is honoring recently retired Florida Institute of Oceanography director Bill Hogarth with the Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award — one of the nation's premier awards in fisheries science - in recognition of his long career and leadership in preserving some of the world's most threatened species, advocating for environmental protections and leading Florida's scientific response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.Read more...
The Marine Stewardship Council has appointed Eric Critchlow as the new U.S. Program Director. Critchlow will be based in the MSC US headquarters in Seattle. He is a former vice president of Lusamerica Foods and has over 35 years in the seafood industry.Read more...