Landings for West Coast albacore tuna fell below 2017 landings and below the 20-year average…
Halibut quotas rose to 18.9 million pounds this year thanks to improved survey methodology and blackcod quotas have been set at 25.97 million pounds.
West Coast swordfish stocks are on the upswing, but Homeland Security stipulations could mean fewer of them will be offloaded at docks in California.
California’s spiny lobster production for the 2018-19 season should come in on par with the 2017-18 season, stopping a recent decline in the harvest.
Togiak, Alaska’s herring biomass remains healthy and ready for harvest this year. Meanwhile, the plight in Sitka will be whether the fleet can find fish of a size that the Japanese markets favor.
Numbers are on the rise for Alaska’s shellfish growers: They sold more than 1.8 million oysters in 2017 for a 27 percent increase over 2016 and a 70 percent increase over the 10-year average.
West Coast trawlers were on pace to land their respectful IFQ shares of Petrale sole for the 2018 season in early November.
A massive earthquake struck south central Alaska Friday morning Nov. 30, causing widespread damage to…
Though a few factors ganged up to threaten the traditional opener of the Oregon Dungeness crab fishery, the fleet of more than 400 vessels went on to put in a banner year.