The remote Port Moller, Alaska, Peter Pan Seafoods plant caught fire on Tuesday night, Aug. 15, burned through the night and into Wednesday morning.
A cruise ship arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska, with the body of a humpback whale stuck on its bulbous bow.
In an unprecedented (and some may say poorly timed) move, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game shut down all king salmon fishing in Southeast Alaska as of Aug. 10.
Thursday, Aug. 10 is Alaska Wild Salmon Day, an annual recognition of the state’s wild species, which make up more than 90 percent of the U.S. harvest.
Hearings into the fatal Feb. 11 sinking of the 98-foot crabber Destination began Monday as Coast Guard officials explore what could’ve caused the accident.
There have been 11 deaths in Alaska’s commercial fishing fleet so far this year and it’s time for fishermen to reevaluate their safety preparedness.
Bristol Bay fishermen and processors are celebrating one of the largest sockeye runs on record, hauling in more than 37 million fish.
AquaBounty Technologies has said that they plan to produce 1,300 tons of genetically modified salmon annually starting in 2018.
With the exception of fillet blocks exported from the United States to Europe, it’s thumbs up for pollock products coming out of Alaska.
The wreckage of the 98-foot crabber Destination, which sank in the Bering Sea in February, was found earlier this month by a NOAA research vessel.
As predicted, Alaska fishermen are getting higher prices for their salmon this year.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council recently announced the appointment of David Witherell as the council’s executive director.