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Alaska RFM Certification Fishery Updates

Alaska pollock and salmon fisheries complete surveillance audits



Alaska Pollock and Alaska Salmon Complete Annual Surveillance Audit

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is pleased to announce both the Alaska pollock and salmon fisheries have completed the fourth annual surveillance audit for the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification program. The objective of each audit is to monitor any changes since the previous assessment.


* For a copy of the Alaska salmon fourth annual audit report, click here (Client - Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation)


* For a copy of the Alaska pollock fourth annual audit report, click here (Client -


Alaska Pollock Fishery Client Group (APFCG) - the Pacific Seafood Processors Association, the At-sea Processors Association and the Alaska Groundfish Data Bank. These three organizations represent the pollock fisheries of the BSAI and GOA.


Alaska Salmon Fishery Enters Re-Assessment for Full Certification

On behalf of the Alaska salmon fishery client, the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF), ASMI announces the Alaska salmon fishery has entered its first re-assessment for full certification to the Alaska RFM Certification Program.


The Alaska salmon fishery was originally certified in March 2011 against the Alaska RFM Certification Program. As per Program procedures, the fishery will now undergo a complete re-assessment to coincide with the 5th year anniversary of the original certification. For complete detail on the re-assessment, including the team members and initial site visit announcements please click here.


Comments and information are welcome from interested stakeholders. For instructions on how to submit into the assessment process click here.


As the certification of Alaska's fisheries progress, we will continue to provide email updates and update the website. We welcome any feedback or questions you may have at certification@alaskaseafood.org For more information on Alaska RFM certification go to www.alaskaseafood.org


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