A new federal rule allocates Pacific cod harvest quota shares to license holders and requires participants in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands trawl fishery to form cooperatives.
Alaska Seafood Company—a retail and wholesale provider of salmon, halibut, black cod, and caviar since 1987—has been purchased by the Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
Federal and state agencies are embarking on a three-year process to identify Aquaculture Opportunity Areas where Alaska waters would be opened to new permits for farming marine resources.
The US Department of Commerce allocated nearly $216 million to benefit Alaska crab and salmon fishermen, their crews, and seafood processors who have struggled through economic disasters in the last few years.
As some fisheries shrink, often there are not enough fish to go around. Is bycatch at the root of the problem, or are there issues that need to be addressed?
Peter Pan Seafood signed a letter of intent to purchase Trapper’s Creek Smoking Co., including a smokehouse facility in Anchorage and its salmon jerky brands.