April 12, 2018

April Council Meeting Update

It was a busy week at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) April meeting. Here’s a summary of the important items discussed: Taking final action on several charter halibut issues Advancing an abundance-based management approach for halibut in the Bering Sea Initiating a discussion paper to consider allowing the release of small sablefish Expanding . . . MORE
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March 29, 2018

Modernizing Fisheries Management Should Benefit All Sectors

Modernizing Fisheries Management Should Benefit All Sectors By Shannon Carroll and Susie Zagorski for Fisherman’s News For more than forty years, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has utilized a precautionary science-based approach to fisheries management. This approach has led to some of the most sustainably managed fisheries in the world. A key component to . . . MORE
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March 22, 2018

Catch49 is for Alaskans, by Alaskans

Catch49 is for Alaskans, by Alaskans Unique Alaska CSF is in its fourth year. Originally published March 21, 2018 on intrafish.com Alaska seafood is the No. 1 brand featured on all US menus. But not much of it stays inside Alaska, where the majority is exported around the world, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . . . MORE

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