AMCC News

In the News: Call to Reduce King Bycatch

Date Posted: September 20, 2014       Categories: AMCC in the News       Tags: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Reduce Chinook Salmon Bycatch

“As the Pollock season wraps up in the Bering Sea, the Association of Village Council Presidents and the Tanana Chiefs Conference want immediate action to protect declining Western Alaska King Salmon stocks from trawl bycatch. Wednesday they filed a joint petition for emergency regulations with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to crack down on king bycatch for the remainder of the 2014 season…” Listen to the full story on KYUK.

Read more in the Alaska Dispatch News and the Alaska Journal of Commerce.



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