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Ocean acidification risk assessment for Alaskan fisheries

Alaska is dependent on a healthy marine environment to preserve its commercial fishing industry and the traditional subsistence harvest of seafood. Researchers are anticipating rapid changes in temperature and ocean acidification of the waters that support Alaska’s fisheries. A study has recently been published that promotes the use of an ocean acidification risk assessment for […]

Unalaska Remains the Top Fishing Port fo...

Unalaska Remains the Top Fishing Port for 2012

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service has released preliminary information for the 2012 commercial fishing season in the United States. In Alaska, Unalaska Remains the Top Fishing Port for 2012. Data gathered covers landings taken from the U.S. territorial seas, U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the high seas. Titled […]

The Economic Impact of Alaska Seafood

Economic Value of the Alaska Seafood Industry

A recently published study sponsored by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute highlights the economic impact of Alaska seafood within the State, the Pacific Northwest and the country as a whole. Conducted by the McDowell Group, the report details direct, indirect and induced economic effects generated by the Alaska seafood industry. The McDowell Group also provides […]