North Pacific Council Sets 2011 Groundfish Catch Limits Pollock and Pacific Cod Limits Increase as Fish Populations Climb

“Our precautionary approach to fishery management continues to provide sustainable seafood to millions,” said MCA President Frank Kelty. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (“NPFMC”) has unanimously approved its recommendations for the 2011 Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (“BSAI”) groundfish … Continued

MCA Supports Council Action to Close Arctic

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The Marine Conservation Alliance (MCA), an association of fishermen, processors and communities involved in the groundfish and crab fisheries off Alaska, said it fully supports action today by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) to close all commercial fishing … Continued

Alaska Seafood Industry Economic Impact

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Alaska’s seafood industry is global in stature and has a $5.8-billion economic impact on the state and local economies. That’s the conclusion of the report The Seafood Industry in Alaska’s Economy, prepared by Northern Economics of Anchorage and commissioned by … Continued

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