While the industry is still somewhat in its infancy, proponents say the state — with its thousands of miles of coastline — has the potential to become a leader in the industry.
The first discovery of destructive European green crabs at Annette Island is spurring action to prevent damage to Southeast Alaska’s natural marine ecosystem.
KYUK’s Nina Kravinsky spoke with Peltola by phone shortly after the election results were announced on Aug. 31.
The FISH Act directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to compile a list of foreign vessels that have engaged in unsanctioned fishing and ban them from U.S. ports.
Biologists do not expect either to reach their goals for fish reaching their spawning grounds.
Earlier this month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its first-ever strategic science plan for mariculture in Alaska. NOAA’s Aquaculture Strategic Science Plan covers five years’ worth of goals and priorities for Alaska kelp and oyster farms — and other niche forms of mariculture, like the cultivation of sea cucumbers and abalone. It identifies…
The aging of Alaska’s commercial fishing workforce has been a concern for several years.
A federal judge ruled that the federal government violated the Endangered Species Act when it published research on the Southeast king harvest that failed to address its impact on killer whales in Puget Sound.
Subsistence fishermen will no longer be allowed to fish with gillnets, fish wheels, beach seines, or dipnets from the mouth upstream to the headwaters.
Without salmon, people say they’re eating less protein and spending far more on groceries.