Tag Archives: Bering Sea

ComFish Forum: Climate Change and Fisheries

Sea ice off the coast of Alaska in the Bering Sea (Photo by Stuart Rankin / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A biologist went over climate change and its effects on marine life at Kodiak’s commercial fisheries trade show, ComFish, last week. Mike Litzow, a research faculty member with the University of Anchorage Fairbanks, explained how human-sourced carbon dioxide has interfered with …

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Crabber Advocates Merge

Jay Barrett/KMXT An organization formed to push for Bering Sea crab rationalization has decided to cease operations this summer and merge with a larger umbrella group of crab fishermen. The board of directors of the Crab Group of Independent Harvesters announced Monday they will join the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers. The Crab Group was initially formed to push for a …

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