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Alaska Fisheries Report — Jan. 29, 2020

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  Both sides of the Sitka Sound herring lawsuit presented oral arguments this week. The suit brought by the Sitka Tribe of Alaska seeks to preserve the traditional herring spawn subsistence fishery. ADF&G scientists confirm what many fishermen knew anecdotally—2019 was a hot year and the warmer water temps killed hundreds of thousands of sockeye salmon transiting Bristol Bay to …

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Mariculture workshops — seaweed, kelp and shellfish — Tuesday and Wednesday

Mariculture is a growth industry with kelp and seaweed from saltwater farms being sold for food, healthcare items, and a wide range of cutting edge products. And commercial shellfish farms are a thriving industry in several regions of coastal Alaska. Those interested in learning more about local mariculture or who are considering getting into the business may want to attend …

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