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Snow Crab Fishery Likely in Alaska This Year With Positive News from Survey; King Crab Will Be Down


Rafael Seeks to Sell Vessels, Pay Small Fine; Opposes Gov't Forfeiture Demand


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B.C. Atlantic Farm Raised Salmon Named "Good Alternative" By Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch  


US Lowers Indian Shrimp Duty Rates by 62%  


Sysco Now Offering Sustainable and Artificial Additive-Free Wild Caught Shrimp  


Alaska Legislature Keeps Salmon Habitat Protections Alive  


SeaPak Expands Their Pub Style Beer Battered Frozen Seafood Line


Chinese helping Establish Tilapia Production in Laos  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, September 19


Mon. Sep 18 2017

US Lobster Industry Braces for Christmas Disruption as Canada’s Zero Tariff for EU Goes Into Effect  


Zinke Memo Recommends Restoring Commercial Fishing to Northeast Canyon and Other Marine Monuments


Hurricane Harvey dropped Restaurant Sales in Texas 15%, and 1% Nationally for Last Week of August


Study Reveals Adults Not Getting Enough Omega-3 Fatty Acids


China-Based Grocery E-Commerce Site Signs MoU with GAA


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Fri. Sep 15 2017

Canadian Shrimp Dispute Erupts As DFO Indicates Low Level Shrimp Quotas Will Continue Next Year  


ADFG: 2017 Bristol Bay Salmon Season 2nd Best in Twenty Years  


Fish Around the Globe Will Face "Mounting Challenges" Due to Climate Change


Maine Wholesaler Corea Lobster Co-op Building New Refrigeration Facility  


Samherji Awarded Outstanding Fish Processing and Outstanding Captain at Icelandic Fisheries Awards


Total Ecuadorean Exports of Shrimp Declined in August after Reaching Record in July


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Thu. Sep 14 2017

Three Weeks Later, More Than 100,000 Atlantic Salmon May Still Be in Pacific NW Waters


Phones Help California Crabbers Retrieve Gear Before it Kills Whales  


Alaska Lt. Gov. Mallott Rejects Salmon Habitat Ballot Initiative  


Biologists Say Sea Lions are Eating Too Many Salmon  


Seafoodnews.com Summary Thursday, September 14


Alaska Working to Build Blue Economy


Wed. Sep 13 2017

Chilean BioTech Company TerraVia Will Get GAA's Innovation Award for Algae Based Omega-3 Salmon Feed


JD.com Offers 'Fresh Crab Insurance' as Part of its 'Super Hairy Crab Day' Promotion  


East and West Coast Fisheries Associations Testify Today Before Senate Subcommittee on Magnuson


Climate Change Will Impact SE Alaska Rivers, and Salmon  


With Largest EEZ in World US Won't Grow a Single Lb. of Fish in Federal Waters Say Ocean Stewards


Red Lobster Has a "Secret Menu" During Their Endless Shrimp Promotion  


Embargoed N. Korean Seafood Still Sold in China


California Acting Governor Gavin Newsom Requests Disaster Relief for Sardine, Urchin Fisheries  


Alaska Sea Grant Gears Up for Smoked Fish Training, and Processing Workshop


Australia's National Seafood Body, Seafood Industry Australia, Has its First CEO


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NL's Seafood Innovation and Transition Program Funds Cod Pots, Marketing Projects


Investment Floods into China's Domestic Crawfish Restaurants, Yet Business Model is Suspect


Hokkaido Urges Russia to Improve Crab Enforcement After Finding 844 Illegal Crab Pots


Fish Radio: Alaska Salmon Catch Topped Projections, But it Could Have been Higher  


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Stronger King and Chum Return in Yukon Result of Precautionary Managment

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - July 14, 2017

For the first time since 2003, and before that 1997, the Yukon River king run has exceeded 253,000 fish. On July 12, the 253,250th chinook was counted at Pilot Station. ADF&G has revised the run outlook to be as high as 287,000 Chinook for this year and relaxed subsistence fishing restrictions. There will be no commercial season for Chinook this year. 

The higher numbers mean the Canadian-bound kings, which the U.S. is treaty-bound to protect so they can reach their spawning grounds in Canada, will be above the upper end of pre-season estimates. It also means that subsistence take of these highly-nutritional fish will now be open for residents of Alaska's largest river system. Residents have foregone subsistance take in the past to protect the future run of kings....

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