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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • In Colombia, turning coca farmers into breeders of ornamental fish

    In Colombia, turning coca farmers into breeders of ornamental fish
    FLORENCIA, Colombia — The expansion of China's middle class isn't some abstract notion in this sweltering corner of Colombia's Amazon River basin. It's driving a private-public partnership trying to steer the local economy away from illegal coca...
  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Fishing With Dynamite blows away seafood lovers

    Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Fishing With Dynamite blows away seafood lovers
    It is possible to reserve a table at Fishing With Dynamite, I have heard, to make a phone call or to get lucky on Open Table, or to walk into the 33-seat restaurant directly from an afternoon at the beach. You might even catch a sliver of sunset from...
  • Seasonal Jobs to Pick Up in Alaska During the Summer

    Seasonal Jobs to Pick Up in Alaska During the Summer
    "We get a lot of people from the lower 48 and they actually think they're going fishing, but they're not," Melody Dosier, an Employment/Seafood Specialist at the midtown Job Center in Anchorage. Job experts say May could be the perfect time for those...
  • Setnetters, Fish and Game Go Head-to-Head in Court

    Setnetters, Fish and Game Go Head-to-Head in Court
    Setnetters and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game went head-to-head at a preliminary injunction hearing in an Anchorage courtroom on Tuesday. The Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund filed a lawsuit on behalf of the East Side Setnetters against Fish and...
  • Out-of-State Fishermen Awarded $33.5 Million, Ending Decades-Long Court Fight: Updated

    Out-of-State Fishermen Awarded $33.5 Million, Ending Decades-Long Court Fight: Updated
    It’s almost been a three-decade battle for about 5,000 out-of-state commercial fisherman, a battle against the state of Alaska that’s finally winding down.   This week, Anchorage Superior Court Judge Andrew Guidi signed a final $33.5...
  • South Central Fishermen Concerned Over Proposed Halibut Catch Share Plan

    South Central Fishermen Concerned Over Proposed Halibut Catch Share Plan
    Tension has been mounting in south central Alaska among commercial fishermen and charter operators concerned about new rules in a proposed plan by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to implement a halibut catch share plan. The North...
  • Low King Salmon Numbers Stirs Tension among Fishing Groups & ADFG

    Low King Salmon Numbers Stirs Tension among Fishing Groups & ADFG
    The fight for salmon along the Kenai River has been getting more attention after a group representing the setnetters filed a lawsuit last Wednesday against the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) over how it managed the 2013 sockeye salmon run....
  • McDonald's Filet-O-Fish, Fish McBites going all-sustainable

    McDonald's Filet-O-Fish, Fish McBites going all-sustainable
    McDonald’s, one of the largest single buyers of fish in the country, said all of its Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and Fish McBites snacks will be made of Alaskan Pollack sustainably fished in the wild. And the company is willing to pay to prove it....
  • Smoked salmon at Wal-Mart's Sam's Club stores recalled in 42 states

    Smoked salmon sold at Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores nationwide is being recalled in 42 states, including California, and Puerto Rico amid listeria concerns. The fish was produced by a Miami subsidiary of Multiexport Foods Inc. in...
  • Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight

    Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight
    ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...