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 By Fishermens News Alaska Bureau    Features    October 1, 2013

Economic Value of Alaska Seafood is $6.4 Billion

An economic report produced by The McDowell Group in Juneau for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute puts the combined value of Alaska seafood exports and retail value of Alaska seafood sold in domestic markets at an estimated $6.4 billion. Total... Full story

 
 By Fishermens News Alaska Bureau    Features    August 1, 2013

Ski Champion Will Promote Alaska Seafood

Officials with the Alaska seafood Marketing Institute have a new partnership with Nordic skiing world champion Kikkan Randall to promote the health and fitness benefits of Alaska seafood. ASMI... Full story

 
 By Fishermens News Alaska Bureau    Features    July 1, 2013

Cargo Ship Leaking Oil Under Watch at Valdez

At the Port of Valdez on Prince William Sound, the US Coast Guard in early June was holding a foreign vessel that was leaking oil from its containers. Valdez, the site of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil... Full story

 
 By Fishermens News Alaska Bureau    Features    January 1, 2013
Adult blue king crab.

Blue King Crab Delivered to Seward for Research Project

Sixteen egg-bearing blue king crab captured off St. Matthew Island in November have arrived at the Alaska King Crab Research, Rehabilitation and Biology program site in Seward to be studied for ways... Full story

 
 By Fishermens News Alaska Bureau    Features    January 1, 2013
F/V Lady Sandra in Prince William Sound.

$10 Million in Governor’s Budget for Chinook Salmon Research

When Gov. Sean Parnell presents his fiscal year 2014 budget to the Alaska Legislature, it will contain $10 million for the first component of a five-year, $30 million comprehensive Chinook salmon... Full story