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Articles from the March 1, 2014 edition

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Guest Editorial – Beyond Pebble: Protect the Entire Watershed

The Alaska Independent Fishermen’s Marketing Association (AIFMA) applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its Watershed Assessment of impacts of potential large scale mining in the Bristol Bay drainages of Alaska. The Assessment... Full story


Atom Bomb Tests Help Determine Age of Fish

The time has arrived when the age of a fish is an important factor in its management and catch status. The accuracy of determining the age of a given species has made a quantum leap in the last... Full story

 By Dan Huet    Features    March 1, 2014

Choosing the Right Refrigeration

When it comes time to upgrade existing equipment or to install a new refrigeration system on your boat for the first time, there are a few important things to think about. According to Kurt Ness at Integrated Marine Systems, “There are a lot of fac... Full story


Technological Advances in Marine Refrigeration

In the recent history of technological advances there are some profound developments in industrial and marine refrigeration that have completely changed the way we work. There are also simple yet remarkable advances that have greatly improved the... Full story


Saving Salmon

When the Pacific Northwest salmon fishery collapsed in 2006, commercial and recreational fishermen, perhaps for the first time ever, agreed on a fisheries issue: the need to mitigate the factors... Full story