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Articles from the October 1, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret Bauman    Features    October 1, 2013

Talks Begin to Keep Alaska Seafood on Walmart Shelves

In the grocery section of a Walmart store in Anchorage, hard by refrigerated units holding a variety of frozen meat and poultry, is a smaller freezer area displaying wild salmon fillets, the bulk of... Full story

 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 Ross Anderson    Features    October 1, 2013

West Coast Insulation: The Heat is Off

Much of the world watched with amazement last year as the Carnival cruise ship Triumph drifted helplessly in the Caribbean Sea, crippled by an engine room fire that shut down its electrical power as... Full story

 By Terry Dillman    Features    October 1, 2013

Oregon Tuna Vessel Sinks, Husband-Wife Crew, Two Cats Survive

Albacore tuna fishermen have endured vagaries of wind, weather and water during a 2013 season that has ebbed and flowed, but two long-time tuna trollers lost almost everything the first week of... Full story

 Today's Catch    October 1, 2013

Alaskan Appellation

Since before the fall of the Iron Curtain, the importation of crab illegally caught by Russia has been a serious problem. Russian illegal, unreported or unregulated (IUU) crab floods the US market, artificially increasing the US king crab supply and... Full story