Despite factory trawler opposition, Adak wins 5,000-ton cod quota

Despite factory trawler opposition, Adak has won a guaranteed minimum of 5,000 metric tons of Pacific cod each year, in hopes that the local will re-open. The Aleutian Islands Pacific cod catcher vessel fishery and shoreplant delivery requirement was approved last week at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, meeting in Anchorage. While the fish council action doesn’t specify exclusive rights for Adak, it did impose the requirement for cod west of 170 degrees longitude, where the only shore plant is in Adak. Read the rest here 13:24

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