Cod fishery closure, Trident plant shutdown slam Sand Point

Earlier this month the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council completely closed the Gulf of Alaska cod fishery after several years of decreased catch limits. Although the closure of the valuable fishery will have a wide impact across the Alaska seafood industry, the city of Sand Point was already facing a blow after Trident Seafoods announced it would close its processing plant in the city for the winter. “It’s a big challenge for the community. We have a lot of people who are actively involved in the fishery. >click to read< 08:30

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