Alaska’s 2019 fisheries bring new records, continued concern

Alaska’S fisheries in 2019 had several bright spots, yet many areas of concern will return into the next year. Once again the sockeye fishery in Bristol Bay was the shining star of the commercial sector. Fishermen caught Bristol Bay’s 2 billionth sockeye salmon since records were first kept. The in-shore run of 57 million fish clocked in at the fourth-largest run on the record books, but the ex-vessel value of $306 million ranks as the best of all time. >click to read< 09:15

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