McDonald's says it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.
VICTORIA, B.C. — The annual meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission included a discussion on bycatch, which is the second-largest source of removals.
Halibut catches weren’t slashed as badly as people feared, although they still continue on a downward trend — and the outlook is grim.
Alaska has some of the world’s most abundant and prosperous fisheries and a reputation for science-based management.
VICTORIA, B.C. — Pacific coast halibut fishermen will see about a 7.5 percent reduction in catch this year, less than many were expecting.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is poised to take final action on skate habitat designations and community rights for Bering Sea and Aleutian Island crab fisheries at its Portland, Ore., meeting Feb. 6-12.
Alaska's U.S. senators voted with the majority in supporting a $50.5 billion emergency relief package for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
A federal and state study of two Alaska salmon streams indicates that nonnative northern pike can eat significant numbers of salmon smolt and will thrive on other species even when the salmon population declines.
Effective Jan. 22, the federal government made official what has been the policy since statehood in 1959: Alaska is in charge of its salmon fisheries.
Fishing groups, consumers and health organizations are launching a final push to prevent genetically modified fish from getting the nod for American dinner plates.