There have been a range of issues facing the Alaskan fisheries in the last few years ranging from the issues of global warming and warmer water, declining salmon numbers on their return home to spawn and now sea otters. These
Jumbo squid that can reach up to 110lb and a staggering 7 feet long and can eat precious salmon are moving north. They are known as diablos rojos in Mexico or red devils and have even been known to attack
An Alaskan Marine Scientist from the University of Fairbanks states that Alaskan waters are turning acidic from absorbing greenhouse gases, faster than tropical waters. This has the potential to threaten Alaska’s 4.6 billion dollar fishing industry. Mr. Jeremy Mathis is
The Secretary of Commence approved a plan that the Marine Conversation Alliance lobbied for, to prohibit commercial fishing in the waters of the Arctic. The area is some 200,000 miles north of the Bering Strait and believed to be rich
t Cod has been on the top 10 seafood list in America for the last five years. Famous for its mild taste, firm texture and big flakes, it lends itself to be cooked in a variety of ways such as
Alaska is celebrating 50 years of Statehood this year, with a commemorative coin, license plate and stamp. It gained statehood in 1959. Before this time it was classed as a territory after Secretary of State William H Seward purchased the
New Research suggests that a diet rich in fish may decrease the future development of dementia. The results of an observational study involving 15,000 older adults 65 years and above show that those who ate fish regularly had less dementia.