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2012-05-11 23:01:17

Projected Harvest Demonstrates Ongoing Success of Responsible Fisheries Management, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The summer season for wild Alaska salmon has officially opened with a projected harvest of 132 million fish. Should the actual harvest match or exceed this figure, 2012 will mark the 25th consecutive year of a harvest in excess of 100 million salmon. While initial openings are amongst the lower volume troll-caught salmon...

2009-01-02 09:00:00

JUNEAU, Alaska, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 3rdAlaska will celebrate its 50th anniversary of statehood and sustainable fisheries management. Before statehood in 1959, Alaska's fishing industry was the territory's first major industry. Half a century later, Alaska's seafood industry is still a vital economic engine for state and regional economies. Alaska fisheries haven't always been considered a model for the world. As demand for Alaska seafood increased in the first half of...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.