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2014-02-19 23:23:53

Winning Photos to Be Used in ASMI Marketing Materials Juneau, AK (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Fishing Families photo contest. Todd B. of Cordova, Alaska will take home the grand prize of two round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines with his shot of an epic day gillnetting on the Copper River flats. Alaska Seafood fans chose the grand prize winner from a Facebook gallery of finalists during a two-week...

2014-01-16 23:00:54

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute announces that pink salmon comprised more than 80% of the total harvest. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 2013 was a year for the record books, with Alaska seeing the largest salmon harvest ever with more than 272 million fish caught in total. The huge harvest was powered by an incredible number of pink salmon, Alaska’s smallest and most abundant salmon species. The 219 million pink salmon comprised more than 80% of the total harvest and...

2013-11-15 23:20:18

Alaska chef takes home a winter's worth of wild seafood for best photo. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is delighted to announce Sara Squarstoff as the winner of the “Show Us Your Alaska Seafood” Instagram Contest. Her photo of home-canned Alaska salmon impressed the ASMI board and committee members, who voted on the winner from a group of 3 finalists that had been selected from over 100 entries. As the winner, Squarstoff will...

2013-10-01 23:01:03

Best photo wins a winter's supply of Alaska seafood and a GoPro camera. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 October is National Seafood Month, which means there’s no better time to enjoy the abundance of sustainable seafood from Alaskan waters. This year, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is celebrating with the inaugural “Show Us Your Alaska Seafood” Instagram photo contest. Seafood lovers from across the country can show off their culinary skills by preparing a...

2013-08-28 23:02:24

One in Seven Alaskans Employed by the Alaska Seafood Industry Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Today the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute released a report titled “Economic Value of the Alaska Seafood Industry” which measures the impact of Alaska’s seafood industry on the U.S. economy. The Alaska seafood industry accounts for over half of all U.S. fisheries production and is a key economic driver in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. It is estimated that the Alaska seafood...

2013-08-26 23:19:33

Alexa Tonkovich takes on international markets for Alaska Seafood. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has selected Alexa Tonkovich to take over as the International Program Director. Ms. Tonkovich will be responsible for managing all of ASMI’s overseas marketing efforts and an approximately $8 million budget. Ms. Tonkovich has worked as ASMI’s Asia and Emerging Markets Manager for nearly four years. “I’m very excited to expand my...

2013-07-03 23:16:29

Nordic skiing champion Kikkan Randall will promote wild Alaska seafood for health benefits and outstanding flavor. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) proudly announces its partnership with Nordic skiing World Champion Kikkan Randall. ASMI and Randall will work together to promote the health and fitness benefits of Alaska seafood. “Alaska seafood is the best in the world,” said Randall. “It’s the perfect fuel for my training, and I...

2012-09-08 23:01:56

The mobile guide spotlights each Alaska seafood species in a quick summary and contains valuable information about culinary preparations, harvesting, and sustainability. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Today the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) announced the release of their Alaska Seafood Species Quick Reference Guide in a convenient and easy-to-navigate mobile format. Users of the familiar spiral-bound flipbook can now find everything they need to know about Alaska...

2012-08-14 23:02:46

Retired Coast Guard Captain Michael Cerne Selected to Take Leadership Role Juneau, AK (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Following an extensive nationwide search, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) Board of Directors has selected retired Coast Guard captain Michael Cerne to replace Executive Director, Ray Riutta upon Mr. Riutta´s retirement. Mr. Cerne will begin working in the ASMI Juneau office in September to allow for several months of overlap before Mr. Riutta retires in December....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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