More Than 95 Percent of Pacific Halibut and 70 Percent of Sablefish Harvested in the United States Come from Alaska Waters JUNEAU, Alaska – March 9, 2017 – Alaska halibut and sablefish (black cod) harvest seasons kick off March 11, increasing access to some of the best freshly-caught and frozen wild seafood in the… Read more »
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Juneau, Alaska. January 27, 2017 – Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has hired Jeremy Woodrow as the new Communications Director. A longtime Juneau resident from a commercial fishing family, Woodrow brings not only communications expertise but also a wealth of industry knowledge to the role. Jeremy most recently served as the Communications Officer for the… Read more »
Wild Alaska Salmon: A Prized Healthy & High Quality Lean Protein Source JUNEAU, Alaska – Jan. 13, 2017 – Known for its wild salmon, crab and whitefish varieties, Alaska is home to dozens of different species of seafood, including more than 90 percent of the wild salmon harvested in the United States. From the rich,… Read more »
Weekly summary of the 2016 statewide Alaska salmon harvest categorized by region and species. Weekly Alaska Salmon Harvest Summary November 23.
Join us at the All Hands on Deck Board Meeting October 24-27 in Anchorage, Alaska. A copy of the draft agenda can be viewed Here. The meeting packets and presentations can be viewed Here. Please email email@example.com or call 907-465-5560 for more information.
GSSI recognizes the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program On July 12, 2016, the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Steering Board announced its recognition of the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Program. GSSI’s recognition shows that the Alaska RFM Program (Fisheries Standard V 1.3, effective January 1, 2016) meets the FAO Guidelines for the… Read more »
Six years ago, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, with the help and support of UFA and the State of Alaska undertook the Alaska Herring Development Project with the goal of helping the Alaska Seafood Industry create a sustainable market for Alaska Herring as a human food product. Click here to read the full report…. Read more »
In response to the political situation in the Russian market, specifically the import ban on US agricultural products including most Alaska seafood products, the IMC asked ASMI to explore market potential for salmon roe in other Eastern European countries. In 2013 Alaska salmon roe direct exports to Russia were worth $46,594,000. In 2015 no direct… Read more »
FISHERIES STANDARD VERSION 2.0 Open for 60-Day Public Comment Click Here June 6, 2016 — The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is conducting a 60-day Public Comment Period for the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Fisheries Standard Version 2.0 (V 2.0). This is the first full review… Read more »