May 3, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 18

Fish Factor

Action finally going to be taken on Gulf of Alaska halibut bycatch

It has taken a quarter of a century, but fishery managers are finally poised to take action to reduce the five million pounds of halibut allowed to be taken as bycatch in Gulf of Alaska (GOA) fisheries. Industry watchers are hoping that public com...

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