Vote Delayed on Bycatch Reduction Alternatives

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted Saturday to delay the initial review of chum salmon bycatch reduction alternatives in the Bering Sea Pollock Fishery.  It does not set a date for the review, but the council plans to meet in September and December of this year. They also set a hard cap in the Gulf of Alaska Pollock Fishery.

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Laureli Kinneen is a reporter at KNOM in Nome.

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