Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Adaquate processing capacity for sockeye salmon

The annual Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) preseason survey of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon processing capacity is complete. Results indicate that there will be adequate processing capacity for the number of sockeye salmon expected to be available for harvest during the 2011 Bristol Bay season.

This conclusion is obtained by comparing the processing capacity survey data with the ADF&G sockeye salmon forecast for 2011. For 2011, the combined daily processing capacity reported in the survey is 2.07 million sockeye salmon. This is approximately 200,000 fish higher than 2010. The seasonal processing capacity is estimated at 33.7 million sockeye salmon, 5.2 million fish above the ADF&G estimate of the commercial sockeye salmon available for harvest in Bristol Bay during the 2011 season. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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