Fishery Managers Call for Additional Cuts to Commercial Harvests

Halibut stocks remain on the decline according to US and Canadian fishery managers, who are calling for another round of cuts to the commercial harvest in much of Alaska. Southeast would be hardest hit with a reduction of 26 percent for commercial longliners. The International Pacific Halibut Commission staff announced its 2010 catch limit recommendations this week.

Matt Lichtenstein, KFSK – Petersburg

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