Alaska lawmakers call for state bycatch policy

Alaska tribal organizations say they have been unable to meet their subsistence needs, pointing to the collapse of salmon species caught as bycatch.

Salmon, crab and other species declines in Alaska are being increasingly tied to the Alaska pollock industry.
Salmon, crab and other species declines in Alaska are being increasingly tied to the Alaska pollock industry.Ian Dewar Photography / Shutterstock.com
Published 30 April 2024, 20:35Updated 23 May 2024, 08:11