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Kings drive news, sockeyes drive inlet economy

...represented about 8 percent of gross earnings in Alaska's fisheries, according to a presentation to the borough by fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp. Sport fishing, by contrast is harder to quantify and economic studies come with questions about...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Commercial fishing group says changes needed to better defend industry

...future with a glut in farm-raised salmon expected to drive prices down for several years, said Gunnar Knapp, fisheries economist with the University of Alaska. Farm raised salmon accounted for more than half of the 1.8 million tons of salmon...
Chinooks return -- in a big way

...a mainstay of coastal fishing communities to cultural, biological, recreational and historical reasons, said fisheries economist Hans Radke. ''I suspect the prices we saw of high salmon will never be there again,'' Radke said. Harold...
Salmon, merger make news

...disastrously low levels is very scary and tragic and we don't quite know what the cause is,'' said Gunnar Knapp, a fisheries economist with the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Cook Inlet's fishers...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...all species, but prices are up, as fishers record what looks to be the ninth-largest harvest historically, a fisheries economist says. ''In a nutshell, things are looking up, and it's not just in one or two fisheries,'' said economist...


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