Alaska Halibut IFQ Values Tumble
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio With Laine Welch] - April 10, 2018
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Halibut IFQ values tumble.
Alaska halibut is facing strong headwinds that have damped the value of quota shares.
“These increased Atlantic halibut imports coming in from the east coast coming in from Canada, a fair amount of inventory left in the freezers, and with the reduced catch limits on halibut we’re seeing a major readjustment in the IFQ prices – they’ve come down quite a bit from last year.”
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