Alaska Seafood Industry Launches Massive Effort to Fish the Bay Without Spreading the Virus
Bristol Bay’s processors and fishermen have been working non-stop for the past several weeks to establish protocols that will allow this summer’s sockeye season to happen. Eleven major companies have announced they will process this year and as of today, seven have submitted detailed plans to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
The conditions the processors and fishermen are facing are anathema to any business -- no one knows how bad the COVID-19 spread will be in June when the fishery opens...
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