With Another Four Weeks to Go, Alaska Salmon Landings are at 55% of Pre-Season Forecast
A total of 72.05 million salmon have been landed as of Sunday, August 2, 2020, putting all five species below expected harvests, Garrett Evridge reports for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Sockeye salmon came in closer to expectations than any other salmon species, at 91%.
“This week and next will be dominated by pink salmon production. Landings for the species will need to improve significantly to meet the ADF&G harvest projection of 61 million fish,” the economist from the McDowell Group noted...
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