Alaska Fish Radio: Economic Study Will Assess Human Side of Pacific Halibut Fisheries
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch.
Who are the users of Pacific halibut and how do they use it?
Responses to a stakeholder survey will help yield results for a first of its kind study that aims to characterize the economic contribution of the Pacific halibut fisheries to all regions.
The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is the first regional group in the world to do such a study, saying that understanding the human dimension is part of its mandate for optimum management...
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