Togiak Sac Roe Herring Season Opened Monday with Highest Forecast in 30 Years
Togiak’s herring sac roe fishery is larger, judging by a biomass of 236,700 tons, and healthier than it has been in recent memory. Forecasted weight of the mature population is 285 grams for six-year-olds, estimated to make up 33% of the mature population and 329g for seven year olds, which are about a quarter of the mature population this year.
The season opened Monday evening at 6 for seine sac roe harvesters until further notice.
Unfortunately, the market doesn't mirror the resource's health and sustainability...
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