Prices for Halibut Quota Shares Plummet
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio with Laine Welch] - November 1, 2018
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Prices for halibut quota shares that one year ago were in the nose bleed area have now taken a nose dive.
“Negative news about recruitment into the fishery and some more negative news about lower exvessel prices – that was enough to turn that IFQ market downward and it’s played out.”
Doug Bowen runs Alaska Boats and Permits in Homer.
Quota shares in Area 2C, Southeast Alaska, that for several years topped $70 per pound ...
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