Alaska Fisheries Keep Port of Seattle Afloat
If not for Alaska’s fisheries, the port of Seattle would not be what it is today. How important is Alaska to its bottom line?
A new economic report reveals that Seattle is home port to about 300 fishing vessels and of those, all but 74 make their fishing living in Alaska
The Seattle-based boats harvest Alaska pollock, Bering Sea crab, flounders, salmon and many other high value species, and they vary in size from 300 foot, 150 crew catcher-processors to small seiners and trawlers...
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