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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

ODFW Seeks Comment on Draft Commercial Dungeness Crab Conservation Plan
Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public comment on a draft conservation plan addressing marine life entanglement in the commercial Dungeness crab fishery along the Oregon coast.  >READ MORE
Investigation Urged into Toxic Chemical Impacts on Coho Salmon
Fourteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives are calling for an investigation into effects of 6PPD-quinone, a highly toxic degradation product from tires and recycled rubber on endangered salmon, aquatic species and watersheds nationwide. >READ MORE
Sonoma County Hatchery Coho Salmon Relocated to Avoid Heat Stress
Some 4,000 California hatchery juvenile coho salmon were relocated in July and August from the Warm Springs Fish Hatchery at Geyserville to a conservation facility at a high school in Petaluma, to be reared until conditions improve.  >READ MORE
New Furuno Software Features Ability to Make Custom Shaded Relief Charts
Marine electronics provider Furuno, which produces radar systems, GPS receivers and other navigational instruments, has added the ability for users of its latest navigation software to build their own custom shaded relief charts.  >READ MORE
Alaska’s Commercial Salmon Harvests Top 190M Fish
Alaska’s 2021 salmon harvest made up ground this past week on the year-to-date 2020 harvest (2019 for pinks) and is now up 13% compared to the 2019/2020 benchmark, says fisheries consultant Dan Lesh. >READ MORE