U.S. sablefish supplies strengthen

The Alaska longline and community development quota season for sablefish started 16 March and runs to 7 November. The longline quota was increased 14 percent to 13,833 metric tons, with gains for the Southeast, and reductions for the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands regions.

Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria), informally called black cod, is caught from Baja California to Alaska and across to northern Japan, but Alaska is the main exporter, with British Columbia a distant second. Most sablefish is fro…

SeafoodSource Premium

Become a Premium member to unlock the rest of this article.

Continue reading ›

Already a member? Log in ›


Want seafood news sent to your inbox?

You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time. Diversified Communications | 121 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101 | +1 207-842-5500