Groundfish Forum

Groundfish Forum

Program Name: Groundfish Forum

Resource Type: Business Collaboration

State: Alaska, Pacific Coast

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Description: To craft meaningful solutions to problems such as discards, incidental catches, and impact on habitat.  To inform state and local government officials of the contributions made by the H&G fleet to the economies of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Represents 6 trawl companies that fish for flatfish such as rock sole, yellowfin sole, flathead sole, Atka mackerel, and Pacific cod in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska.