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Ongoing Research About the Rationalization of Alaska Fisheries

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One of the biggest changes in recent years in fisheries all around the globe including in Alaska is the move to privatize the right to fish and to limit how much an individual fishermen can catch. Several fisheries in Alaska have been privatized with both positive and negative results.

Kodiak is being used as a case-study for some research that was outlined at the most recent Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium in Anchorage. KDLG’s Mike Mason was there and filed this report. (5:15) Audio >>