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  Alaska fishing jobs from JobMonkey.com
And working in the Alaskan Fishing Industry is a great way to stay in this beautiful state for an extended visit, whether you're a college student on summer break or just someone who'd like to explore his or her horizons.
While the fishing industry has had its ups and downs, there is always a demand for young, energetic people from all over the country to help out on both onshore and offshore processors.
Alaska fish processing companies offer many benefits to their employees, including good wages, free lodging and meals, and often free transportation to and from Alaska if you fulfill all your contractual obligations.
www.jobmonkey.com /alaska   (523 words)

These fish can be roughly grouped into groundfish (cod, haddock, pollock, etc.) those occurring on or close to the bottom, and pelagic - those occurring in the water column usually away from the bottom (tuna, herring, mackerel, etc.).
A prized sport fish salmon in fresh water are caught in gill nets or fly fishing, however, the rivers in the Bay of Fundy are closed because of low returns of spawning salmon.
Lobster fishing is regulated by licensing, designated fishing areas, seasonal closures, limits to the number of traps, minimum size allowable, returning to the water females carrying eggs (berried females), and recording activities in fishing logs.
www.grandmanannb.com /fishing.htm   (2448 words)

 FISHING: Florida’s Industry
Hammond (1973) makes the reasonable assumption that commercial fishing, at least on a small scale, was carried on in Charlotte Harbor in the latter part of the seventeenth and the early years of the eighteenth centuries, although evidence of such operations is meager.
Fishing was a principal industry at Key West from the very beginning of its settlement in 1822 when great clipper ships made it a port second only to New York.
Fishing reels were produced in New York as early as 1857, but not until the 1890’s was a "striped bass" or "tarpon reel" advertised.
www.southeasternfish.org /Documents/catosweat.htm   (3789 words)

 The Norwegian fishing and aquaculture industry - Regjeringen.no   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fishing and aquaculture are the backbone of the economy along large parts of the coast.
The industry provides work to over 21,300 people in the fishing fleet, (of whom more than 15,300 have fishing as their sole or main occupation), about 12,500 in the fish processing industry and over 3,700 in farming of fish and shellfish.
Industrial fish such as Norway pout, sandeel and blue whiting are caught with trawls.
odin.dep.no /odin/engelsk/norway/economy/032001-990373/index-dok000-b-n-a.html   (3838 words)

 Fishing Industry Ignores Law and Threatens Galapagos
Nevertheless, the Industrial Fishing Sector continue with their attempts, using the pretext of a necessary study to demonstrate that industrial fishing is not preventing conservation in these waters.
Despite the threats of the industrial fishing sector to the Galapagos population, the community is sensitive to the difficult economic situation of the families who depend on the industrial fishing sector.
Permitting the industrial fishing would weaken the process of managing participation of all the local users of the Marine Reserve of Galapagos, who are working to achieve long-term sustainable practices.
www.law.emory.edu /PI/GALAPAGOS/development_pages/FishingIndustry.htm   (843 words)

 FishingHurts.com >> Environmental Concerns
Commercial fishing is wiping out biodiversity, as miles of nets sweep up all the fish in their path—and take coral habitats with them.
The fish on ocean-based farms are plagued by parasites and diseases, which they pass to fish living near the farms.
If you eat fish, you are supporting an industry that plunders our oceans with no regard for the horrible pain and suffering that fish and other marine animals endure or for the diverse ocean ecosystem that is imperative to the survival of all underwater life.
www.fishinghurts.com /EnvironmentalConcerns.asp   (257 words)

 Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing
Fishing operations are conducted under various environmental conditions, depending on the region of the country and the kind of species sought.
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing is one of the few remaining areas of the economy in which unpaid family workers remain a significant part of the workforce.
Fishing boat captains plan and oversee fishing operations—the fish to be sought, the location of the best fishing grounds, the method of capture, the duration of the trip, and the sale of the catch.
www.bls.gov /oco/cg/cgs001.htm   (6185 words)

 The Fishing Industry
I think that the fishing industry is a most viable industry but its development has to be done in a coordinated fashion supported by government but run by the private sector.
Fishing industry will continue to be very important to the FSM and its development by private sector and timely and committed support from government will bring about a quick turn around in the industry.
However, in the area of fishing industry development, it seems that Micronesians must adopt innovative strategies if they are going to realize significant benefits from their resources.
www.micsem.org /forum/archives/fishindsum.htm   (5903 words)

 Fishing Industry
According to the statistics of 1996, there were more than 280,000 fishing vessels involved in marine catches with a total output of 11.22 million tons.  Since the beginning of 1980s, China’s output of marine catches has been continuously growing (see Chart 5).
Marine fishing methods have remained mostly unaltered for the decades.  Trawling is dominant and then in turn static fishing, gillnetting, seining and longlining.
The catch volume by each fishing method between 1990 and 1996 is listed in the Table 8 and their shares in 1996 are shown by the Chart 7.  Among the marine catches, demersal species were 8.69 million tons, pelagic fish 3.8 million tons, in the ratio of 2.3 to 1.
www.lib.noaa.gov /china/fishing.htm   (638 words)

 Fishing Industry Memorial, San Pedro, CA
By 1920 there was a large fleet of fishing boats and methods of fishing such as purse seine, lampara, jig, live bait, gill net, mackerel scoopers and long line boats.
The fishing industry in San Pedro was originated primarily by European and Asian fishermen each bringing fishing knowledge from their native lands.
During the fifties, sardines and mackerel gradually diminished causing the decline of the industry in San Pedro.
www.sanpedrochamber.com /champint/fishing.htm   (338 words)

 adn.com | fishing industry
Fishing at the Eklutna Tailrace could be summed up in one word last week: dead.
An advisory fisheries panel voted Sunday to put 180,000 square miles of the northern Bering Sea off-limits to bottom trawling, a form of fishing conservation groups say is destructive to vulnerable habitat for numerous species.
Millions of young fish being raised in Alaska's vast network of salmon hatcheries were fed food contaminated with melamine, the same substance that has triggered a massive recall of pet food following the deaths of cats and dogs.
www.adn.com /money/industries/fishing   (1110 words)

 Morocco and Fishing
The industry's importance is underscored in both the employment sector and by the over $600 million of foreign exchange that is reaped from the industry each year.
The fishing industry is comprised of two distinct sectors: the costal fishery and the high seas.
When a fishing territory becomes overfished, and the fishing effort continues, the fish stock further contracts and develops an unbalanced population which is dominated by the youngest age groups.
www.american.edu /ted/ice/morspain.htm   (2951 words)

 Safety and Health in the Fishing Industry
They apply to new fishing vessels of 24 metres and over in length but less than 45 metres in length, registered or licensed by participating authorities, which are located in the territory of these authorities and which navigate and operate in the East and South-East Asia Region.
Proposals prepared by a consultant and sent to fishing industry employers and workers for their views, mainly address fishing vessel construction, stability, watertight integrity and resistance to fire of hulls and internal spaces, machinery, electrical installations, navigational and radio communications equipment and safety appliances.
Employers had opposed the application of Directive 93/104/EC to fishing, citing the specific nature of the industry and the principle of subsidiarity and noting the large number of self-employed workers, the financial consequences for share fishermen and the diverse nature of the industry in Europe.
www.ilo.org /public/english/dialogue/sector/techmeet/tmfi99/tmfir4.htm   (2302 words)

 Fishing Industry
Despite considerable changes and pressure on the industry as a result of National and European legislation, Brixham now ranks as one of the largest in the English league of fishing ports, based on the value of the catch landed.
The fishing industry has been at the heart of the Brixham economy for hundreds of years.
Offices on New Fish Quay are occupied by fishing industry related companies and organisations such as the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Brixham Trawler Agents who operate the fish auction in Brixham Fish Market.
www.torbay.gov.uk /index/leisure/tourism/fishingindustry.htm   (447 words)

 Fisheries Research - benefits to the commercial fishing industry
It wouldn’t be much of a revelation to a lot of people in the industry, or a lot of observers of the fishery management system, that there has not been a lot of industry faith in the science underlying many fishery management decisions.
While sea scallops provide the most dramatic example of the industry reaping the rewards of financially and politically supporting fisheries research, it is by no means the only one.
It’s obvious that any investment that the industry makes in better science is going to be paid back in the form of better management — even if it takes a significant amount of political pushing to convince the management establishment to accept outside research.
www.fishingnj.org /gssa/industryrsrch.htm   (1217 words)

 Kuwait Economy, The Fishing Industry.
There are now two fishing harbours for industrial vessels, two modern harbours for artisanal boats (in Kuwait Bay) and two harbours, which will be modernized in the near future (one in Kuwait Bay and other south of Kuwait Bay).
The old fish section in the central city market was modernized and another modern fish market, attached to a new harbour, was established recently.
In comparison to the oil industry, the contribution of the fishing industry to Kuwait’s economy is very small.
www.kuwait-info.com /sidepages/economy_industry_fishing.asp   (189 words)

 Chatham, MA Fishing Industry Information
The Fishing Industry in Chatham, MA Chatham, along with Provincetown, is the only other town on the Cape to support a commercial fishing fleet, against the odds of decreasing fish stocks and an ever-more complex web of industry regulation.
Increasingly efficient fishing methods, competition between fleet sectors employing various gears, inability to act in harmony with international partners, and the failure to heed scientific advice sound like current themes, but in fact have been echoed repeatedly since the turn of the century.
This chapter introduces the end of the schooner era, the switch to trawling by steam-powered vessels, and the consequences of the industrial revolution, both ashore and at sea, to the fishery and the fish.
www.mychatham.com /chathamfishingindustry.html   (1789 words)

 WWF - Our Solutions: Sustainable fishing
Unsustainable fishing - caused by poor fisheries management and wasteful, destructive fishing practices - is decimating the world's fisheries, as well as destroying marine habitats and killing billions of unwanted fish and other marine animals each year.
Many within the fishing industry are working towards healthy, sustainable marine ecosystems to provide a future for their livelihoods.
Using the EBM framework, we are engaging with the fishing industry to:
www.panda.org /about_wwf/what_we_do/marine/our_solutions/sustainable_fishing/index.cfm   (677 words)

 PASCO: Fishing industry ready for a fight
Concerned that contaminants in the wastewater could hurt the sea life from which they earn their living, some in the fishing industry say they want county, state and local officials to pressure the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to reconsider its disposal plan and listen to them.
Love, Williams and others in the fishing industry said they hope to get answers to their questions about the disposal plan at a public meeting the DEP is planning for this week.
Wells said her agency was sympathetic to the fishing industry's concerns, but the state was left with little choice.
www.sptimes.com /2003/04/29/Pasco/Fishing_industry_read.shtml   (812 words)

 RSPCA blames fishing industry for seal deaths. 01/09/2006. ABC News Online
The RSPCA has blamed the fishing industry for the slaughter of dozens of fur seals at Kanowna Island in southern Victoria.
Fishing groups have condemned those responsible for the killing of the seals.
San Remo Fishing Cooperative chairman Stephen Brockwell says the shooting was a senseless act of cruelty.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200609/s1730556.htm   (295 words)

 Fishing industry -
World-wide, rising coastline populations are intensifying pressures on coastal fisheries and wetlands.
All this fishing has resulted in the massive overharvesting problem that we are facing today.
Unfortunately populations may have been fished to the extent that even a total moratorium on fishing of some species would still mean that fishing sustainably would not be possible, in some cases, for decades to come.
www.oceansatlas.com /cds_static/en/fishing_industry__en_19664_all_1.html   (328 words)

 Governor seeks federal aid for fishing industry - The Boston Globe
Governor Deval L. Patrick yesterday sought federal economic aid for the state's fishing industry, arguing that recent environmental regulations threaten the livelihood of local fishermen.
Five years ago the region's fishing industry got a $16 million aid package for similar reasons.
State legislators from coastal towns and fishing industry representatives pressed their case last week with the Patrick administration.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2007/02/22/governor_seeks_federal_aid_for_fishing_industry   (469 words)

 ESPN.com - Bassmaster - Fishing tackle trends: Fishing industry remains robust   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Even after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, fishing tackle sales remained fairly strong, adds Southwick, and boat sales are also on the upswing for at least a few manufacturers.
Economics aside, what has most in the fishing industry worried is the downward slide of fishing license sales across the country, despite higher spending per angler.
The average age of anglers continues to rise, as well, leading some to believe that the long-term outlook for the fishing and boating industry may be gloomy.
sports.espn.go.com /outdoors/bassmaster/news/story?page=b_fea_bt_0309_fishing_tackle_trends_industry   (1174 words)

 Alaska Jobs, Alaska Fishing & Deckhand Jobs - Alaska Job Finder
We specialize in the Alaska fishing industry, featuring such jobs as deckhand jobs, cannery jobs, onshore and offshore processing jobs, and aquaculture jobs.
The fishing industry is Alaska's largest private employer and employs over 65,000 people for summer, seasonal and year-round employment.
Alaska fishing jobs are fairly plentiful, but to land a job, it takes a lot more than just getting a list of addresses and phone numbers.
www.alaskajobfinder.com   (930 words)

 FishNet USA #2 - Commercial Fishing as SCapegoat?
The idea of automatically condemning efficient fishing techniques should be unconscionable anywhere in a world in which thousands of people are starving every day, yet it is in vogue in the "right" environmental circles.
On a related note, commercial fishing is the major - and in many instances the only - source of year-round employment in those coastal communituies that are otherwise dependent on the vagaries of expenditures by seasonal vacationers.
Commercial fishing is facing challenges today that few people outside the industry are aware of, challenges that are having dramatic cumulative impacts on the small businesses that make up the domestic fishing industry, impacts that many of these businesses aren’t capable of absorbing.
www.fishingnj.org /netusa2.htm   (1983 words)

 Fishing industry - Who owns quota? - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
In the 2000s the industry was led by Sealord Fisheries, Sanford, and Talleys.
In 1989 an interim agreement was reached, and the Crown transferred 10% of the quota (some 60,000 tonnes) together with shareholdings in fishing companies and $50 million in cash to the Waitangi Fisheries Commission.
About $350 million, representing around a third of New Zealand’s commercial fishing industry, was to be administered under a company called Aotearoa Fisheries.
www.teara.govt.nz /EarthSeaAndSky/HarvestingTheSea/FishingIndustry/7/en   (348 words)

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