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Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association executive director Linda Behken and project manager Dan Falvey discuss current ALFA projects, including Electronic Monitoring (EM), bathymetric mapping, seafood freshness monitoring, and the organization's fundraising efforts and community-supported fishery, Alaskan's Own. Downloadable audio.
After refusing to implement an electronic monitoring program developed by fishermen, NOAA Fisheries is moving forward with a plan of its own to test cameras on boats this spring. But a top official who met with Sitka fishermen this week (1-16-13) said too many questions remain about the system, and there’s no way a functional electronic monitoring program could be ready in the next two years.