Alaska Sea Grant in the News

Sea Grant offers publication on shipping live seafood

Date: 21 September 2001
Contact: Alaska Sea Grant Publications, toll-free 1-888-789-0090
NR: SG-2001/NR203

FAIRBANKS, Alaska—Increasingly, fishermen are gearing up to ship their products alive to market. To help in this growing segment of the seafood industry, the Alaska Sea Grant College Program offers a new book that describes the marketing and shipping of live finfish and shellfish, as well as other aquatic species such as ornamentals, and plants. In the 320-page book, Marketing and Shipping Live Aquatic Products, researchers, managers, fishermen, growers, buyers, wholesalers, shippers, and retailers offer information to improve efficiency and profitability in the industry. To order, contact Alaska Sea Grant toll free 888-789-0090, or visit the the publication's Web page at:

The Alaska Sea Grant College Program is a marine research, education and outreach service headquartered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Sea Grant is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in partnership with the state of Alaska and private industry.

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