CAPTAIN’S LOG

This is what commercial herring fishing looks like. 21,000 tons of herring will be harvested in just one small Canadian fishery alone. That’s about 130 million fish, which could feed 100 humpback whales all summer or between 400,000 and 900,000 Chinook salmon for an entire year.
Instead, herring is heavily fished for luxury Japanese food, pet food and feed for farmed Atlantic salmon, among others.
Credit to Sitka.ca
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This is what commercial herring fishing looks like. 21,000 tons of herring will be harvested in just one small Canadian fishery alone.   That’s about 130 million fish, which could feed 100 humpback whales all summer or between 400,000 and 900,000 Chinook salmon for an entire year.
Instead, herring is heavily fished for luxury Japanese food, pet food and feed for farmed Atlantic salmon, among others.
Credit to Sitka.ca
#captainlarry

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The few Herring found in Alaskan waters today are scraps and remnants of yester-years vast schools which filled the north Pacific...

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