Pacific Council News Summer 2019: Highly migratory species

Highly migratory species shorts Deep-set buoy gear: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) presented an analysis of the biological impacts of a deep-set buoy gear fishery in June. The data comes from observer records and logbooks for deep-set buoy gear exempted fishing permit activity from 2015 through early 2019, and shows how many targeted and non-targeted species were caught with […]

Pacific Council News Spring 2019: Highly migratory species

Council explores ways to measure bycatch, interactions in drift gillnet fishery In March, the Highly Migratory Species Management Team reported on the development of new methods to report bycatch rates in the large-mesh drift gillnet fishery relative to performance metrics. Performance metrics provide a way for the Council to monitor the drift gillnet fishery’s bycatch […]

Tuna and olive salad sandwiches

Ingredients 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 (6-oz) cans light tuna packed in olive oil, drained 1/2 cup chopped drained bottled roasted red peppers 10 Kalamata or other brine-cured black olives, pitted and cut lengthwise into strips 1 large celery rib, chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 1 (20- to 24-inch) […]

Indonesian albacore satay

Ingredients 1-1/3 pounds skinless Pacific albacore, cut into large cubes Marinade: ¼ cup lime juice 4 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Dipping sauce: 3 tablespoons peanut butter 3 tablespoons warm water 1 tablespoon lime juice generous pinch of cayenne ¾ […]

Albacore teriyaki

Ingredients 1 to 1½ pounds troll-caught albacore loin cuts 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks 3 tablespoons salt-reduced soy sauce 2 tablespoons sherry 1 tablespoon grated ginger root 1½ teaspoon dry mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1-2 large green peppers, cut into large pieces skewers (soaked in […]

Low-carb tuna sandwiches

This recipe offers a new spin on the old tuna sandwich. Instead of bread, lettuce leaves make up the backbone of this sandwich. Ingredients 2.6 oz of your favorite locally caught tuna 1/8 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 cup chopped tomato 2 Tablespoon finely chopped red onion 1 Tablespoon […]

Tuscan tuna salad with fennel

Ingredients 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 2 tbspns chopped tarragon (or 2 tspn dried) 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley 2 (6-ounce) cans tuna (preferably West Coast albacore)*, drained 1 small head fennel, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1/2 of a small red […]