Fishermen are looking at a reduced ocean salmon season this spring because of low salmon returns. But the industry is also hoping to buy time for seafood markets that are reeling from the impact of the coronavirus.

The industry has had to shift how it does business and many are still adapting as local restrictions due to the pandemic shutter usual seafood outlets.


The coronavirus is having an impact on fisheries.

Katie Frankowicz is a reporter for The Astorian. Contact her at 971-704-1723 or