Alaska's Pollock Industry Faces Uncertain Future05:26
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Crew members on the fishing vessel Commodore empty a trawl net of pollock on the Bering Sea in January. (Nathaniel Herz/Alaska’s Energy Desk)
Crew members on the fishing vessel Commodore empty a trawl net of pollock on the Bering Sea in January. (Nathaniel Herz/Alaska’s Energy Desk)

Alaska's billion dollar pollock industry sustains thousands of well-paying jobs, from boat captains and deckhands to the processors who transform pollock into oil, fake crab and fish sticks. But as the Bering Sea warms, the future of pollock is growing increasingly uncertain. Nat Herz (@Nat_Herz) of Alaska's Energy Desk reports.

This segment aired on March 11, 2019.

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