Across the political spectrum, many say restrictions on deep-sea trawling are needed to protect salmon, but the science is mixed | Alaska

Republicans, Democrats and Independents seeking a variety of elective positions across Alaska appear united by a desire to restrict deep sea trawling.

In candidate questionnaires submitted to the Alaska Beacon, candidates in statewide and legislative races — regardless of party — say restrictions are the best way to improve salmon returns in the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers.

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