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AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Wild caught fish from northern Australia heading to markets in time for Australia Day
22 January, 2019
ABC News
Fishing boats have had a busy day in Darwin, offloading catches of snapper, mackerel and more, which will now be sent to markets around the country ...

Fremantle braces for seafood industry crisis talks
19 January, 2019
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fremantle braces for seafood industry crisis talks ... Peak-body Seafood Industry Australia will meet with local and interstate fishing councils in the port ...

Barramundi ban leaves unsuspecting WA fishers feeling disrespected
17 January, 2019
ABC News
Embattled West Australian Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly has been accused of disrespecting commercial barramundi fishers after banning them from a ...

Struggle for SA oyster growers far from over
1 January, 2019
ABC Local
Measures put in place to help the South Australian oyster industry recover, following the outbreak of POMS in Tasmania, was meant to bear fruit by ...

 

 


NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Aquaculture companies challenged as climate change kills fish
12 January, 2019
Newshub
Aquaculture companies are grappling with higher rates of fish dying because of warmer waters. New Zealand King Salmon had one in five of its ...

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL FISHERY & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

1.5 million tonnes of seafood now BAP certified
23 January, 2019
The Fish Site
Over 2000 aquaculture facilities, including 1,534 farms, achieved Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification by the end of 2018 – a 29 per cent ...

Quinault Pride Seafood buys stake in Pacific Harvest Seafood
23 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
Taholah, Washington, U.S.A.-based Quinault Pride Seafood has purchased Seattle, Washington-based seafood marketing firm Pacific Harvest ...

Outbreak of shellfish poisoning at Walvis Bay
22 January, 2019
Namibian
THE fisheries ministry has warned the public not to consume oysters and mussels produced at Walvis Bay, due to an outbreak of diarrhectic shellfish ...

Japan's squid industry in crisis amid record low catches
22 January, 2019
Telegraph.co.uk
Now, however, Japan's long-running love affair with squid is in danger, with growing reports that catches this season have hit a record low, causing ...

Banning trawling for cuttlefish catching triggers the “large squid war” in Chile
22 January, 2019
MercoPress
Minister Valente did not discard lifting the ban on trawling, but, in addition to the hand line or jigging gear, will present the purse seine as a fishing gear ...

Judges announced for 2019 Aquaculture Awards
22 January, 2019
The Fish Site
The judging panel for the 2019 Aquaculture Awards has been announced today, at a time when aquaculture companies around the world are busily ...

China looks to big data to improve fisheries, aquaculture management
22 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
A new body has been set up in China to harness big data and artificial intelligence to modernize the country's aquaculture and wild-catch fisheries.

Berlin to host RAS conference
22 January, 2019
The Fish Site
The European Aquaculture Society and NordicRAS have made an agreement to hold their events in conjunction with each other at the Estrel Hotel ...

Ghana gets only 5% of profit Chinese fishers make on its waters
22 January, 2019
GhanaWeb
So at the end of the day, the interest of these trawl vessels is managed by these foreigners who are Chinese and the Ghanaians who are fronting for ...

Uganda Seeks to Regulate Fish Maw Trade
22 January, 2019
Voice of America
Waiting along the shores, donning white gum boots and white coats, fish traders wait to offload the Nile perch that has turned profitable for many ...

Seafood Processing Water Can Help Supply the World with Protein
22 January, 2019
Food Tank (blog)
Research from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden shows that seafood processing water is a valuable source of protein and can play a ...

Shrimp exports to reach 30000 tons by March 20
21 January, 2019
Tehran Times
TEHRAN- Iran's export of shrimp is anticipated to reach 30,000 tons by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), Hassan Salehi, ...

Aqua Bridge aims to transform fish farming in UAE
21 January, 2019
gulfnews.com
Recognising the growing market demand for sustainable aquaculture-produced fish, Dubai-based start-up Aqua Bridge was set up in 2017 to support ...

Unusual sightings of jellyfish worry experts
21 January, 2019
The Asian Age
“Jellyfish feed on small fish eggs and fish larvae, which could strict the growth of fishes in that area. As such, the big commercial fishes that feed on ...

Patagonian Squid Riots Shake South America's Fishing Leader
20 January, 2019
Bloomberg
An attempt to regulate the capture of a type of Patagonian predatory mollusc has unleashed violent protests dubbed “the squid wars” in South ...

Red snapper study to include $250 tags on fish
20 January, 2019
whnt.com
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the red snapper season begins this summer in the Gulf of Mexico, some fish will carry $250 and even $500 worth of ...

Fish production set to triple in 2019 – RAB
20 January, 2019
The New Times
Rwanda's annual fish production increased from 26,500 tonnes in 2016/2017 to 31,460 tonnes in 2017/2018, latest figures from the Rwanda ...

H & T Seafood, Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced without Benefit of Import Inspection      RECALL
20 January, 2019
USDA.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON – H & T Seafood, Inc., the Importer of Record, a Bell, Calif. firm, is recalling approximately 71,435 pounds of imported ...

North India emerging as big market for seafood
20 January, 2019
The Tribune
The northern region, predominantly a non-vegetarian market for poultry and meat products, is witnessing a strong demand for seafood. Out of the total ...

Webinar: Accountability in an Era of Seafood Fraud
19 January, 2019
National Fisherman
This discussion will focus on the legal framework that determines what constitutes seafood fraud, how we enforce these laws, and what we can do to ...

Air Cargo Global launches Oslo seafood freighter
19 January, 2019
Air Cargo News
Slovakian all-cargo carrier Air Cargo Global has launched a B747F service between Oslo Airport and Tianjin Binhai International to cater for seafood ...

Commercial herring catch in SF Bay canceled this year
19 January, 2019
San Francisco Chronicle
Usually, so are commercial fishermen. But this is the first season they won't be fishing for herring in the bay since 2009, when the population crashed ...

Global shrimp supply will remain high for foreseeable future
19 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
The glut in the global supply of shrimp that persisted throughout 2018 will remain in 2019, as cold storage facilities in the United States continue to ...

Blockchain tech to boost shrimp exports from Andhra Pradesh
19 January, 2019
The New Indian Express
Even though Andhra Pradesh is the largest exporter of shrimp in the country, it also tops the list of number of rejections by major markets.

Penang looks to boost aquaculture industry through oyster farming
19 January, 2019
Malay Mail
GEORGE TOWN - Eating oysters fresh out of the sea may seem a novelty only available in foreign countries, but many Malaysians don't ...

Dozens sickened by oysters from California's most esteemed shellfish farm - as scientists warn ...
19 January, 2019
Daily Mail
Dozens of Californian oyster lovers have fallen sick with diarrhea, stomach cramps and vomiting after indulging in mollusks from California's top ...

Illegal trawling 'to be stopped'
19 January, 2019
The Express Tribune
QUETTA : The government of Balochistan has been taking strict action against illegal trawling in long coastal strip of the province under its plan for ...

Oyster beds producing well; crab harvesting looks promising
18 January, 2019
Delaware State News
The oyster update by Rich Wong was promising. The quota was set for the 2019 season at 16,852 bushels, a 3 percent increase from the 2018 quota.

Mississippi to host aquaculture investment and innovation event
18 January, 2019
The Fish Site
The next opportunity for aquaculture innovators to link up with investors as part of the Fish 2.0 programme is scheduled to take place in Mississippi on ...

Planned seaweed farm reflects changes in Maine aquaculture
18 January, 2019
The Ellsworth American
GOULDSBORO — When organized fish farming first came to Maine in the 1970s, the first crops were shellfish — primarily blue mussels and oysters ...

Scottish aquaculture projects to focus on gill health, disease resilience
18 January, 2019
Animal Pharm
Two Scottish consortiums backed by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) are working on health projects in Atlantic salmon valued at a ...

Řrsted, East Coast fishing industry seek to collaborate on offshore wind
18 January, 2019
WorkBoat
A coalition of East Coast commercial fishing groups announced Thursday it has a new partnership agreement with Řrsted U.S. Offshore Wind to ...

State closes Tomales Bay to oyster harvesting due to norovirus outbreak
17 January, 2019
Marin Independent Journal
The California Department of Public Health has closed Tomales Bay to oyster harvesting due to a norovirus outbreak associated with the oysters.

Aquaculture and Livestock Taiwan Expo 2019 highlights "precision" business
17 January, 2019
PRNewswire (press release)
A 3-day Aquaculture Taiwan and Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum 2019 will be organised by UBM Taiwan and Malaysia ...

Factory trawler detained as Marine Scotland carries out investigation
17 January, 2019
Shetland News
A GERMAN registered pelagic factory trawler is under investigation by officers from Marine Scotland after being detained west of Shetland on Monday ...

EU WARNING: 'Yellow Vest' protesters could REBEL if French fishermen barred from UK waters
17 January, 2019
Express.co.uk
The Attorney General also mentioned that no Danish or Dutch fishermen will be able to “point the prow of their trawlers” into British waters under the ...

Commercial fishermen stand to lose billions from government shutdown
17 January, 2019
Washington Examiner
The government shutdown is jeopardizing jobs and tens of billions of dollars in revenue for the heavily regulated commercial fishing industry, ...

Squid profits squeezed as Japan's catch hits record lows
16 January, 2019
The Japan Times
Not only has the scarcity in waters around Japan taken a bite out of profits, but the situation has grown dire as prices of foreign squid products have ...

New disease set to hit south east Asian shrimp
16 January, 2019
Animal Pharm
New disease set to hit south east Asian shrimp ... A new report has highlighted the risk shrimp hemocyte iridescent virus (SHIV) poses to Asia's ...

Sri Lanka Navy to safeguard local fishermen from invading Indian trawlers
16 January, 2019
Colombo Page
According to the Navy, it was later revealed that five of the rescued fishermen were onboard an Indian trawler which was drawn due to a severe water ...

Devon seafood firm sends work to Vietnam because it can't find staff
16 January, 2019
Devon Live
A seafood processing firm has begun flying some of its products to Vietnam to be processed because it can't recruit enough workers. The Blue Sea ...

North Carolina shrimp trawlers pull in large hauls
15 January, 2019
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The Virginian-Pilot reports that trawlers have clustered within 3 miles of shore in the Outer Banks, each bringing in as much as 20,000 pounds of ...

$50 million aquaculture project to kick off
15 January, 2019
Zambia Daily Mail
GOVERNMENT has started implementing the US$50 million Aquaculture Enterprise Development project aimed at increasing the fish population in ...

Easy-going Tilapia - alleviating marine pressures on Samoa's fisheries
14 January, 2019
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
Through seminars, gear support, resource support, aquaculture farming assistance, and capacity building, Samoa's aquaculture (farming of fish and ...

Spike in fish prices likely to continue in run-up to CNY
14 January, 2019
The Straits Times
A recent spike in the price of fish that is likely to continue with Chinese New Year just weeks away was partly the result of recent bad weather, which ...

Foreign labor limits likely to leave seasonal American businesses in the lurch — again
14 January, 2019
NBCNews.com
Aubrey Vincent is bracing for the unthinkable. She first started working for her family's small business, Lindy's Seafood, at age 12. She watched it ...

UK and Ireland investigate norovirus oyster outbreak
13 January, 2019
Food Safety News
Authorities in the United Kingdom and Ireland are investigating a food borne outbreak suspected to be caused by norovirus in live oysters. The oysters ...

Irish Trawlers to tackle marine pollution with new Clean Oceans Initiative
13 January, 2019
Coast Monkey
His ambition is to have all Irish trawlers at every pier and every port actively participating in Ireland's first co-ordinated initiative on land and at sea to ...

City to lead with lobster at Seafood Expo
13 January, 2019
Gloucester Daily Times
The city, riding the crest of its Gloucester Fresh seafood marketing campaign, will make its fifth appearance at the Seafood Expo North America when ...

FDA not inspecting seafood, veggies, fruits because of shutdown
13 January, 2019
TriStateHomepage.com
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is one of many government agencies currently shutdown. As a result, the FDA has stopped food safety ...

Oysters released onto Solent seabed in bid to boost stocks
13 January, 2019
BBC News
Up to 20,000 oysters have been released onto the seabed of the Solent in a bid to revive stocks. Fishing of the mollusc was banned in the area in ...

Turkey's aquaculture exports up 13 percent, hit $958M in 2018
12 January, 2019
Daily Sabah
Turkey's aquaculture exports in 2018 surged by 13 percent year-on-year, official data showed Friday. Seafood exports, led by sea bass, sea bream ...

Aquaex India 2019 from Jan 31
12 January, 2019
United News of India
Hyderabad - The three-day second edition of International Fisheries and Aquaculture Mega Expo “ Aquaex India 2019”, being organized ...

A new frontier for deep-sea fish farming
12 January, 2019
SeaWestNews
Aquaculture offers a promising avenue for economic development and sustainable local seafood production in the Caribbean, say researchers.

Researchers see a wealth of potential for aquaculture in the Caribbean
11 January, 2019
Phys.Org
There are only so many fish in the sea. And our appetite for seafood has already stressed many wild fisheries to the breaking point. Meanwhile, the ...

EU under fire after lifting threat to ban Thai seafood imports over illegal fishing
11 January, 2019
The Guardian
Thailand, the world's third largest seafood exporter, risked an EU-wide import ban had it failed to take action to meet minimum requirements imposed ...

Sluggish shrimp production hits Indian seafood export
11 January, 2019
Economic Times
KOCHI: Seafood exports from India are yet to gather momentum as low prices, adverse weather conditions and diseases continue to affect stocking of ...

North-east seafood boss gives warning over Brexit
11 January, 2019
Press and Journal
A north-east seafood boss has urged MPs to give “serious consideration” to the industry's workforce needs after Brexit. Ryan Scatterty, managing ...

Seafood giant Clearwater convicted of 'gross violation' in lobster fishery
11 January, 2019
CBC.ca
Canadian seafood giant Clearwater was convicted of a "gross violation" of fisheries regulations last fall after senior management ignored federal ...

Evidence found of oysters syncing valve behavior with lunar cycle
10 January, 2019
Phys.Org
A team of researchers from the University of Bordeaux and CNRS, EPOC, UMR has found evidence that suggests oysters sync their valve behavior ...

Pacific Sunrise Fishing scaling down locally-owned enterprise
10 January, 2019
Matangi Tonga
Pacific Sunrise Fishing, Tonga's only locally-owned commercial deep sea fishing exporter, is scaling down its operation in Tonga, "and to start selling ...

Northern commercial Dungeness crab season further delayed due to public health hazard
10 January, 2019
Lake County News
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Charlton H. Bonham has delayed the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab fishery from ...

Seafood processing companies to merge
10 January, 2019
Connaught Telegraph
Nolan Quality Seafoods on Wednesday announced it acquired Carr & Sons, a Mayo-based seafood processor. “The businesses will complement each ...

Mazzetta launches new Oishii shrimp line featuring shrimp transported live for processing
9 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.A-based Mazzetta Company has launched a new line of premium shrimp featuring product that is transported live for ...

ICRA: Domestic shrimp exports growth to be subdued after a period of four years of sustained growth
9 January, 2019
Economic Times
Indian shrimp export volume growth is expected to slow down to 7-10% (CAGR during CY2018-CY2019) after a four-year period of robust growth of ...

'Mr Aquaculture' bows out after 45 years
9 January, 2019
The Fish Site
Alsted, whose most recent for the Danish feed firm was executive vice president of business relations, began his aquaculture career in 1974, working ...

Aquaculture course gives students opportunity to dive into fish-farming careers
9 January, 2019
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - Institute of Technical Education (ITE) graduates who want to kick-start a career in the aquaculture industry can now sign up for an ...

EU Lifts Thailand's “Yellow Card” but Concerns Remain
9 January, 2019
The Maritime Executive
The commission's yellow card is a formal warning for the fishing industry ... Thailand has a fleet of approximately 11,000 commercial fishing vessels.

SEAFOOD AUCTION
9 January, 2019
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — The Whaling City Seafood Display Auction handled 27,905 pounds of fish, yesterday. Species Pounds Price. Large Monktails ...

Aquaculture key to Norwegian seafood export record
8 January, 2019
The Fish Site
Aquaculture accounted for 72 percent of the record 99 billion kroner of seafood exports achieved by Norway in 2018, despite making up only 40.5 ...

Japan plays catch-up in inland fish farming
8 January, 2019
Nikkei Asian Review
The startup, based in Saitama, near Tokyo, has developed a closed aquaculture system that recirculates artificial seawater using a biological filtration ...

Indian shrimp among most banned imports
8 January, 2019
Ultra News
Marine products, especially shrimps, are among the most restricted items of import from India, according to data released by the ministry of commerce ...

Helping shrimp exporters
7 January, 2019
The Financial Express BD
Downslide in shrimp export continues as exporters of the item are in a double whammy. Shrimp exporters, on the one hand, are fighting a losing battle ...

TADAN, triton seek ban on importation of Tilapia
7 January, 2019
Guardian (blog)
Stakeholders in the aquaculture industry who made the appeal during a meeting with members of the Food and Agriculture Writers Association of

Scottish ports on alert as oysters face alien species invasion
6 January, 2019
The Times
An oyster revival across the UK is under threat from a rising tide of alien species forecast to spread south through Scottish waters thanks to climate ...

Government Shutdown May Hamper Alaska's Lucrative Fishing Industry
6 January, 2019
Capital Public Radio News
Fishing trawlers lined up in Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. The Alaska pollock fishery is worth about $750 million each year, and it's ...

Bluefin tuna sells for record $3.1 million at Tokyo fish market, but scarcity clouds celebration
6 January, 2019
Washington Post
TOKYO – A bluefin tuna sold for a record $3.1 million at the first auction of the year at Tokyo's new fish market on Saturday, but behind the celebrations ...

No hike in fish price despite bad weather, says fisheries authority
6 January, 2019
The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM) has assured that prices of marine products especially fish will ...

SEAFOOD AUCTION
6 January, 2019
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — The Whaling City Seafood Display Auction handled 40,876 pounds of fish, yesterday. Species Pounds Price. Large Monktails ...

Mozambique places ban on fishing, shrimp marketing
5 January, 2019
News Ghana
Fishery authorities of Mozambique announced Friday that the activities of fishing and marketing of shrimp are prohibited for two months in the country ...

Profits double for EU aquaculture
5 January, 2019
The Fish Site
The 2018 Economic report of the EU Aquaculture Sector, published yesterday, reveals that in 2016 the union's aquaculture producers harvested and ...

28000-strong survey reveals Europeans' fish and seafood preferences
5 January, 2019
FoodNavigator.com
While per capita spending on fishery and aquaculture products is one-third of that of Japan, the world leader, it is more than three times as much as in ...

Falklands' fleet will have a new trawler freezer by the end of 2020
5 January, 2019
MercoPress
Galicia's Rampesca and the Falkland Islands RBC have ordered a new 63.7 meters long and 1.500 gross tonnage freezer trawler from Nodosa ...

Russia embracing seafood festivals to encourage domestic consumption
5 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
In the years following Russia's 2014 imposition of a ban on imported food from the United States, Canada, the European Union, Norway, and Australia ...

23 factories permitted to export wild-caught fish, prawn to EU market
5 January, 2019
Eleven Myanmar
The number of factories in Myanmar allowed by the European Union to export naturally caught fish and prawns has increased from 21 to 23, according ...

Asian aquaculture: trends for 2019
4 January, 2019
The Fish Site
Aquaculture and environmental consultants Jonah van Beijnen and Gregg Yan outline some of the key developments they expect to take place in the ...

Skretting, WorldFish further African aquaculture pact with new project
4 January, 2019
Animal Pharm
Norwegian aqua feed company Skretting has strengthened its collaboration with research organization WorldFish, with the partners addressing food ...

Rolls-Royce Designs New Fishing Vessel for Engenes
4 January, 2019
MarineLink
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver ship design and an extensive range of equipment to a 70-metre long stern trawler to be built for Engenes ...

China lowers tariffs on seafood imported from trading partners
4 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
The move will make seafood from New Zealand, Peru, Costa Rica, Switzerland, Iceland, South Korea, Australia, Georgia and all countries participating ...

Chinese-flagged commercial fishing vessel runs aground at uninhabited Pacific atoll
4 January, 2019
Hawaii News Now
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Coast Guard is responding to a 308-foot, Chinese-flagged commercial fishing vessel that ran aground in the ...

XingHe seeks expansion via RM100mil aquaculture acquisition
3 January, 2019
The Star Online
According to the filing, XingHe subsidiary XW Aquaculture Sdn Bhd has entered an agreement to acquire a 97.9-hectare tract and farm assets from ...

Large Maine salmon farm to prioritize sustainability
3 January, 2019
The News Tribune
The firm says it will seek certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council as a sustainable seafood producer. Nordic's sister company, Sashimi ...

Olympic pressure pushes Japan's Marine Eco-Label to undergo GSSI benchmarking
3 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
... broad – seemingly with the intention of including the Marine Eco-Label (MEL) and the Aquaculture Eco-Label (AEL), both industry-run programs that ...

Ban on fishing bluefin tuna should not be lifted after Brexit, warn scientists
3 January, 2019
Telegraph.co.uk
The EU currently has a fishing quota of 16,000 tonnes of bluefin tuna, with around 98 per cent of that designated to commercial fishing off the coasts of ...

India to top prawn exports to US
3 January, 2019
Times of India
Kochi: Figures from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (US NOAA) showed that India's exports of frozen prawns to the US has ...

China's seafood output slips in 2018
3 January, 2019
SeafoodSource
China's total of caught seafood in the first 11 months of 2018 dropped 5.61 percent to 11.4 million tons, in part due to stricter enforcement of a lengthier ...

Shrimp exporters stare at bleak future
2 January, 2019
The Daily Star
Shrimp processors finished the first half of fiscal 2018-19 amid lower export receipts than a year earlier, with a revival in fortunes progressively looking ...

Fish exports from Gujarat set to dive by 20% due to deficient rain
2 January, 2019
Times of India
Coastal towns of Veraval and Porbandar in Saurashtra are two major centres for fish trade in Gujarat. Ribbon fish, cuttlefish, croaker fish, squid and ...

BFAR pushes to develop aquaculture
1 January, 2019
The Manila Times
Beginning this year, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will focus on developing the country's aquaculture and mariculture by up ...

New US norms on seafood imports may cool demand for Indian shrimps: Icra
1 January, 2019
Business Standard
New regulations in the United States (US) for shrimp imports, the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), enforced on Monday, might curtail ...

Trawler Goes Aground in Norway's High Arctic
1 January, 2019
The Maritime Executive
Salvors are racing to refloat the trawler Northguider, which grounded Friday in a narrow strait between Spitsbergen and Nordaustlandet, well above ...

Deep-sea crab fishing quota to stay same in 2019
1 January, 2019
Charlotte Observer
Federal fishing managers are holding the line on the quota for a commercial important species of crab that is fished off of the East Coast. The National ...

Fishing: New EU rules could have 'grave' impact on UK industry
1 January, 2019
BBC News
New EU rules on fishing quotas could have a "grave" impact on the UK's fishing industry, a House of Lords committee has said - just a day before the ...

Seafood industry hooks more profits
1 January, 2019
Views and News from Norway
Seafood producers in Norway will be sailing into the New Year with solid balance sheets, high salaries and, in at least one case, extraordinary ...

Vietnam strengthens efforts to remove EC's "yellow card" warning on seafood
1 January, 2019
Nhan Dan Online
NDO – Vietnam has stepped up measures with an aim to convince the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning on its seafood, ...

Climate change takes toll on French oyster farmers
31 December, 2018
Arab News
CANCALE, France: Gulping down oysters has long been a favorite New Year's Eve ritual for the French, but as winters get warmer and summers get ...

Fishermen report tuna season off to a slow start
31 December, 2018
Carolinacoastonline
However, several local seafood dealers and commercial fishermen have said the season's actually been rather poor so far, but there's still time to ...

McGill researchers developing biodegradable plastic from shrimp and lobster shells
30 December, 2018
CTV News
Researchers at McGill University have developed a new kind of durable, biodegradable plastic using shells from crustaceans – lobsters, shrimp, and ...

Japan objects as Chinese trawler flees with inspectors aboard
29 December, 2018
Japan Today
Japan has protested to Beijing after a Chinese trawler suspected of poaching off Japan's southern coast sailed away with Japanese inspectors on

Kroger recalls shrimp products labeled 'cooked' that may actually be raw       RECALL
29 December, 2018
Detroit Free Press
Kroger Co. is recalling nine different kinds of cooked shrimp that actually are raw ... The shrimp was distributed at Kroger stores across Michigan, Ohio, ...

Sea Watch: Seafood industry faces more uncertainty
29 December, 2018
Kenai Peninsula Online
As another year draws to a close, the seafood industry seems to be facing even more uncertainty than usual, with some groundfish stocks cratering, ...

New Report Shows Steep Slide In Gulf Of Mexico Oyster Numbers
28 December, 2018
WMFE
A new report estimates oyster numbers in the Gulf of Mexico are down by as much as 85 percent from historic levels. The Nature Conservancy report ...

Shrimp, Abalone Importers Get More Time to Fix Data Issues
27 December, 2018
Bloomberg Tax
U.S. Importers of shrimp and abalone will have until March 1 to prep for new data reporting requirements before imports could be rejected by U.S. ...

Southeast Alaska fishermen target hagfish as winter catch
27 December, 2018
The Seattle Times
Hagfish secrete their slime when threatened, and also use it as a “lubricant” when they burrow into fish or dead mammals. Commercial fishermen even ...

Abu Dhabi bans surface fishing nets to preserve marine life
27 December, 2018
The National
Due to illegal fishing, the dugongs have been found drowned in nets used by both commercial fishermen and recreational boats and yachts.

Fish skin cheaper, less painful in treating burns than bandages: Scientist
27 December, 2018
Times Now
London: Using fish skin to heal burns can be cheaper and less painful than bandages, says a scientist. Using the skin of Tilapia -- a freshwater fish ...

Philippines looking forward to WTO agreement against fishing subsidies
26 December, 2018
BusinessWorld Online
P20,000 for municipal fishing, but if the offender fails to pay, he should render community service;. • P50,000 for small-scale commercial fishing;.

The name is hagfish but you can call it a 'slime eel.' Meet a new Alaska fishery.
26 December, 2018
Anchorage Daily News
Meet a new Alaska fishery. ... a small-scale effort has developed in Southeast Alaska to harvest these fascinating uggos as a fledgling Alaska fishery.

China will start fishing along Somalia's coastline just as piracy makes a comeback
26 December, 2018
Quartz
Somalia granted fishing licenses to 31 Chinese vessels to exploit tuna and tuna-like species off its coast in a bid to tap the sector for economic growth.

Seafood exports rake in about US$9 billion in 2018
26 December, 2018
Nhan Dan Online
NDO/VNA – Vietnam earned about US$9 billion from exports of aquatic products in 2018, an increase of 8.4% year-on-year, said Acting Director ...

Andhra Pradesh long way to go in curbing antibiotic usage in shrimp farming
25 December, 2018
The New Indian Express
The data since 2011 shows that there were a total of 110 cases of rejection of the shrimp consignments from Andhra Pradesh by the three major ...

Warning on fisheries jobs as a third of Irish catch is at risk
25 December, 2018
Irish Examiner
Days later, our Government announced a ban on trawlers over 18m within six nautical miles of the coast. The restrictions come into effect in 2020 and ...

Commercial summer flounder fishery closed for the year
25 December, 2018
CBS19 News
Federal fishing managers say they are closing the commercial summer flounder fishery in the Ocean State at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday. That means ...

Interim-relief measure for West Coast Rock Lobster fishers
25 December, 2018
Independent Online
Interim-relief measure for West Coast Rock Lobster fishers ... bulk that TAC large-scale commercial fishing operations are allowed to take from the sea.

SEAFOOD AUCTION
25 December, 2018
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — The Whaling City Seafood Display Auction handled 60,906 pounds of fish on Friday. Specie;Weight;Price. Large Cod; 3,303 ...

WTO: India raises concern over shrimp rejections by the US
25 December, 2018
The Hindu BusinessLine
India has raised concerns over the increase in rejection of shrimp shipments from the country by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) owing ...

Agency encourages shrimpers to sign up for study
24 December, 2018
Houma Courier
Since 2012, the agency has overseen the Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program, which includes a logo on products to ensure they were ...

 

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