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AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Bluefin tuna fishing industry in Portland fears quota cuts will hurt tourism and the town
17 June, 2018
ABC News
Joe Branca from Off The Hook Fishing, a Melbourne-based charter ... The rest is held by the commercial fishing industry, which largely operates out of ...

Aussie lobsters China bound
16 June, 2018
Queensland Country Life
Representing about three per cent of Australia's seafood production by weight, it accounts for about 20pc of the seafood industry by value. WA is the ...

Australian fisheries merge over inefficiency
15 June, 2018
World Fishing & Aquaculture
The NSW and Australian Governments are merging the NSW managed Southern Fish Trawl and the Commonwealth managed South East Trawl ...

Aussie barramundi struggling to swim as foreign seafood floods the market
9 June, 2018
2GB
One of the greatest things about Australia is our fresh produce. Our aquaculture is particularly special, but it's under threat as cheaper foreign seafood ...

Fish market assures consumers amid concerns over seafood sustainability
8 June, 2018
ABC Local
As Australians continue to eat more fish each year, they're being reassured that domestic fisheries are sustainable although concerns remain over ...

Queensland awards startups AU$278k for automated fisheries monitoring
7 June, 2018
ZDNet
"This innovative project has benefits for Queensland's commercial fishers, the government, and community. "Fisheries Queensland will receive more ...

Australian salmon farmer defends escape
27 May, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
Huon Aquaculture, one of the largest salmon farmers in Australia, is defending the escape of some of its Atlantic salmon into the Tasman Sea earlier ...

Japanese seafood giant nets a share of Seafarms prawn project
24 May, 2018
Small Caps
Australian prawn farmer Seafarms Group (ASX: SFG) has announced a near A$25 million investment by Japanese seafood giant Nippon Suisan ...

 


NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Salmon could be as big as dairy, says NZKS boss
17 June, 2018
Stuff.co.nz
NZ King Salmon chief executive Grant Rosewarne looks at Norway for 'what could be' in salmon aquaculture, where they have adopted a national ...

Sealord's new $70m trawler arrives in Nelson
16 June, 2018
Stuff.co.nz
After three years of planning and a six-week delivery voyage across the globe, Sealord's $70 million factory trawler Tokatu has arrived home.

Aquaculture drives seafood export earnings
14 June, 2018
Scoop.co.nz
“Aquaculture is set to be the main driver for the forecast growth, thanks largely to increased mussel harvests, and higher prices as demand continues

New Kiwi Fishing Technology Gets Approval
12 June, 2018
Scoop.co.nz
The Precision Seafood Harvesting System (PSH) technology is the first non-mesh commercial fishing innovation to be approved for use in New ...

Fifty fishing boats refuse MPI observers in 18 months
11 June, 2018
Scoop.co.nz
Fifty commercial fishing boats have refused to allow observers from the Ministry of Primary Industries on board in the 18 months to February 2018, ...

Salmon industry in short supply turns to Atlantic seas for help
3 June, 2018
Stuff.co.nz
One of New Zealand's biggest aquaculture companies has been forced to import fish from foreign waters to boost stocks. For the first time in its history, ...

New Zealand's hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting
27 May, 2018
The Conversation AU
New Zealand's hoki fishery has come under renewed criticism this week after leaked reports revealed that some of the country's biggest fishing ...

Bottom trawling for orange roughy has scientists worried
22 May, 2018
Stuff.co.nz
But it is bottom-trawling for orange roughy on the high seas - the area out beyond the 12 nautical mile limit of New Zealand and Australia's exclusive ...

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL FISHERY & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Shrimp rise as overall North Carolina commercial catch dips
18 June, 2018
Sacramento Bee
North Carolina officials say commercial fishing in the state declined by weight last year even as shrimp volume increased to a record high. The N.C. ...

How China's squid fishing programme is squeezing its neighbours and creating global sea change
18 June, 2018
South China Morning Post
China has been accused of using its dominance of the world's supply of squid to provide low-quality seafood to other countries and intimidate their ...

Fishermen get good catch; but hit by diesel rate
18 June, 2018
The Hindu
More than 7,000 fishermen from Rameswaram, Mandapam and Pamban who had ventured into the Palk Bay on about 1,300 trawlers on Friday ...

China to put extra 25% import tariff on Alaska salmon, pollock, herring and groundfish starting July 6
18 June, 2018
SitNews
“The tariff will not just impact commercial fishermen but will also affect the more than 60,000 individuals who are employed by the state's fishing ...

Shrimp industry workers stage dharna seeking better wages
17 June, 2018
United News of India
Kakinada - Women workers owing allegiance to shrimp industry workers union affiliated to CITU have staged a dharna in front of the ...

Chinese tariffs worry Alaskan seafood distributors
17 June, 2018
KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Alaska's seafood distributors are still trying to assess the potential impacts of Chinese tariffs on US seafood exports, but they ...

Louisiana officials push for inspection fee on imported seafood
17 June, 2018
kpel965.com
Louisiana officials back an effort to impose a five to ten cent inspection fee on all imported seafood coming, in an effort to push back against lower ...

Lobster on China's list of retaliatory tariffs, and that's bad news for Maine
17 June, 2018
Press Herald
China's announcement could have major ramifications for the U.S. seafood industry and for the economy of Maine, which is home to most of the ...

Top award for Loch Fyne Oysters
17 June, 2018
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seafood producer Loch Fyne Oysters has celebrated its 40th year of trading by scooping the top prize in the 'Fish and Seafood' category of the ...

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
17 June, 2018
Chicago Tribune
China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods ...

Australis Aquaculture Achieves Four-Star BAP Barramundi
16 June, 2018
Markets Insider
TURNERS FALLS, Mass. - Australis Aquaculture announces today that its ocean farmed barramundi is now ...

Crayfish farming taking root in BC
16 June, 2018
Aquaculture North America
Project aims to start first commercial farming of Signal crayfish in Canada Zeljko Djuric reaches into the chilly 5˚C water and brings out a small pla...

Rising Demand of Seafood to Make Aquaculture Market Grow at 5.10% CAGR
16 June, 2018
theperfectinvestor.com
The global aquaculture market depicts the presence of a highly fragmented vendor landscape owing to numerous players operating in this sector, ...

Atlantic Capes invests in Skaginn 3X IQF tunnel freezer and slurry ice delivery system
16 June, 2018
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Leading scallop and surf clam producer, Atlantic Capes Fisheries (ACF) recently installed an IQF tunnel freezer as well as a slurry ice and delivery ...

2018 Seafood Expo Global broke attendance and exhibitor records
16 June, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
Diversified Communications, the producer of Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global, announced on Thursday, 14 June that its 2018 ...

CFIA's new food regulations miss the boat on seafood traceability
16 June, 2018
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The regulations do not address the need to stop seafood fraud or keep illegally caught seafood out of Canadian supply chains. “CFIA had the ...

SeaWeb Seafood Summit 2018 to kick off with Spanish fisheries advocate, includes trips to ...
16 June, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
SeaWeb Seafood Summit 2018 is kicking off in Barcelona, Spain on Monday, 18 June, and the agenda is as full of sustainability-focused events as ...

Province offering financial aid to oyster farmers
15 June, 2018
My Comox Valley Now
VICTORIA, B.C- The provincial government is giving some help to the oyster industry. According to a news release issued on Thursday, oyster farmers ...

Shrimp pass hard crabs as North Carolina's most lucrative seafood
15 June, 2018
Virginian-Pilot
Last year's shrimp value came in at $29.6 million, besting crabs by nearly $12 million. In 2016, the shrimp sold for $28.2 million, again beating crabs.

Roll-Royce signs largest ever fishing vessel contract
15 June, 2018
The MediTelegraph
The new trawler is a Rolls-Royce NVC 336 WP design arranged for pelagic trawl operation in the North Pacific waters catching wild Alaska Pollock ...

Climate Change May Spark Global 'Fish Wars'
15 June, 2018
National Geographic
Atlantic mackerel, a fatty schooling fish, for years has been caught by fleets in parts of Europe and sold around the world—where it gets pickled, grilled ...

Spanish trawler grounding, Norway
15 June, 2018
Maritime Bulletin (press release)
Trawler AROSA NUEVE ran aground at Hamna, northwest Tromso, Norway, at around 1930 UTC Jun 13, while passing Grotsundet Strait in southern ...

Research Shows Gaps in Aquaculture Industry Safety, Health
15 June, 2018
Occupational Health and Safety
Workers in the aquaculture industry—numbering an estimated 18 million—regularly work in "highly hazardous" conditions with high risk of workplace ...

Sea Harvest nets Viking Fishing Group
14 June, 2018
Business Day
Recently listed fishing group Sea Harvest said on Tuesday it had completed the takeover of trawling and operating group Viking Fishing, for an undisclosed amount.

Aquaculture 'benefits the planet' says UN chief
14 June, 2018
Fish Update
THE world is going through pronounced changes which will have implications for aquaculture businesses, the former UN secretary-general Ban ...

Faroe Islands Seek Russian Trade Deal on Fish Exports
14 June, 2018
The Moscow Times
The Faroe Islands are targeting a free trade deal with Moscow next year to cement their place as Russia's biggest foreign supplier of fish, a minister ...

Government decision fails cod again: Oceana Canada states 2018 catch levels go against scientific advice
14 June, 2018
Global News Wire
TORONTO - Today, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released its fishery management approach for Northern cod, allowing a catch level of up to 9,500 metric tonnes. This approach goes against scientific advice to reduce fishing pressure to the lowest possible level for the depleted stock.

AP Investigation: Sustainable seafood dealer sold fishy tale
14 June, 2018
myndnow.com
The U.S. seafood market is worth $17 billion annually, with imports making up more than 90 percent of that. Experts say one in five fish is caught ...

Iceland flights to bring fresh seafood
14 June, 2018
Pueblo Chieftain
Niceland Seafood, a Reykjavik, Iceland, startup, is locating its U.S. headquarters in Denver, where it will team with the Seattle Fish Co. to distribute the ...

Benchmark to raise £19m for investment in Chilean aquaculture genetics
13 June, 2018
Animal Pharm
UK-based aquaculture health firm Benchmark has signed an agreement to fund a Chilean breeding and genetics joint venture with Empresas ...

Seafood Auction
13 June, 2018
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — The Whaling City Seafood Display Auction handled 29,140pounds of fish on Friday. Specie;Weight;Price. Mixed Cod;120;$1.26.

Massive seafood exports cause for concerns, says conservationist
13 June, 2018
EyeWitness News
Save the Bays (STB) Chairman Joseph Darville berated Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Renward Wells for the increase in seafood exports from ...

Public hearings on proposed Bluefish management changes
12 June, 2018
Press of Atlantic City
Currently the allocation is 83 percent for recreational and 17 percent for commercial fisheries, but transfers from the recreational to commercial sector ...

Supermarket chain in Puerto Rico recalls raw seafood products     RECALL
12 June, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, U.S.A.-based supermarket chain Supermercado Selectos is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw and frozen ...

World Oceans Day and the Salmon Industry in Chile
12 June, 2018
Natural Resources Defense Council
The rise of Chile's commercial fishing began over two decades ago when export demand for salmon led to a rapid expansion of the open net fish ...

UAE announces new shark protection plan
12 June, 2018
gulfnews.com
Shark finning — the illegal cutting off of fins and returning sharks to the water still alive — in the UAE is illegal but commercial fishermen are allowed to ...

Report: Brexit could boost Scottish seafood economy by GBP 540 million or lead to GBP 85 million ...
12 June, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
The United Kingdom's departure from the EU could potentially spur Scotland's seafood industry to generate GBP 540 million (USD 721.7 million, EUR ...

Awat-Awat, Sundar able to become aquaculture hub of northern Sarawak – DCM
11 June, 2018
The Borneo Post
LAWAS: The Awat-Awat area and the larger Sundar Sub-District here have the potential to be developed as aquaculture zones. According to Deputy ...

Fisheries Dep't working with seafood exporters to meet sustainable fishing standards by 2020
11 June, 2018
Stabroek News
The Department of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture is working along with local seafood exporters to attain international certification under the ...

Kiên Giang to shift rice fields to aquaculture
10 June, 2018
Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – Kiên Giang Province, the country's largest rice producer, plans to shift 86,625ha of unproductive rice fields to aquaculture and cultivation ...

Local shrimpers voice their concerns about shrimp prices
10 June, 2018
KLFY
The main concern for those who attended the meeting is that foreign shrimp imports are coming in at a lower cost than local shrimp prices… and now ...

Measures sought to facilitate Vietnam's shrimp export to US
10 June, 2018
VietNamNet Bridge
According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), though shrimp export in the first four months grew by 13.8 percent ...

52-day trawling ban to begin in Kerala on Saturday
10 June, 2018
The Indian Awaaz
The annual monsoon trawling ban in Kerala will begin from tonight midnight. During the 52 day long ban period, mechanized boats and trawlers will ...

Nutreco invests in Indian aquaculture partnership
9 June, 2018
FeedNavigator.com
Nutreco has formed a joint venture with Mumbai-based West Coast Group to supply the growing Indian aquaculture market; the companies are to build ...

Philippines protests China seizure of Filipinos' fish catch
9 June, 2018
Washington Post
MANILA, Philippines — China's coast guard has continued to seize the catches of Filipino fishermen at a disputed shoal in the South China Sea ...

Sea Pact Celebrates World Oceans Day With Three New Aquaculture Projects
9 June, 2018
PerishableNews (press release)
Aquaculture now accounts for over 50% of seafood consumed globally, and advances in the management and governance of how aquaculture ...

Nutritional quality of fish and squid reduced by warm water events
9 June, 2018
Science Daily
Fish and squid captured by gannets were found to have significantly lower ratio of healthy oils to protein during warm water events (where sea surface ...

With New Kuskokwim King Salmon Data Released, Bering Sea Bycatch Restrictions Come Under ...
9 June, 2018
KYUK
It's scheduled to make a decision by Monday on how many king salmon can be caught incidentally by commercial fishing boats targeting pollock in the ...

Southland Aquaculture group looking into offshore aquaculture at conference in Norway
8 June, 2018
The Southland Times
After plans for marine farming at Port Pegasus on Stewart Island failed a Southland delegation is heading back to a global aquaculture summit in ...

Alaska seafood industry hopes to triple exports to China after trade mission
8 June, 2018
KTUU.com
SHANGHAI, China (KTUU) - Seafood is Alaska's largest commodity, and China is the state's largest trading partner. In 2017, the Alaska Office of ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program remains influential
8 June, 2018
News-Herald.com
Researchers there set the sustainable seafood standards for fishmongers and restaurants across the United States, even around the world.

Proposed Legislation Would Boost NC's Oyster Industry
8 June, 2018
WUNC
Currently, oyster aquaculture is a cottage industry. North Carolina residents can farm up to 10 acres of water. But a bill in the general assembly would ...

Shark fin and seahorse imports from Indonesia worth HK$420000 seized; two Hongkongers arrested
8 June, 2018
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong customs officers have arrested two company directors on suspicion of smuggling 360kg (794lbs) of dried shark fins and seahorses into the ...

Black Sea countries pledge to promote sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
8 June, 2018
The Sofia Globe
The European Commission and the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) secured on June 7 a 10-year pledge to rebuild the ...

Invasive Green Crabs Focus Of Seafood Summit In Portland
7 June, 2018
Maine Public
That's the focus of a seafood summit in Portland on Wednesday that is ... But the Green Crab Working Summit is bringing together seafood industry ...

FDA Program Regulating Imported Seafood Making Progress
7 June, 2018
KRGV
WESLACO – A program from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which regulated and tested imported seafood is making progress. The FDA ...

More Fish From Aquaculture Is Already Consumed In The World Than Caught
6 June, 2018
Maritime Herald
However, marine resources are limited and, in the future, aquaculture will have a fundamental role to guarantee the production of aquatic species.

Charleston chefs and markets will feel the pinch from delayed shrimp season
6 June, 2018
Charleston Post Courier
Acme Lowcountry Kitchen on the Isle of Palms can go through 350 to 500 pounds of shrimp a weekend at this time of year and easily 500 to 700 ...

New Film Reveals Extent of Ghana's Fishing Crisis
6 June, 2018
The Maritime Executive
A new film has been released on the crisis in Ghana's fisheries and the illegal practice of “saiko” – where industrial trawlers sell fish to local canoes at ...

Hundreds of shrimp processing workers to be laid off
6 June, 2018
Demerara Waves Online News Guyana
At least 17 trawlers owned by individuals and one company are faced with the grim possibility of docking their multi-million dollar vessels for several ...

Prices are up, but commercial salmon harvests and forecasts are down
6 June, 2018
KBBI
As a number of commercial salmon fisheries around the state kick off this week, the outlook for ex-vessel prices is looking good. Fishing economists ...

Smart Software Helps Fishermen Catch the Fish They Want, Not Endangered Species
6 June, 2018
Smithsonian
It's not just an issue of protecting endangered species, explains Gary Burke, a fisherman in California and a member of the Commercial Fishermen of ...

BFAR sets 3-month fishing ban in southern Mindanao
6 June, 2018
Inquirer.net
BFAR sets 3-month fishing ban in southern Mindanao ... Commercial fishing of pelagic fish like hard-tailed mackerel, round scad and purse-eyed scad ...

Fiji's Kawakawa fish down 70 percent over three decades
6 June, 2018
Radio New Zealand
The executive director of Change Pacific, Scott Radway, said a newly-introduced four month seasonal ban on fishing kawakawa was needed because ...

America's Largest Shellfish Farm Sells 36 Million Oysters Annually
5 June, 2018
Eater Seattle
It's difficult to imagine food in the Pacific Northwest without thinking of oysters. Five varieties are grown in the region — including the tiny, incomparable ...

St. John's to host giant aquaculture conference in 2020
5 June, 2018
The Telegram
St. John's will be the host of what is expected to be the largest aquaculture conference in Canadian history in 2020. The World Aquaculture Society ...

As potential trade wars loom, lawmakers step up to protect Maine lobster
5 June, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
This practice has positively impacted all commercial fishing in Maine, she said, and has left lasting impressions on the state's economy. “Trade and the ...

Geoduck to be the star of BC Seafood Expo
5 June, 2018
SeaWestNews
“It is a unique seafood choice that is increasing in demand in European markets including the UK, France, Holland and Italy,” said a spokesman for the ...

Salmon runs lackluster so far across Gulf of Alaska
4 June, 2018
Kenai Peninsula Online
The poor numbers have led to closures and cutbacks to sport and commercial fisheries. After a few weeks of nearly nonexistent king salmon returns to ...

American eel numbers, range declining
4 June, 2018
Sandusky Register
American eels are still occasionally encountered by fishermen using live bait in ... Some commercial fishermen in the Maumee Bay were documented ...

Alaska highlights China's importance as state's top trade partner
4 June, 2018
Xinhua
Among them, seafood is the biggest export item by far. "Seafood comprised almost 60 percent of that (Alaska's total exports to China), so almost 800 ...

Chinese government helps fishermen in Fujian Province relocate onshore
3 June, 2018
CGTN (press release)
We are pleased to see both the output and value of aquaculture has been on the rise every year. Secondly, our government provided financial support ...

MMEA detains two Vietnamese trawlers
3 June, 2018
The Malaysian Insight
THE Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained two Vietnamese Class C2 trawler boats bearing local registration numbers in the ...

Cambodia volunteers step up battle against illegal fishing
3 June, 2018
Nikkei Asian Review
The three trawlers are driven back into Vietnamese waters. The episode is a small but perhaps telling victory in a "war" against illegal fishing, which ...

California Senate Passes Bill to Reduce Bycatch
3 June, 2018
LIVEKINDLY
The California Senate just passed another pro-animal welfare bill, SB 1017, which would discourage the use of driftnets in the commercial fishing ...

Nordic Aquafarms to host panel on aquaculture and Maine seafood
2 June, 2018
PenBayPilot.com
Entitled Land-based Aquaculture and the Future of Maine's Sustainable Seafood Industry, the program will feature a panel of experts on aquaculture ...

Waycobah aquaculture operation nets $1 million ACOA contribution
2 June, 2018
Cape Breton Post
WAYCOBAH, N.S. — Waycobah's steelhead trout industry has received $1 million in funding from the federal Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency to ...

Asian companies show up in force at BC Seafood Expo
2 June, 2018
SeaWestNews
Asian nations are embracing marine aquaculture as the solution for depleting wild stocks and as a source of sustainable protein for its people.

Falklands' Loligo first season squid catch, the best in the last five years
2 June, 2018
MercoPress
The Falkland Islands' total catch of the loligo squid, or Falklands' calamari, in the first season of 2018 was 43,085 tons, which compares very favorably

Japan Coast Guard reinforces Sea of Japan fleet to ward off North Korean poachers
2 June, 2018
The Japan Times
“Japanese vessels head out for squid fishing in June. Our priority is to ensure safety,” Kenichi Ozaki of the Guard and Rescue Department told ...

Maine lawmakers to Trump: No taxes on China seafood imports
2 June, 2018
rocketcitynow.com
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Congressional members are urging President Donald Trump's administration not to place tariffs on seafood imports ...

Seafood Processing Job Fairs Draw Hundreds of Hopefuls
2 June, 2018
http://www.fishermensnews.com/
Seafood processing job fairs coordinated with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development are attracting dozens of hopefuls for labor ...

Scottish Secretary tours Stirling University's world-leading Institute of Aquaculture
1 June, 2018
GOV.UK
Scottish Secretary David Mundell met with academics at Stirling University and toured the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre to hear about their ...

Mekong clam farmers develop sustainable value chains
1 June, 2018
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
Clams are one of five key fishery products in the province besides tra fish, tiger prawns, blue-legged prawns and white-legged shrimp, Nguyen Van ...

Seafood exporters take a big hit as shrimp prices plunge by 20%
1 June, 2018
Business Standard
The Centre has been asked to initiate steps to trade with new markets in Russia, South Korea, and Australia to arrest further slump in prices. Exports to ...

Aquaculture UK in pictures
1 June, 2018
The Fish Site
With 2394 visitors, 190 exhibitors and a 50 percent increase in floor space, Aquaculture UK 2018 exceeded expectations, as this photo gallery reflects.

Federal court shuts down fish processor after years of problems
1 June, 2018
Food Safety News
Blanchet was the owner and president of Michel Cordon Bleu that processed and distributed fish or fishery products, including salmon, trout, and ...

Thousands of prawns released in Thừa Thiên-Huế
1 June, 2018
Viet Nam News
THỪA THIÊN- HUẾ — As many as 2,000 giant tiger prawns have been released into waters off central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province in an attempt to help ...

Thursday, May 31, fish prices from Peterhead market
31 May, 2018
Fish Update
Witches £1.00 – £2.00. Ling £1.25 – £2.00. Squid. Boats which landed were Forever Faithful , Leanne , Rewown Searcher , Boy John , Rosebloom

Aquaculture UK deemed an overwhelming success
31 May, 2018
The Fish Site
Following their biggest ever presence at Aquaculture UK, Gael Force Group has declared last week's Aviemore exhibition as being hugely successful.

Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards and guarantee recovery ...
31 May, 2018
World Fishing & Aquaculture
The period 26th May to 24th June marks the season when purse seiners are allowed to fish for bluefin tuna, and the European Commission has ...

Sea the future at Seafood Expo workshops
31 May, 2018
SeaWestNews
Fisheries experts will gather at the BC Seafood Expo on Vancouver Island next month to gain a better understanding of the local marine environment ...

Seafood Auction
31 May, 2018
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — The Whaling City Seafood Display Auction handled 22,734 pounds of fish yesterday. SPECIES POUNDS PRICE. Large Cod;10; ...

RI Seafood Company: New MA Offshore Wind Farm Could Jeopardize Squid Fishery
30 May, 2018
Rhode Island Public Radio
(Vineyard Wind) will need to put concrete mattresses over the cable, which will mean that squid vessels will not be able to tow their nets in that area ...

Norway to stage fish welfare conference
30 May, 2018
Fish Update
SEAFOOD Norway, the business group which represents the country's aquaculture and fishing companies, is organising a major conference next ...

Southeast Asia's seafood market being reshaped by Chinese tourists
30 May, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
Chinese travelers looking for an inexpensive, seafood-focused vacation are settling on Thailand in larger and larger numbers. Thailand's Tourism ...

Shrimp daily limit to increase in Marine Area 6; non-spot shrimping to reopen in several Puget ...
30 May, 2018
Access Washington
Marine Area 6: The daily bag limit is increasing to 120 shrimp for all species (including spot shrimp) in Marine Area 6 beginning on June 1, 2018.

UAE's only shrimp farm casts a wide net
30 May, 2018
Khaleej Times
Nestled in Bal Rumaid Island, a few minutes from Reem Island, it is the only shrimp farm in the country. Al Jaraf Fisheries of PAL Group of Companies ...

Trident works to bring wild Alaska seafood direct to Chinese consumers
30 May, 2018
KTOO
There's a lot of Alaska-born seafood in China. Walk into any McDonalds and pick up a fish sandwich and it's all wild Alaska pollock. Trident Seafoods ...

Fish and crocodile farmers say a new bill intended to develop their sector will destroy it
29 May, 2018
Business Insider South Africa
Members of the aquaculture industry are up in arms about the government's proposed new Aquaculture Development Bill (ADB) which is to be tabled ...

Conservation deal halts commercial salmon fishing in Greenland for 12 years
29 May, 2018
CTV News
FREDERICTON -- A deal has been reached that will halt commercial salmon fishing in Greenland and the Faroe Islands for the next 12 years to allow ...

Norway's salmon biomass rose 5 pct yr/yr in April -Seafood Norway
29 May, 2018
The Business Times
[OSLO] The volume of salmon in cages at Norwegian fish farms, as measured by weight, rose by 5 percent year-on-year in April, industry lobby group ...

Beatings, Mutiny, Indifference in Taiwan's Seafood Industry
29 May, 2018
The Maritime Executive
There is high probability that seafood harvested in operations involving human rights abuses is making its way on to dinner plates in Asia, Europe and ...

Monday, May 28, fish prices from Peterhead
28 May, 2018
Fish Update
Hake £1.10 – £3.30. Witches 50p – £1.80. Ling £1.25 – £2.10. Squid £4.00 – £6.00. Boats which landed were Tranquility , Kjelsvik , Celestial Dawn ,

Vietnam dominates Canada's shrimp market
28 May, 2018
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
Consumers in Canada increasingly prefer processed seafood, especially processed and frozen shrimps, due to their high usability. Shrimp dishes are ...

Trawler owners haul up nets ahead of 61-day fishing ban
28 May, 2018
Times of India
COLVA: On May 31, as the clock strikes midnight the 61-day fishing ban will be enforced along Goa's 105km coastline. More than 1,500 trawlers will

Indian Market Traders Caught Injecting Chemicals In Prawns To Make Them Look Healthy & Fresh
28 May, 2018
India Times
Everyone's harping about organic fruits and vegetables, but as everyday consumers, we have never felt the need to turn to exotic homegrown and ...

EU tops market for Vietnam's shrimp exports
27 May, 2018
Nhan Dan newspaper
NDO/VNA – The European Union (EU) market was the largest export market of Vietnamese shrimp in the first quarter of this year, according to Vietnam ...

Commercial fishermen support cuts in Chinook catches
27 May, 2018
News1130
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The commercial fishing industry in BC is supporting a move to shut down the Chinook salmon fishery in parts of the ...

Japan to allow more firms to enter aquaculture biz
26 May, 2018
The Japan News
Aquaculture is regarded as a key to attracting newcomers to the fishing industry. The agency aims to promote investment and the use of cutting-edge ...

Falkland Islands fisheries review recommends ITQs for Illex squid
26 May, 2018
MercoPress
Moving the Illex fishery into the ITQ system and improved catch verification requirements are among the recommendations made by an independent ...

Young's introduces new premium products, including Argentinian red shrimp
26 May, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
The new Gastro Jumbo Beer Battered Argentinian Red Shrimp, which comes with 220 grams of the value-added product, features wild-caught ...

Tanzania: Report - Tanzania Trails E. African Peers in Aquaculture
26 May, 2018
AllAfrica.com
Arusha — Despite having large water bodies compared to her neighbours, Tanzania is far behind Kenya and Uganda in aquaculture, now seen to ...

More funding for fishing and aquaculture
26 May, 2018
Shetland News
MORE than ten fishing and aquaculture projects in Shetland have received funding totalling over £2.5 million from the latest round of the EU-led ...

Lund's Fisheries now offers MSC-certified Loligo Squid to our Domestic and Export Customers
25 May, 2018
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CAPE MAY, N.J. - Lund's Fisheries is pleased to announce that its Northeastern longfin (Loligo) squid fishery is ...

Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards: winners announced
25 May, 2018
The Fish Site
The winners of the new Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards were announced last night in front of 600-strong capacity crowd at the Aquaculture UK ...

North Carolina commission approves shrimp trawl measures aimed to reduce bycatch
25 May, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
The commission approved by unanimous vote, at its 17 May hearing, to mandate that shrimp trawls, where more than 90 feet of headrope is allowed, ...

Anticipation grows for start of 2018 shrimp season
25 May, 2018
WLOX
Conditions have to be right before shrimpers head out to drop their nets. The Gulf Coast shrimp fleet is in harbor waiting for the start of the 2018 shrimp ...

Vard to build fishing vessel for Norwegian trawler company
25 May, 2018
The Business Times
SHIPBUILDER Vard Holdings has clinched a contract for the design and construction of a stern fishing trawler for Nergård Havfiske AS in Norway, for ...

First Squid Fishery in the World Certified as Sustainable
24 May, 2018
GlobeNewswire (press release)
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Northeastern Longfin Inshore Squid fishery in the Northwest Atlantic is the first squid ...

Vietnam's shrimp export goal faces imminent failure as farmers close ponds
24 May, 2018
VnExpress International
Vietnam's goal of exporting $10 billion worth of shrimp in 2025 is facing a grim future as farmers are closing ponds after consecutive losses, local ...

Fight over America's Finest vessel part of bigger processor battle
24 May, 2018
Alaskajournal.com
Two 40-year-old factory trawlers owned by Fisherman's Finest, the American No. 1 and U.S. Intrepid, are seen in Captains Bay at Dutch Harbor this ...

Farmers yet to recover from EU decision on prawns
24 May, 2018
The Hindu
With the European Union returning 15 containers of prawns from Andhra Pradesh after finding pesticide residues in them, the taskforce committee has ...

Jagan promises MSP for aquaculture products
24 May, 2018
The Hindu
YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday promised minimum support price (MSP) for aquaculture products.

Members Of Commercial Fishing Industry Oppose Proposed Changes To Herring Fishery
24 May, 2018
Rhode Island Public Radio
Commercial fishing companies are against proposed changes to the ... The New England Fisheries Management Council wants to establish a new

Grim warning for lobster, clam fisheries
24 May, 2018
Times Record
Overall, the research predicts hundreds of species will shift northward, further disrupting some of the nation's most important commercial fisheries. In ...

Giant river prawns recover after long decline
24 May, 2018
Viet Nam News
MEKONG DELTA — After a long period of decline, the last two years have seen an increase in output of giant river prawns in the Mekong Delta.

MPEDA conducts open pond culture of seabass for the first time in the country
23 May, 2018
Economic Times
It was done at the demonstration farm of Rajiv Gandhi Centre of Aquaculture (RGCA), the research & development arm of the MPEDA, at Karaikal in ...

The renaissance of Northern Ireland's forgotten 'seafood'
23 May, 2018
BBC News
For more than 1,000 years, a rare reddish-purple seaweed known as dulse has fed coastal communities in Northern Ireland. Now, it's making waves ...

Expo to explore First Nations opportunities in seafood value chain
23 May, 2018
SeaWestNews
The BC Seafood Expo next month will examine business opportunities for First Nations communities along the entire aquaculture and fisheries value ...

Nofima and Calysta to test salmon diets with fishmeal substitute
22 May, 2018
FeedNavigator.com
Calysta announced the trials and a partnership with the Norwegian aquaculture research company Nofima last week. The US company's protein feed ...

Federal carbon tax could 'degrade' Canadian fishing industry's competitiveness, says memo
22 May, 2018
National Post
The commercial fishing sector would be hardest hit, it finds, as fuel costs ... To date, the fishing industry in British Columbia has not raised the carbon ...

Maine lobster industry fears retaliation if China seafood tariff is enacted
22 May, 2018
Press Herald
ROCKPORT — Maine lobster dealers are among a group of U.S. seafood exporters asking federal authorities to keep its industry out of the brewing ...

Export of squid, octopus to Russia increase dramatically
22 May, 2018
Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Export of squid and octopus to Russia has increased sharply since early this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood ...

From camels to catfish, Algeria boosts fish farming in the Sahara desert
21 May, 2018
Reuters
The center, a joint venture between Korea and Algeria, is importing shrimp larvae from Florida, but that is costly and the quantity is limited, said Kashi ...

Eels Break Records in Maine, Where They Sell for Big Money
21 May, 2018
U.S. News & World Report
America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving ...

Maine Takes a Lesson from Japan in Scallop Farming
20 May, 2018
The Daily Meal
Photo courtesy of Christen Graham. Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) in Brunswick, Maine recently purchased three scallop aquaculture machines to test ...

NOAA reopens federal waters to shrimping off Georgia
20 May, 2018
WCTV
ATLANTA (AP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says shrimpers can go after white, brown and pink shrimp in federal waters off ...

Hunt Is on for Tagged Lobsters That Double as Raffle Tickets
20 May, 2018
U.S. News & World Report
The tags are part of a data collection program being conducted from May to November by the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation and the ...

 

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