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Judge Orders Ban on Some Mexican Seafood Imports Over Threatened Vaquita Population

noaa photoSEAFOODNEWS.COM [San Diego Union Tribune] by Rosanna Xia - July 27, 2018

To protect one of the most endangered species in the world, an international trade court judge ordered the Trump administration Thursday to ban all seafood harvested with gill nets in Mexico's northern Gulf of California - a bold move with significant political and economic consequences.

The order to save the vaquita porpoise, nicknamed "panda of the sea" for its chubby frame and black-ringed eyes, comes despite arguments from the U.S. government that a ban...

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ANALYSIS: Farmed Salmon Going Through Dramatic Market Correction After Mother's Day

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Janice Schreiber - June 8, 2018

After a 9-week rally through Mother’s Day, the farmed salmon complex is going through a somewhat dramatic market correction.

Over the past 3-4 weeks, the market has been weakening across the farmed salmon complex; all origins – Canada, Chile, and Europe – have been adjusting lower, some rather significantly.

The fresh Canadian West Coast 10-12 whole fish market has seen a $0.80 drop in price, which is a 18.6 percent change in the last four weeks ...



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Alaska Sen. Sullivan Schedules Next Magnuson-Stevens Hearing for Sept. 12

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - September 8, 2017

Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, is continuing his series of hearings regarding reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, with another one scheduled for next week in Washington, D.C.

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation member Sullivan, chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, will convene the hearing, “Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes and Challenges” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Room 253 of ...

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European Wholefish Imports Up Over 90% Year-To-Date From Norway and Scotland 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Janice Schreiber - March 6, 2018

European wholefish imports up over 90% year-to-date from Norway and Scotland. One of the themes in the fresh wholefish category for 2017 was the increase in imports from Europe. Norway ended the year with a 97.7 percent increase year-to-date and...

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Hema Expands Fresh Retail/Restaurant Concept in China Merchandising Online Seafood; Plans 50 Stores in Chengdu 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Sichuan] translated by Amy Zhong - August 24, 2017.

The Hema store in Shanghai attracted a lot of public attention last month with the arrival of Jack Ma, a renowned businessman in China and founder of Alibaba. After his tour around the store, Ma enjoyed fresh food such as crayfish, king crab and lobsters, which were cooked in the store.

According to some sources, Hema is wholly invested by Alibaba and is trying a new retailing mode. It serves as a supermarket that provides various fresh food and also a restaurant where consumers can have their selected ...

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