Tue. Dec 11 2018

Russia Tightens its Trade Relationship with Hunchun as Chief Chinese Port of Entry for Live Crab  

8 Maine Fishermen’s Organizations Urge Incoming Governor to Keep Current DMR Commissioner Keliher

Alaska State Cod Winter/Spring TAC Near 8 Million Pounds After Reallocation from Bering Sea  

NPFMC Adopts Groundbreaking Ecosystem Management Plan for Bering Sea

John Henderschedt to Leave NOAA’s International Division for Former Company Phoenix PLP

Over 250 Retailers and Restaurant Companies Send Letter to Congress About QIP Correction

Poke One of Grubhub's Top Foods of 2018

Canadian Government Announces Aquaculture Management Initiatives  

Captain D’s Debuts New Restaurant Prototype in Louisiana

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, December 11

Mon. Dec 10 2018

2019 Pollock TACs Up in Bering Sea, Down in GOA, Cod TACs Down in Both Regions

Shrimp Continues to Pour into the US, With Another Record Year for Imports Likely  

West Coast States Delay Dungeness Crab Season — Again  

Russia Says Six Pollock Factories Will Aim to Push Chinese Pollock from EU in 2020  

'Boston' Lobsters Again Shine in China's Singles Day Sales Last Month  

LISTEN: Seafood Retail Features Analysis; 2019-20 Scallop Plan; Thai Union's Lobster Lab and More  

Total FDA Refusals Decrease Slightly in November 2018  

Japan Passes Most Significant Fisheries Reform in 70 Years, Incorporating Changes Pushed by EDF

Retailers Continue the Rush to Beat Tariffs in October

Norway Reports 10% Growth in Export Value for Salmon, Increase in Cod Exports in November  

UMass Dartmouth Continues Video Surveys on Georges Bank with Industry Support  

Creating Transit Lanes for Fishing Vessels in Northeast Wind Energy Areas Still a Work in Progress

Phibro Acquires Israeli Developer of Vaccines for Aquaculture Market  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, December 10

Fri. Dec 7 2018

INTERVIEW: Bright Future Ahead for Ecuador's Shrimp Feed Sector  

DFO Responds to Criticisms of its Snow Crab Approach: Says Paper Needed to Have a Discussion  

Nielsen Says Health Message in Seafood Resonates During Holidays and Beyond

NOAA Report Says North Atlantic Right Whale Entanglements Lower, But Problems Still Remain

VIDEO: China Trade War; Chris Maze Joins Pescanova; Canadian Food Price Report; 2019-20 Scallop Plan

Climate Change Will Clobber Alaska; Climate Policy Pulled by New Governor

Animals Burned in California Camp Fire Being Treated with Tilapia Skin  

Indian Shrimp Exporter Nekkanti Clarifies Decision to Pull Back IPO Offering

Canadian Government Investing in 8 New Search and Rescue Lifeboats for Coast Guard

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, December 7

Thu. Dec 6 2018

Glacier Fish Founder Erik Breivik Dies in Seattle

NE Council Finalizes 2019-20 Scallop Plan, Landings Will be 60 Million lbs or Higher  

Thai Union Opens 'Lobster Lab', New Restaurant Concept Inside Alibaba's Shanghai Hema Store [PHOTOS]

Final Numbers for China Fisheries Show: Traffic up 13%, Exhibit Space up 22% as China Market Grows

Funding Okayed for Redfish Fishery Development off West Coast of Newfoundland

Bristol Bay Fish Expo Planning Underway in Naknek

Icewater Receives Atlantic Fisheries Fund Loan for World Class Ice and Cold Chain Upgrades

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, December 6

Wed. Dec 5 2018

Canadian Government Launches $40 Million Seafood Marketing Effort

ANALYSIS: Will Retail Features Keep Increasing Heading into the Holiday Season?  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, December 5

Hy-Vee Partners with Seafood Suppliers To Address IUU Fishing  

Use of Autofeeders is Dramatically Increasing Shrimp Growth, say Researchers  

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance Launches National Youth Council

Cermaq Reports That Young Salmon Benefit from Exercise

As Expected, NE Council Votes for Whiting to Remain an Open Access Fishery for License Holders

New Bedford Wails as Council Votes 12-4 on Least Restrictive Surf Clam Habitat Motion  

Open Blue Launches Social Media Campaign to Raise Money for SeaShare in December

BioMar Increasing Capacity At Ecuador Shrimp Feed Factory  

Chris Maze Appointed CEO of Pescanova USA, Returns to Roots with Spanish Companies

Alaska Fishing Updates for December 2018  

Tue. Dec 4 2018

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, December 4

Omega Protein’s Menhaden Fishery Passes MSC Assessment; Public Comment Period Initiated

Stavis Seafoods Hires New VP of Operations and Director of Quality

Chris Maze Steps Down as CEO of East Coast Seafoods, Replaced by Brad Hudson

Canadian Food Price Report Predicts Seafood Prices to Potentially Fall in 2019

SeaPak Pushing New On-The-Go Shrimp Cocktail During Busy Holiday Season  

Captain D’s Opens 16th Texas Location with Several Other Locations in Development

Avanti Feeds Suffers Reverses Due to Low Shrimp Prices, 20% Drop in Output  

NOAA Announces Another Buyout for Southeast Alaska Purse Seiners to Remove an Additional 36 Licenses  

Royal Greenland / Quin-Sea buys Woodman's Newfoundland Crab Plant to Enter Live Lobster Business  

Robots, Engineered Bacteria, Portable PSP Test Kit Win OTIS Contest

Russia Plans New 'Arctic Cluster' to Support Fisheries in Arkhangelsk Region, Barents Sea

North Pacific Council to Reveal Catch Allocations This Week; Pollock to Increase, Cod is Uncertain  

Commercial Dungeness Crab Season to Open in Sonoma County; Northern Area Remains Delayed  

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Southeast Alaska Longliners Become Bathymetric Cartographers to Avoid Bycatch

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Peggy Parker - March 9, 2018

A desire by Southeast Alaska longliners to avoid rockfish bycatch in 2009 evolved into a high-tech effort to collect bathymetric data for use in detailed seafloor maps. The maps would ultimately help fishermen avoid bycatch and sensitive habitats like coral and sponge areas. Next week, these detailed and data-rich maps will be available to the fishermen who helped make them. 

For the last decade, members of the Fisheries Conservation Network (FCN) used scanning software to map ...

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