Thu. May 23 2019

New Group Opening Former National Fish Plant in Gloucester, Will Work to Restart Matlaw’s Clam Brand


Russia Plans to Increase its Pelagic Fishing Operations This Year  


Sea Delight Acquires Bonamar's Brands and Trademarks  


Seattle Port Would Sink Without Alaska's Fisheries


China Contributes to Clearwater’s Higher Profits in the First Quarter This Year  


Salmon Abundance Declines in North Pacific, Catches Near All-Time Highs  


Sanford CEO Volker Kuntzsch Says Interim Results Satisfactory, Despite Challenges of Past Year


Trident Accepts FABI Award at National Restaurant Association Show for 10g Protein Noodles  


Egigik Salmon Cannery Santaska, Formerly Wards Cove, Now For Sale


FDA Launches Menu Labeling Social Media Toolkit


Georgia DNR Set to Open Shrimp Season, Close Oyster Harvest  


Canadian Government Providing Emergency Financial Assistance to Fish Harvesters Affected by Ice


Canada Partners with Global Fishing Watch to Continue Fight Against IUU Fishing


Captain D's Finds Exclusive Beverage Provider in PepsiCola


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, May 23


Wed. May 22 2019

ANALYSIS: Chinese Tariff's Impact on Red Swimming Crab Meat Market  


New Trawl Gear Delivering Higher Quality Catch is Approved in New Zealand


Consolidated Catfish to Take Over SouthFresh Alabama Plant, Keep it Operating  


MLMC Launches New Content Hub to Support Maine Lobster Distributors and Retailers  


South African Fisheries Scientist Awarded Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun  


UFA Hires Scott Kelley, Former ADF&G CommFish Director, as Executive Administrator


China: LDC-Haid JV Starts Work on Tianjin Aqua Feed Mill


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, May 22


Tue. May 21 2019

Newfoundland Crab Price Panel Lowers Price to $4.90 After Processors Appeal for Reconsideration  


Adak Groups, NOAA, and Secretary of Commerce Ross Appeal Decision to Rescind Amendment 113


Mary B II Hearing on Capsizing Incident Wraps Up in Newport, Oregon  


AAP Report Gives Pediatricians Data on Benefits of Increased Fish Consumption for Children


Oregon Shrimpers May Look to State for Oversight as Partial Strike Continues  


How AquaMaof is Setting Up Aquaculture Companies for Success


Shrimp Featured in Meal Kit Company Blue Apron's First Grilling Box  


Captain D's Opens 26th Restaurant in North Carolina


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, May 21


Mon. May 20 2019

The Winding Glass: Is the Seafood Industry Awash in Corruption?   


LISTEN: Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuit Obsessed; Dolphin-Safe Tuna Suit; and More!  


Copper River Opener Sees Encouraging Start to 2019 Run


Russian Fish Harvests Level Off, Decrease After Years of Consecutive Growth  


Anchorage Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BBRSDA’s Anti-Pebble Activities


Rising Demand, Unstable Supply Force China to Start Processing More Basa  


First Wild Copper River Salmon Delivered to Seattle by Alaska Air Cargo  


Shenzhen Customs Seizes 732 kg of Smuggled Geoducks from the U.S.  


VIDEO: Urner Barry Staff Taste Test Vinalhaven Smoked Lobster  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, May 20


Fri. May 17 2019

Vietnam Takes Advantage of U.S.-China Trade War  


Alaskans Enjoy the Journey of the First Copper River Salmon of the Year  


VIDEO: Cheddar Bay Biscuits; DFO Closes Fishing Areas; Consumers Sue Canned Tuna Companies  


Frankenfish Name Embraced by Makers, Updates


Trident Seafoods' Dan Murphy Joins Seafood Nutrition Partnership's Board of Directors


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, May 17


New Season of "Chef's A' Field: Good Catch" to Feature Sustainable Seafood   


Captain D's Reopens Corporate-Owned Tennessee Location A Little Over Year After Fire


Fisheries Debate Over Marine Parks Heats Up On Eve of Australia’s General Election


Thu. May 16 2019

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, May 16


DFO Temporarily Closes Fishing Areas Due to Presence of North Atlantic Right Whales  


Bipartisan Group in Senate Introduce Bill to Restore Funding to Fishing Safety Training Grants


U.S. Department of Transportation Suspends Air Service to and from Venezuela  


Economic Reports Show Seafood, Transportation Industries Contribute Billions to Northwest Economy


Legal Seafoods, Lobster Gram Named 'Best of 2019' By TopConsumerReviews.com


Florida Stone Crabbers Experienced Crustacean Frustration This Season. They Say Red Tide is to Blame  


Benchmark's New Land-Based Salmon Egg Production Facility to Open Next Week  


Alaska’s Bear-Viewing Industry Threatened by Pebble Mine


Seven Seas International USA Recalls Biltmore Smoked Salmon Due to Possible Health Risk  


Crab House Trading Corp. Recalls Over 36,000 Pounds of Frozen Siluriformes Products  


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China Prosecutes 11 People for Smuggling Mexican Totoaba Fish Swim Bladders Worth $119 Million

Chinese authorities have prosecuted 11 people for smuggling $119 million worth of Mexican totoaba fish swim bladders, one of the country's biggest busts related to the trafficking of an endangered species used in traditional medicine.

Mexico has urged China for years to crack down on totoaba smuggling over fears that illegal fishing operations in the Gulf of California are also killing off the world's smallest porpoise, the near-extinct vaquita marina.

The Jiangmen city procuratorate in southern Guangdong province said the...

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