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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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In early February, the Canadian Federal Court overturned a Fisheries and Oceans Canada policy that allowed aquaculture companies to transfer juvenile Atlantic salmon into open-net pens without testing them for a virus that could spread to B.C.’s wild chinook populations.

According to press reports and a Feb. 5 story in the Campbell River Mirror, Justice Cecily Strickland ruled that transferring the fish without screening them for piscine orthoreovirus, or PRV, “perpetuates a state of wilful blindness on the part of the...

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