Thu. Oct 1 2020

ANALYSIS: Demand Picks Up for Larger Grades of Blue Swimming Crab Meat  

Restaurant Industry Awaiting Next Round of Aid; Could Receive $120 Billion Through HEROES Act

Albertsons Highlights Traceability Project with FishWise, Fishermen for National Seafood Month

Shiok Meats Announces $12.6 Million Series A Funding Round  

US Foods Shares 2019 CSR Report, Achieve Milestone for Harbor Banks Seafood Portfolio

Queensland Overhauling Fisheries Regulations to Boost Economy Post-COVID

Blumar Makes Supply Donation to COVID-19 Patients at Chilean Hospital

Fortune Fish & Gourmet Hire The Fish Guys Sales Vet Timothy MacDonald

Japanese Environment Ministry to Designate Four Marine Protected Areas for the First Time

Virgil Group Only International Company to Win Canada-based Ocean Startup Challenge

Weekly Unemployment Claims Decrease as Slow Recovery Continues

Wed. Sep 30 2020

Slade Gorton CEO Kim Gorton Testifies at House Committee on Small Business Hearing   

WA Sen. Cantwell Supports Bill to Block Pebble Mine, Alaska State Pols Return Pebble Money  

Salmon Facing Harsh Market in China  

Yes, Amazon is Offering a Discount on Shrimp During Prime Day  

Oregon Rep. Bonamici Requests Virtual Community Meeting To Address Pacific Seafood COVID Outbreak

Russia Experiences Boom of Pollock Consumption

Halibut Survey Called a “Resounding Success”  

Study to Dive Into Impact of COVID-19 On UK Seafood Industry

Fishing Industry Pens Letter Pushing for Improvements to the OFFSHORE Act

New England Fishery Management Council Reelects Chair, Vice Chair and Adds Pair of Members

Thai Union Invests in Four Food Tech Companies Through Venture Fund

Wild Alaskan Company Now Offering Alaskan Snow Crab Legs For Members  

Seafarers UK Releases Report Highlighting Financial Struggles of Country’s Coastal Fishermen

Tim Ørting Jørgensen Joins Sysco as Executive VP & President, Foodservice Operations – International

Despite Virus, Bering Sea Research — On High Seas and in Computer Labs — Continues in 2020 Summary Wednesday, September 30

Tue. Sep 29 2020

Atlantic Sapphire Concludes First Land-based Fish Harvest in U.S.

SeafoodNews Podcast: The Pebble Tapes, Trump's Surprise Bumble Bee Tuna Mention and More  

Mystery: Foreign Marine Debris on Bering Strait Beaches Focus of NOAA’s ORR

Nation’s Fishery Councils Recommend Ways to Support American Seafood, Improve Coordination with NMFS

Cooke Confirms Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus at Cold Ocean Salmon Grip Cove Farm Site

Fishermen Groups Concerned About At-Sea Monitoring Expansion

Louisiana Governor Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Fisheries Impacted by Hurricane Laura  

Alaska Senate Fisheries Debate Calls for Questions

Startup Develops Plastic-free, Fully Compostable Packaging Made from Sugarcane

Red Lobster Introduces New Daily Deals to Lure Dine-In Customers  

Japan Fisheries Association to Host Ecolabel Workshop at the Seafood Show Tokyo

Japan Fisheries Association to Host Ecolabel Workshop at the Seafood Show Tokyo

Carthage Crabs Enters Joint Venture With Azzure Mar Seafood Products To Expand Line in US Market  

The Hartman Group's Shelley Balanko on Consumer Buying Trends in a Pandemic

Holland Fisheries Event Launches Online Exhibition After Cancelling October Show Due to COVID-19 Summary Tuesday, September 29

Mon. Sep 28 2020

As Climate Change Threatens Maine Fisheries, It’s Not All Bad News for Oysters  

Pacific Seafood Outbreak Update: Company Confirms 94 Current Positive COVID Cases

Bundrant Lauds Departing Senior Executives as Trident Begins ‘Transition’

Court Rejects Pacific Choice Appeal on Non-Whiting Groundfish Quota Holdings  

China Closes its Door to Fewer Shrimp in August  

JAPAN: Retailers Experience Strong Seafood Sales in August  

AQUAA Act Aims to Establish Nationwide Standards for Offshore Aquaculture

Japan’s 2019 Surimi Products Production Lowest in 50 Years  

Leading Russian Fish Producers Looking for Ways to Boost Their Exports This Year  

Norwegian Seafood Council to Showcase Sustainable Fisheries at Seafood Show Tokyo

NOAA Extends Vessel Slow Speed Zone South of Nantucket to Protect Right Whales Summary Monday, September 28

Fri. Sep 25 2020

ANALYSIS: Hard Shell Lobster Inventory Low Throughout Industry  

REPORT: "Major Outbreak" of COVID-19 at Pacific Seafood's Warrenton Plant

Chinese Health Authorities in Qingdao Claim to Have Found Traces of Coronavirus on Imported Seafood  

Dungeness Crab Makes Oregon's List of Top 20 Agriculture Commodities  

Alaska Fishing Updates for September/October  

Seafood Show Tokyo Implements Coronavirus Safety Measures

U.S. Restaurant Dollar and Traffic Declines Ease in August as Consumers Gain Comfort in Dining Out

Fast Response Cutter Arrives on Guam, Named For First Woman to Enlist in Coast Guard, 102 Years Ago Summary Friday, September 25

Marel, Fusion Marine Technology Announce New Partnership

Marel, Fusion Marine Technology Announce New Partnership

Governor General's Throne Speech Commits to Blue Economy Development

Genova Premium Tuna, King Oscar partner With Chef Marcus Samuelsson and James Beard Foundation

Seafood Dealers Allowed Delayed Reporting in Some Areas Due to Hurricane Sally

Thu. Sep 24 2020

Pebble Opponents Ask for Halt to Mine, Some Want Lasting Protection for Alaska’s “National Treasure” Summary Thursday, September 24

Collier Out, Shively Back In as Pebble CEO to “Advance Through Regulatory Process”

World's First ASC-MSC Certified Seaweed Products Go on Sale in Korea  

Cermaq iFarm Project Reaches Big Milestone With First Smolt Transfer

Russian Federation Lifts Restrictions on Imports From Chile's Ventisqueros

FDA, European Commission Take Steps to Resume Shellfish Trade for the First Time in 10 Years  

U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defense Force Seize More Than 12,000 lbs. of IUU Fishing Catch

Agricultural Consultant Michelle Klieger Breaks Down the Needs and Wants of Today's Consumer

JAPAN: Laboratory Grown Octopus Reaches 500 Grams in Six Months  

RRPK Has No Concerns Regarding Expulsion From Association of Pollock Producers  

Alaska's Salmon are Getting Smaller  

Consumers Itching for Night Out but Restaurants Limited with Winter Weather on the Horizon

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Review Finds 99.5 Percent of Atlantic Menhaden Year Class Stay in Water to Serve Ecological Role

review conducted by Dr. Steve Cadrin of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth found that the Atlantic menhaden fishery leaves 99.5 percent of menhaden year class in the water to serve as forage.

Cadrin’s findings are another indication that menhaden is a healthy and sustainable resource, according to the Science Center for Marine Fisheries (SCEMFIS).

“Determining whether or not menhaden is fulfilling its role in the ecosystem has been at the heart of recent debates around menhaden management,” said Dr. Cadrin...

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