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Monday, July 28, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Shaping Alaska's Fisheries
US - Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska. While the outcomes might get mixed rants and reviews, no one is ever...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Lousiana Reports Good Shrimp Landings for June
US - Last week, NOAA released landing volumes for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico in the month of June. The data shows a decent June harvest in the state of...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
What Are the Sockeye Salmon Buyers Waiting for?
US - As the sockeye salmon approach the Frazer river, its anticipated a-typical run is causing pricing uncertainty, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Virginia Oyster Harvests Continue to Climb
US - Virginia’s oyster harvest has jumped another 25 per cent last year, surging past 500,000 bushels, the most in nearly a generation....
Monday, July 21, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Bristol Bay Reds Catch 11 Million More Than Projected
US - It came as no surprise when the first price postings last week tanked for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon to $1.20/lb, with an extra 15 cents for chilled fish. That...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Further Shrimp Price Increases to Impact US East and West Coast Markets
US - Rob Reierson provides an update on the East and West coast shrimp market in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 14 July....
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
What is Causing High Prices for Shrimp?
US - After years of depressed and declining prices, the US market for shrimp has been on the uptick since 2010. For the US shrimp industry, this has meant increases...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Glaciers May be Intensifying Acidity in Prince William Sound
US - Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas
US - NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from nine to 200 nautical miles off Texas will open to shrimp trawling at 30 minutes after official sunset, local time,...
Chinese Catfish Market Looking Strong
US - Prince William Sound pink salmon fishery is well underway with large returns expected and the Chinese catfish market is looking strong, reports Rob Reierson...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Huge Surge of Sockeyes at Bristol Bay
US - With salmon fisheries going on every summer all across Alaska, you might wonder why so much attention is focused on Bristol Bay. The answer can be summed up...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Bell Aquaculture Launches Aquafeed Mill in Indiana
US – Bell Aquaculture has officially opened the Bell Farms Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Tradex Foods: A Poor Season for Sockeye Salmon
US - Prices for Pacific Cod are up over 30 per cent higher than prices this time last year, whereas prices for Pacific Cod on the East Coast USA have stayed relatively...
Monday, June 30, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Biggest Sockeye Salmon Run to Surge into Bristol Bay
US - Salmon takes center stage in Alaska every summer, but many more fisheries also are going on all across the state....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Fish Oil Market to Reach $3,300 Million by 2020
US - The global market for fish oil is expected to reach $3,300.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Tradex Foods: Poor Year Ahead for Russian Pink Salmon, Depleted Inventories of Chums
US - Packers in China indicate a poor year for pink salmon reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Uncertainty as Fishermen Await Sockeye Salmon Run
US - Uncertainty best sums up the mood as fishermen and processors await the world’s biggest sockeye salmon run at Bristol Bay. ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Sustainable Fisheries, Ocean Threats Discussed at International Summit
US - World leaders, business executives, scientists and environmental activists met last week at a two day summit to discuss sustainable fisheries, marine pollution,...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Maine Has High Fish Farming Potential, say Experts
US - Maine has been identified as a great place to invest in aquaculture, according to panelists at the Maine Startup and Create Week discussing startup opportunities...
New US Campaign for Better Food Labelling
US - A new national poll reveals a consumer mandate for better food production practices and Consumer Reports has launched a campaign to end the 'natural' label...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Yellowfin Sole a Topic of Interest, Processors Struggling with Big Flounder Fillets
US - Yellowfin sole has been a topic of interest for North American buyers lately and processors are having problems selling big sized flounder fillets, reports...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Where Does the Seafood Industry Rank Among Alaska Governor and US Senate Candidates?
US - You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private employer, putting more people to work than mining, oil/gas,...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
FDA Issues New Advice on Fish Consumption
US - The US Food and Drug Administration and the US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a draft of updated advice on fish consumption. The two agencies have...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
East and West Coast Shrimp Prices Increasing
US - East and West coast shrimp prices are on the increase due to a short supply and lowest biomass in recent history, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Prices Show Marked Seasonal Variations
US - Salmon prices at wholesale show marked seasonal variations for both wild and farmed fish. It’s a pattern that has been tracked for decades by Urner Barry,...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Red Snapper Fishing Season Now Open in the South Atlantic
US - NOAA Fisheries announces the opening of the 2014 commercial and recreational red snapper fishing seasons in South Atlantic federal waters. ...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Bigger Hokkaido Chum Salmon Quota Expected this Year
US - One of the world's largest wild salmon fisheries, the Hokkaido chum salmon fishery, is expected to be set a quota for 2014 of around 120,000 metric tons, reports...
Monday, June 02, 2014
More Than Half of US Would Buy GM Fish
US - A new survey has found that most US consumers would buy genetically modified (GM) fish if approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
New England Groundfish Disaster Funds Distribution Framework Agreed
US - The state fishery directors from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York, in partnership with NOAA, have proposed a framework...
Alaska Fish Factor: Senate Appropriations Committee Passes GM Labelling Requirement
US - If genetically modified salmon gets a green light by the federal government, it will be labeled as such if US Senators on both sides of the aisle have their...
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