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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Gulf of Alaska Pollock Fishery Winding Down
US - As 2015 approaches, the Gulf of Alaska pollock fishery is winding down, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Monday 15 December....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Deck Washing Will Not Violate Clean Water Act
US - It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water Act....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Disastrous Start to Oregon Dungeness Crab Fishery
US - The Oregon Dungeness Crab season has got off to a near disastrous start. The "derby" style fishery opened on 1 December with dismal returns so far. Hugh Link,...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
New Model Could Boost Fishermens' Profits by 49 per cent
US - By identifying the most efficient fishing practices and behaviours, a new model developed by economists at Duke University and the University of Connecticut...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Cobia Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of cobia in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 am December 11, 2014....
Alaska Fish Factor: Pacific Halibut Stocks On The Rise
US - The Pacific halibut stock appears to be rising from the ashes and that bodes well for catches in some fishing regions next year. ...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
2014 Another Weak Year for Rocksole?
US - Rock Sole is targeted during the roe season in January. The male non-roe product will be exported to China for processing to supply North American and European...
Monday, December 01, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: First Glimpse of 2015 Catches
US - It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear - with five set for this week alone. ...
New Farm Bill Offering Disaster Assistance to Fish Farmers
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping nearly 2,500 fish, livestock and honeybee farmers through its Emergency Assistance....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
It's a Buyers Market for Pacific Cod
US - Alaskan vendors have complained that the entire cod market is 'messy' and is likely to cause uncertainty for the next six months, reports Rob Reierson in the...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Is Alaska Poised for a Big 2015?
US - Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers. ...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Chinese Seafood Expo Sets Records
China - The Chinese Seafood Expo saw 20 per cent growth over last year's show, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 17 November....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Gag Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of gag in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) November 21, 2014. ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Big Growth for Commercial Fishing Jobs
US - Alaska’s largest employer continues to add more jobs to its roster. Commercial fishing jobs grew last year to a level not seen since the year 2000, according...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
US Reports Slight Increase in Fish Consumption
US - A slight uptick on overall seafood consumption can be seen in the Commerce Department’s latest data, used to calculate the National Fisheries Institute’s...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Low Chum Inventories Creating Price Volatility
US - The chum salmon fishery is well underway but verylow inventories is causing price volatility, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex...
Record Q3 2014 Sales for Clearwater Seafoods
US - Clearwater Seafoods reported record third quarter sales of $134.1 million and adjusted EBITDA of $30.9 million driven by strong demand and higher exchange rates...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Top Three US Ports All Alaskan in 2012
US - Alaska landed an all time record wild salmon catch last year as the state's biggest fishing ports headed up the national top three. ...
Friday, October 31, 2014
US Aquaculture Valued at $1.23 billion in 2012
US - New data from NOAA's Fisheries of the United States 2013 report states that in 2012, US aquaculture production was 594 million pounds with a value of $1.23...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Value of US Seafood Landings Increased in 2013
US - In its annual report, Fisheries of the United States 2013, NOAA Fisheries announced that US fishermen landed 9.9 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, an increase...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
FDA Online Tool to Help US Fight Seafood Fraud
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new online learning module designed to help groups including “state regulators ensure the proper...
New Partnership to Support Ongoing Gulf Restoration
US - A new partnership between USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will provide additional...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
FDA Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labeled Correctly
US - The US Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labeling. The investigation has found that 85 per cent...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Land and Water Rights Causing Tension
US - Throughout history, arguments over land and water usages have run the gamut from tussles over fences with next door neighbors to shoot outs over inter-state...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Chum Salmon Market Puzzling Buyers
US - The chum salmon market is puzzling buyers globally this season as harvests are lower than expected, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Wrasse Fishing Closing Today in Puerto Rico Waters
PUERTO RICO, US - The commercial harvest of federally managed wrasses will be closed in federal waters around Puerto Rico at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on October 20,...
Alaska Fish Factor: Encouraging Young People into the Bearing Sea Crab Fleet
US - The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer boats means...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
King, Snow and Dungeness Crab Market Update
US - In this week's 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 13 October, Rob Reierson gives a king, snow and dungeness crab market update....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Ballot Measure 4 Aims to Protect Bristol Bay Salmon
US - A ballot measure to protect salmon in Southwest hasn’t grabbed as many headlines as pot and campaign politics. Ballot Measure 4, sponsored by the group Bristol...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Early Mortality Syndrome: Changing the Way We Farm
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has wreaked devastation across Asian shrimp farms over the past few years but now key research by Dr George Chamberlin, Global...
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