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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Changes in Fish Processing, Handling Could Reduce Injuries
US - Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Recent Shrimp Quota Cuts to Drive Fishermen Out, Causing Speculative Purchasing
US - Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans has confirmed sharp quota cuts for inshore and offshore northern shrimp fisheries, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Aquasense to Supply First Saltwater Farmed Tilapia to US Market
US - On April 1, 2014, Aquasense International Corporation, the US holding company of the affiliate aquaculture company, Aquasense Panamá, S. de R.L. (ASP), entered...
Alaska Fish Factor: Total Salmon Catch Projected to be Down 50 per cent
US - Alaska’s total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year’s record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species...
Vermilion Snapper Fishery in South Atlantic to Close on 19 April, 2014
Commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) 19 April, 2014. ...
Why Not Send Invasive Asian Carp in US Back to Asia?
US - When it comes to fish, not many Americans have much insight or appetite for Asian carp, the invasive species that is wreaking havoc in the US heartland's waterways....
Monday, April 07, 2014
Small Freshwater Biofoulers Carry a Big Price Tag
US - Anyone that has spent time at a seaside pier has witnessed the destruction barnacles wreak on boat hulls. But biofouling animals are not limited to marine environments....
Alaska Fish Factor: Kodiak Seiners to be Catching Pollock
US - Kodiak seiners will be scooping up pollock in their nets starting this week. You heard right. Seiners have a chance to test the waters to determine if a directed...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Fight to Stop Privatization of US Fisheries Continues
US - In the face of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) request for increased spending of $2,000,000 to develop and implement new catch...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
$5.6 million for Research to Benefit the US Fishing Industry
US - Research projects in New England and the Mid-Atlantic are expected to receive nearly $5.6 million in federal funding, according to an announcement made today...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Gulf Shrimp Landings for Start of 2014 Lowest in Years
US - The total US Gulf shrimp harvest for January and February 2014 is the lowest amount ever seen since 2008....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Competition for Chum Raw Materials
US - Chinese Processors, European Smokers and Domestic Portioners will be competing for Chum Raw Materials for the season in what may a very competitive market,...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Several Vying for Places on Board of Fisheries
US - Nine names are vying for three seats on the state Board of Fisheries, including six newcomers. That gives Governor Parnell the unique opportunity to replace...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Farmed and Wild Salmon Supply Expected to Tighten
US - Atlantic salmon prices dropped and the market was sluggish before lent but supply is expected to tighten again in April, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Net Loss Increased for AquaBounty in 2013
US - AquaBounty Technologies, Inc, has reported that its net loss last year increased to $4.7 million, compared with $4.4 million in 2012....
Alaska Fish Factor: Returning Salmon Sets Record
US - Alaska’s salmon catch of 273 million salmon set a record last year– and so did the number of salmon returning home to state hatcheries....
Friday, March 21, 2014
New Oceana Report Exposes Nine of the Most Wasteful US Fisheries
US - Oceana has released a new report exposing nine of the dirtiest fisheries in the United States. These nine fisheries combined throw away almost half of what...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Suggestion that Omega-3's do not Reduce Heart Disease Risk Flawed
US - Recent reporting on two studies published simultaneously failed to look past the surface of the supposed report highlights and expose shortcomings of the research...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Sustainability Before Competition for Farmed Salmon Industry
US - On Tuesday 18 March, at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), along with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Food and Agricultural...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Enhancing Fisheries Science and Education in the Northeastern US
US - The NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and the University of Massachusetts School for Marine...
Monday, March 17, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Co-products the New Buzz Word in the Seafood Industry
US - Co-products is the big new buzz word in the seafood industry as more companies move towards ‘head to tails’ usages for fish....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
AquaBounty Selling Shares to Raise $10 million
US - AquaBounty has entered into an Equity Subscription Agreement with Intrexon Corporation to issue 19,040,366 new common shares, raising $10 million (approximately...
New Aquaculture Bill Will Deliver More Freedom for Oyster Farming
US - The General Assembly has approved a bill that will allow oyster farming in agricultural districts, including York County, in Virginia state....
Monday, March 10, 2014
2013 Alaska Salmon Harvest Breaks Record
US - 2013 was a year for the record books, with Alaska seeing the largest salmon harvest ever with more than 272 million fish caught in total. ...
Alaska Fish Factor: Demand for Seafood Expected to Rise During Lent
US - Last Wednesday marked the start of Lent, a time of fasting, soul searching and repentance for hundreds of millions of Christians around the world. And what...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Alaska’s Halibut and Black Cod Harvest Season Opens Saturday
US - Alaska’s wild halibut and black cod (sablefish) harvest season opens Saturday, 8 March, 2014 at 12:00 PM local time. Statewide Total Allowable Catch (TAC)...
Trip Limit Decreased for Vermilion Snapper in the South Atlantic
US - The daily trip limit for the commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic is reduced from 1,000 pounds gutted weight to 500 pounds gutted weight,...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Food Production in US May Need to Change if Climate Does
US - If significant climate change occurs in the United States it may be necessary to change where certain foods are produced in order to meet consumer demand....
New US Programme for State Animal Feed Regulators
US - The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) have announced a new programme for State Animal Feed...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Yankee Clipper Anchovies Proudly Display Friend of the Sea Logo
US - In 2013, PANOS brands, LLC, obtained Friend of the Sea certification for its Yankee Clipper brand of anchovies....
 
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