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20 October 2016
Revisions Made to Fishery Management Guidelines in Progress Towards Ending Overfishing
US - NOAA Fisheries has announced final revisions to the guidelines that federal managers will use as they routinely update the nation's marine fisheries plans....
18 October 2016
Remaining Halibut Quota Left on Table
US - Boats in the Gulf of Alaska should begin targeting Arrowtooth Flounder (Atheresthes stomias) towards the end of the month, following weeks of poor fishing of...
17 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Sockeye the Exception in Rough Salmon Season
US - It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all...
14 October 2016
What Are China Packers Predicting for the New Year?
GLOBAL - After a week-long national holiday, we checked in with our Chinese office to see what's on their radar at the moment, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex...
10 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: US Senate Candidates Get Ready for Kodiak Fisheries Debate
Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide radio audience has once again attracted a full slate of political hopefuls to Kodiak for its popular fisheries debate....
07 October 2016
Tradex Foods On Hand to Answer Your Seafood Questions this October
US - October is National Seafood Month and to celebrate, Tradex Foods is sharing its knowledge of seafood....
03 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskans Find Innovative Use for Cod Trimmings
US - Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products...
30 September 2016
Puget Sound Salmon Fishery Expectations - Pricing on the Rise
US - The Puget Sound Fall Chum Salmon Fishery is set to get underway mid October and we expect pricing to be on the rise, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods...
29 September 2016
University of New Hampshire Launches Aquaponics Project
US - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating...
Target Well On the Way to Selling 100% Sustainable Seafood
US - US retailer Target has announced that it is 97 per cent complete on its goal of only selling fresh and frozen seafood that is sustainable and traceable....
26 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pressure for Government to Declare 'Disaster' for Regions Hurt by Low Salmon Catch
US - Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon...
Slow Start to Cod Fishery Leaves Fillet Inventories Bare
US - Recent reports from West Coast vendors show Pacific Cod frozen fillet and loin inventories drying up as the Fall fishery is underway, reports Rob Reierson in...
20 September 2016
Alaska Seafood Launches 'We Are Wild' in the UK
US - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has launched a new marketing campaign in the UK - “We are Wild”. ...
19 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Tanner Crab Fishery Awaits Revival
US - Cordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards keeping the town’s waterfront working year round....
15 September 2016
Large-Size Pollock Fillets Still Scarce In Alaska
US - Directed fishing for the Pollock C season in the Gulf of Alaska opened August 25 with increased allocations rolled over from B season, reports Kyla Ganton in...
13 September 2016
Blue Harvest Acquires High Liner Foods’ Scallop Business
US - Blue Harvest Fisheries has acquired High Liner Foods’ scallop business and processing facility in New Bedford, Massachusetts....
12 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fall a Busy Time for Alaskan Fishermen
US - It surprises many people across the state that fall is one of the busiest times for Alaska’s fishing industry from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea. As salmon...
08 September 2016
Only 9 Weeks Remain in the Halibut Fishery - Where is the Catch Market At?
US - With only 9 weeks remaining for the Pacific halibut fishery, catches continue to sit on par with last year's harvest, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods...
05 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Crabbers Stunned By Latest Outlook
US - Bering Sea crabbers were stunned last week when the outlooks for the upcoming fall and winter fisheries were revealed....
01 September 2016
Over $2.4 Million Available for Bycatch Reduction Projects
US - NOAA Fisheries is awarding more than $2.4 million to partners around the country to support innovative bycatch reduction research projects through its Bycatch...
Troll Coho Salmon Fishery: The Inside Scoop
US - After a strong opening in June, all indicators pointed to a decent harvest of troll-caught coho salmon in Southeast Alaska. Last year, the troll coho fishery...
30 August 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pink Salmon Fishermen Await Financial Relief
US - Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaska’s pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late...
ISSF, Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna to Promote Sustainable Tuna Fisheries
US - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (PAST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
25 August 2016
North American Flounder Demand Skyrockets
US - Prices of raw materials are slowly climbing, as Chinese processing plants take orders of Yellowfin Sole and Flounder before Chinese New Year, reports Kyla Ganton...
23 August 2016
Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Scallops
US - A recent hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii has been traced back to frozen imported scallops from the Philippines....
16 August 2016
Westcoast Rockfish Market Update
US - West Coast processors indicate smaller catches of Pacific Rockfish as Hake continues to come in strong, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute market...
15 August 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Launches Ocean Acidification Website
US - Alaska is one of a handful of US states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye....
12 August 2016
New Bycatch Rule Established for US Seafood Imports
US - Nations exporting fish and fish products to the United States will have to meet fishing standards for protecting marine mammals equal to those American fishermen...
09 August 2016
Weekly Overview: New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
ANALYSIS - A new virus, dubbed largemouth bass reovirus, has been found in fish taken from Pine Lake in Wisconsin, US, following a large mortality event back in...
Russian Salmon Harvests Relieve Disastrous Alaska Pink Salmon Landings
US - Favourable Pink Salmon landings in Russia are a breath of fresh air after a disastrous season in Alaska, reports Robert Reierson....
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