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18 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Reduction in Halibut Bycatch Needed
US - The people of Alaska are making their voices heard and are demanding that fisheries practices change to reduce halibut bycatch....
15 May 2015
US Agriculture Predicted to Create Thousands of Jobs in Next Five Years
US - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the US in occupations involving agriculture and environment over the next five years, according to an employment...
13 May 2015
Future Looking Better for Arkansas Catfish Farmers
US - Catfish farmers in Arkansas are seeing higher prices and lower feed costs this spring, giving producers hope that years of industry declines are nearing an...
11 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: How Much are Fishermen Affected by Long Term Health Problems?
US - How much are fishermen affected by long term health problems like hearing loss, lack of sleep and high blood pressure? A pilot study aims to find out and researchers...
08 May 2015
New Models Help Scallop Fisheries Adapt to Climate Change
US - Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and other organisations have developed a model to help regulators improve the resilience of US scallop...
07 May 2015
Difficult Year Ahead for Yellowfin Sole
US - With a weak market and long inventories, there is a difficult year ahead for yellowfin sole, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
05 May 2015
Prices to Increase as Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Fishery Closes
US - The Gulf of Alaska groundfish fishery has been closed by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to non-Rockfish program catcher trawl vessels, reports...
Alaska Fish Factor: New Research Blames Too Many Pinks for Slow Sockeye Growth
US - Alaskan salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow...
27 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: 63 Million Hatchery Produced Salmon Expected to Return Home
US - Each year more than one third of all the salmon caught in Alaska begin their lives in a hatchery. There are 31 hatchery facilities in Alaska: 15 privately owned,...
24 April 2015
New Report Highlights Trends, Insights in the US Seafood Industry
US - With its large commercial fishing areas in the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, the US was the fourth largest harvester of wild caught seafood...
21 April 2015
Great Year Forecast for Reduced Canned Salmon Pricing
US - Seafood buyers can expect a great year for reduced canned salmon pricing, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
20 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Longliners Warned of Potential Damage from Lost Sablefish Pots
US - A mile long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after being run over by tugs towing barges at Knight Island Passage....
16 April 2015
Red Lobster’s Nelson Griffin Joins GAA Board
US - Nelson Griffin of Red Lobster Seafood Company has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), the world’s leading standards-setting...
14 April 2015
Sockeye Salmon on a Downward Spiral
US - If you are a sockeye buyer then the current market is ideal for any upcoming purchase decisions, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
13 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Wild Salmon May Soon Become Available to More Alaskans
US - Caribou instead of corn dogs…salmon instead of Trout Treasures… seal meat in place of spaghetti – all could soon be available to more Alaskans if traction...
09 April 2015
All-Time High Sales for Virginia's Shellfish Aquaculture
US - Virginia's shellfish farmers sold $55.9 million in oysters and clams in 2014, an increase of 14 per cent total revenue for clam growers and 33 per cent for...
Record Breaking Year 2015 Seafood Expo North America
US - The 35th edition of Seafood Expo North America has had a record breaking year with over 20,680 seafood professionals participating in the three-day event, held...
07 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Another Bumper salmon Run Expected
US - Alaska is expecting another bumper run of salmon this year – state managers announced last Friday a projected total catch of 221 million salmon, 39 percent...
01 April 2015
Californian Seafood Company Ordered to Stop Work
US - LA Star Seafood Company Inc. has been told by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to halt operations over concerns about food safety....
31 March 2015
Great Year Anticipated for Pink Shrimp Fishery
US - Indicators are pointing towards another strong year for the pink shrimp fishery, reports Rob Reierson, in the 3-Minute Market Insight....
30 March 2015
Fish Fertiliser Viable for Organic Vegetable Production
US - A study at Auburn University, Alabama, showed that hydrolysed fish fertiliser can be economically viable for organic vegetable production, despite providing...
Alaska Fish Factor: Volunteers Needed to Help Shape New Safety Rules for Old Boats
US - Volunteers are needed to help craft new safety rules that are being written for older boats – which includes the bulk of Alaska’s fishing vessels....
24 March 2015
Weak Yellowfin Sole Markets Globally
US - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson discusses the weak yellowfin sole market and Pacific and Atlantic cod pricing....
23 March 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Seventh Time Lucky for Personal Fisheries Priority?
US - Seven times is the charm for building some momentum on a measure that aims to give personal use (PU) fisheries a priority over commercial and sport users. As...
20 March 2015
BAP Certification to Undergo GSSI Pilot Testing
UNITED STATES - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) is among the third-party seafood certification schemes that are about to undergo...
Survey Finds US Consumers Still Unfamiliar With Aquaculture
US - A new consumer survey coordinated by The Fishin’ Company in conjunction with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has found that many consumers in the US...
US Releases Action Plan Against Illegal Fishing
US - The US Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud has released its action plan....
18 March 2015
Driving Change in Aquaculture Discussed at Seafood Expo North America
US - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) brought together a distinguished panel for this year’s Seafood Expo North America to join in the discussion on what...
17 March 2015
Halibut Bycatch Announcement Causes a Stir
US - The recent halibut bycatch announcement has caused a stir in the fishing industry this week, reports Kyla Ganton, in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
16 March 2015
Minister Leads Provincial Delegation at Seafood Expo North America
CANADA - Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, is leading a provincial trade delegation at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, US....
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