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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....
08 August 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Large Sockeye Catch Saves the Summer Season
US - Two big fish stories have been spawned so far by the 2016 Alaska salmon season: 1) sockeyes save the day; and 2) colossal pinks....
05 August 2016
US Releases Final Rule for Electronic Reporting of Fish Trade Data
US - In a move to help stop illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the US, a final rule has been published which establishes regulations to integrate...
01 August 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: New Programme Allows Fishermen to Share Information on Salmon Stocks
US - Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaska fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned by United...
29 July 2016
AquaBounty Starts AquAdvantage Salmon Trials in Brazil, Argentina
US - AquaBounty Technologies has released its interim results for the first half of 2016, reporting a net loss for the first six months of US$3.9 million....
25 July 2016
Only Half of Consumers Aware of Food Waste Problem
US - Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. ...
Sustainable Fishery Projects get $10 million Funding
US - Approximately $10 million in funding for projects focusing on sustainable fisheries and coastal fishing communities has been made available by NOAA Fisheries....
21 July 2016
Is a Fishing Ban the Only Option Left for Pacific Bluefin Tuna?
US - The Pacific bluefin tuna fishery has been fished down more than 97 per cent and with overfishing continuing, The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for a two...
Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Programme Recognised by GSSI
US - The GSSI (Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative) Steering Board has announced its recognition of the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification...
19 July 2016
US, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Shrimp Imports
US - The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement to resolve two longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes over imports of Vietnamese shrimp...
Sockeye Salmon Makes a Comeback in Bristol Bay
US - Alaskan Salmon Harvests outside of Bristol Bay are having a difficult season, with catch totals well below season estimates, report Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton...
 
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