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25 July 2016
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...
18 July 2016
GMO Labelling Bill Passed in US
US - New legislation designed to offer consumers more information about genetically engineered ingredients in their food passed in the US House of Representatives...
15 July 2016
Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted Smaller Than Last Year's Record
US - NOAA and its research partners have predicted that western Lake Erie will experience a less severe bloom than the record-setting one experienced last year during...
11 July 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Fisheries in Full Swing
US - Salmon takes centre stage each summer but many other fisheries also are in full swing from Ketchikan to Kotzebue....
08 July 2016
Concern Over US's Upgrading of Thailand to Tier 2 Watch List
US - The US State Department has upgraded Thailand to Tier 2 Watch List of its annual human trafficking index after two years on Tier 3....
04 July 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Will Brexit Harm Alaska's Seafood Exports?
US - The United Kingdom’s recent exit from the European Union – dubbed Brexit - has turned seafood trading on its head....
27 June 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Eco-entrepreneurs Turning Crab Shells into New Products
US - Turning crab shells into every day products is becoming a reality for the Tidal Vision team of eco-entrepreneurs from Juneau....
20 June 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Putting Herring Back on the Menu
US - There’s much more to Alaska herring than roe and bait. To prove that point, nearly 40 of Seattle’s finest restaurants and retailers will celebrate Northwest...
13 June 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Boaters Rewarded for Protecting Salmon
US - Boaters from Homer to the Mat-Su valley can help protect salmon and other aquatic creatures and get discounts from popular businesses by doing so....
06 June 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: 'Mighty Ships' Programme Features Alaskan Fishing Boat
US - Alaskan fishermen have raised the bar for big fishing boats with the F/V Northern Leader of Kodiak, and Discovery Canada producers of the popular “Mighty...
03 June 2016
US Saltwater Fishing Generated $214 billion in 2014
US - Commercial and recreational saltwater fishing in the United States generated more than $214 billion in sales and supported 1.83 million jobs in 2014, according...
31 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Fishery Braces Itself for Possible Lay-Offs
US - The budget impasse with Alaska legislators is wreaking havoc on salmon fisheries across the state, and the industry is bracing for the possibility of a complete...
16 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishermen Optimistic as Salmon Season Starts
US - Alaska’s salmon season has gotten underway with lots of optimism, a far cry from the bleak feelings of a year ago....
09 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Fishermen Offered Rebates on Pingers for Whale Protection
US - Alaska salmon fishermen can get rebates on pingers aimed at keeping baleen whales away from their gear. The six inch, battery operated tubes are tied into fishing...
03 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishermen to Cover Costs of Going Fishing
US - In the face of Alaska’s multi-billion dollar budget shortfalls, state policy makers are putting the onus on fishermen to cover the costs of going fishing....
27 April 2016
Number of Overfished US Stocks Remains Near All-Time Low
US - The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished or subject to overfishing remain near all-time lows, according to the 2015 Status of US Fisheries report...
25 April 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska's Fisheries Facing Finacial Cuts
US - Cuts affecting Alaska’s fisheries will be spread across all regions and species, depending on the final budget that is approved by state legislators....
20 April 2016
EU Delegation Visits China, Japan to Promote Agri-Food Trade
EU - Phil Hogan, the EU's Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, is visiting China and Japan in the coming days accompanied by a business delegation...
19 April 2016
FDA Issues Import Alert on Shrimp,Prawns from Peninsular Malaysia
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an import alert allowing its District Offices to detain, without physical examination, imports of shrimp...
18 April 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Increasing Acidity Raising Red Flags for Bering Sea Crab Stocks
US - Increasingly corrosive oceans are raising more red flags for Bering Sea crab stocks. Results from a first ever, two year project on baby Tanner crabs show that...
11 April 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Senator Dan Sullivan Standing Up for Fisheries Issues
US - Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan has scored seats on nearly every Congressional committee that deal with issues on, over and under the oceans. That fulfills a commitment...
08 April 2016
USDA Makes $1.2 million Available for Aquaculture Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $1.2 million in available funding to support the development of environmentally and economically...
05 April 2016
West Coast Governments Taking Action Over Increasing Ocean Acidification
US - The ocean chemistry along the West Coast of North America is changing rapidly because of global carbon dioxide emissions, and the governments of Oregon, California,...
04 April 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishermen Urged to Hook Up to New Lifeline
US - Alaska fishermen can send an SOS call directly to the Coast Guard, but many are not hooking up to the new lifeline....
23 March 2016
US Federal Fisheries Meet FAO Guidelines for Sustainability
US - US-based NOAA Fisheries’ self-assessment of US federal fishery management found that overall, the fisheries could be considered biologically sustainable and...
15 March 2016
Improving US Aquaculture Health through Programme Standards
US - Having healthy fish is at the core of a successful aquaculture operation. With this in mind, the National Aquaculture Association (NAA) alongside USDA’s Animal...
14 March 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishing Permit Values Plummet
US - Fire sale salmon prices last year and a dim outlook for the upcoming season have caused the value of Alaska fishing permits to plummet....
 
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