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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Lobster Fishermen Concerned Over Upcoming Season's Prices
CANADA - With little more than a week before Prince Edward Island's lobster season opens, fishermen are wondering what they will earn for their catch....
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Calcium Derivatives Obtained from Shellfish Waste
MEXICO - Researchers at the University of Sonora are looking to use the calcium from waste parts of crustaceans (shrimp, crab, lobster and squid) and convert it...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Ag Minister Promotes Canadian Lobster in South Korea
CANADA - A cooking demonstration has been held in Seoul for 100 guests, showcasing Canadian foods including beef, pork, lobster, canola oil and wheat....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Final Results of Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures Programme Released
CANADA - The Government of Canada has provided more than C$11 million to PEI lobster organisations under the Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures (ALSM) programme...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Enters into MSC Assessment
CANADA - The Gaspésie lobster fishery, which is concentrated on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Atlantic Canada,...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Good Western Australia Lobster Season Predicted
AUSTRALIA - There should be better times ahead for Western Australia’s world-renowned rock lobster industry after the most promising results from an assessment...
Successful Crab Price Negotiation Supports a Vibrant Economy
CANADA - Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has extended congratulations to the fishing industry for quickly and successfully setting a price...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Red Crab Fishing Ban Ends in Ecuador
ECUADOR - The Vice Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries MAGAP informed that the ban on fishing for red crab has ended....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Golden King Crab Fleet to Help With Crab Population Survey
US - Alaska’s golden king crab fleet has signed on for the long haul to learn more about those far flung stocks. The crabbers will help state and federal scientists...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Associated Seafoods Potted Crab Scoops Prestigious Food Award
SCOTLAND, UK - Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) is celebrating after a range of high quality crab products developed by the company scooped a prestigious Grampian Food...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
SAGARPA Applies Management Plan for Sustainable Use of Spiny Lobster
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) launched a Fishery Management Plan for Spiny Lobster in the Yucatan...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Atlantic Crab Network Goes to Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation hosted the latest meeting of the ACRUNET (Atlantic Crab Resource Users Network) project in Edinburgh, 11 and...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Mauritius May Soon Begin Crab Farming
MAURITIUS - The Albion Fisheries Research Centre is currently experimenting with the breeding of crabs. If the project proves viable, crab farming will soon begin...
Friday, March 14, 2014
Associated Seafoods Potted Crab Short-listed for Prestigious Award
SCOTLAND - A range of three high quality crab products developed by Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) have been selected as a finalist in the forthcoming Grampian Food...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Support for UK Fishermen Affected by Storms
UK - The government has announced further measures to help fishermen whose livelihoods have been affected by the recent storms across the UK....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Inshore Lobster Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
CANADA - The Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster trap fishery has entered into independent, third-party assessment against the...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
New Crayfish Plague Detection Techniques Being Tested
EU - Crayfish plague is currently devastating native European populations. However, while the disease is commonly diagnosed on the basis of diseased animals, free-living...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior
US - New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes...
New Zealand Launches Scampi Aquaculture Programme
NEW ZEALAND - A new hatchery has been built at Cawthron Aquaculture Park near Nelson to improve understanding of New Zealand scampi and establish the world’s first...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Success for Canadian Lobster Sustainability Programme
CANADA - The lobster sustainability programme, first announced in November 2011, will conclude on March 31, 2014. The programme has been a success and has sustained...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Philippines Enacts Blue Swimming Crab Sustainability Regulation
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture has published a Joint Administrative Order (JAO) regarding the conservation and regulation of Blue Swimming...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Crab Nebula of Life
UK - Crabs - those sometimes pesky, hard-shelled beachcombers - are a highly diverse animal, with some 7,000 species found in oceans, lakes and on land, varying...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Time and Size Limits Imposed on Lobster Catch
VENEZUELA – A protection act has imposed a lobster catching ban from 1 February to 30 September....
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Hormone in Crab Eyes Important for Breeding and Development
US - Those two crooked beady eyes peeking out of a the shell do more than just help blue crabs spot food in the murky waters of the Chesapeake Bay. They also produce...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Industry Invited to Help Establish Lobster Conservation Areas
NORWAY - Interested coastal municipalities are being invited to take part in the process of establishing new conservation areas for lobster....
Friday, January 24, 2014
Government Announces Lobster Value Recovery Summit
CANADA - A lobster value recovery summit will be held March 26 - 27 in Halifax, hosted by Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Michael Olscamp and his...
Chile Squat Lobsters and Nylon Shrimp Enter Sustainable Assessment
CHILE - The Chile squat lobsters and nylon (nailon) shrimp modified trawl fishery has entered into independent, third-party assessment in the Marine Stewardship...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014, writes Lucy...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
CANADA - The Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014....
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