Chris Chase


Chris Chase is the Portland, Maine-based associate editor of SeafoodSource. Previously, he worked covering local issues at the Coastal Journal in Bath, Maine, where he won multiple awards from the Maine Press Association for his news coverage and food reviews. Chris is a graduate of the University of Maine, and got his start in writing by serving as a reporter and later the State Editor of The Maine Campus, an award-winning campus newspaper.

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Published on
June 24, 2024

Two of the largest whitefish fisheries in the world are facing quota cuts in 2025.

The Norway Institute of Marine Research announced a Norwegian-Russian joint research group concerning fish stocks in the Barents Sea has identified the need to decrease the quota available for Barents Sea cod. The Norwegian-Russian Joint Fishery Commission recommends that no more than 311,587 metric tons (MT) of cod be fished in the Barents Sea in 2025 –

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June 20, 2024

Canada plans to ban all open net-pen salmon aquaculture in the province of British Columbia by 30 June 2029 in a push to transition the industry to closed-pen and land-based operations. 

The move, announced 19 June by Canadian Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard Diane Lebouthillier, serves as both an extension of a 30 June 2024 deadline on salmon-farming licenses in the province and a time limit for companies farming

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