North America

Published on
December 13, 2018

Canadians will be paying more for food in 2019 – according to an annual study of food costs by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph, Canadian food prices will rise between 1.5 to 3.5 percent next year

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Published on
December 13, 2018

After experiencing a delay in the season opener, Canadian lobstermen are now reporting lower-than-usual catches

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Ben Fisher

Published on
December 3, 2018

The halibut harvest for the year in fisheries in the United States and Canada was about 26.5 million pounds, or approximately ...

Image courtesy of the Alaska Seafood Marketing

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Published on
November 26, 2018

Weighed down by historic low totals reported by Louisiana and Alabama, shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico produced a record low harvest for October, according to data released last week by NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center

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Ben Fisher

Published on
November 19, 2018

The Inter-Cooperative Exchange, an Alaskan crab fishing cooperative, has filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act to compel the National Marine Fisheries Service to release records related to how a NMFS employee interpreted an arbitration standard used by the NMFS to resolve disputes over the price paid for crab caught by ICE members

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
November 19, 2018

Experts at Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle, Washington rolled out a preliminary report on the 2018 Alaska fishing season, one that will go down in the books as a historically low catch at historically high value

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
November 14, 2018

Biologists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) forecast a run that would represent a return to historical numbers for the Bristol Bay salmon fishery

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Christine Blank

Published on
November 5, 2018

AquaBounty Technologies’ losses grew in the first nine months of this year, the company said in its third quarter financial report

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Published on
November 5, 2018

The results of a recently released study of Newfoundland’s snow crab fishery by Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans have prompted the department to move to a “precautionary approach” toward the fishery.  The six-year study revealed that even as the total number of snow crab declined in recent years, exploitation rates have gone up in some areas …

Photo courtesy of FFAW-Unifor

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Jason Holland

Published on
November 2, 2018

The value of farmed Atlantic salmon continued to increase in the third-quarter of this year thanks to strong demand, according to Marine Harvest

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