North America

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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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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Allan Lynch

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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Steve Bittenbender

Published on
October 23, 2018

Commercial shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico for September were up sharply from last year but lagged well behind the region’s historic average for the month, according to a release from the Southern Shrimp Alliance.

Last month, shrimpers harvested 10.3 million pounds, up 3 million pounds from last year. However

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 18, 2018

GE salmon supplier AquaBounty Technologies has received a CAD 2 million (USD 1.6 million, EUR 1.3 million) loan from the Canadian government

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Christine Blank

Published on
October 10, 2018

Pinnacle Foods’ quarterly sales are expected to be lower, due to increased competition in the grocery segment, the company said

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Ben Fisher

Published on
October 10, 2018

Next year’s pollock catch in the Western and Central Gulf of Alaska will drop substantially, according to the new catch limits for Gulf of Alaska species which are slated to be adopted by the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council

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Cliff White

Published on
October 5, 2018

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has set the total allowable catch for three of the state’s crab fisheries, all set to open on 15 October

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