The 2019-2020 scallop season will likely see record numbers of scallops landed, according to surveys by the New England Fisheries Management Council. At a NEFMC meeting on 25 September, the council got a run-down of the current assessments before making a decision on what the fishery would look like in the coming year. The current surveys show extremely high densities of scallops… Read More
Data released last week by NOAA Fisheries showed that U.S. shrimp imports in July declined by more than eight percent as compared to figures from a year ago.
In all, the United States brought in 55,952 metric tons (MT) of shrimp from 35 countries, down from 61,021 MT in July 2017. India, the leading importer to the United States, saw an increase in the amount of shrimp it sent to the U.S.. However, the next five countries reported fewer imports… Read More
The totals for Alaska’s commercial salmon season have come in 31 percent below what was forecasted by state scientists, but some fisheries have performed better than expected, which has left fishermen and fisheries officials scratching their heads… Read More
New data from the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center shows July was a mixed month for shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico.
Both Louisiana and Florida recorded their worst July since the Southern Shrimp Alliance began compiling data 17 years ago. Conversely… Read More