North America

Published on
October 5, 2018

August was not a great month for shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico, landing data released last month by NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center’s Fishery Monitoring Branch showed

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Ben Fisher

Published on
October 2, 2018

Pacific salmon fillets have been removed by the U.S. government from the list of products from China on which tariffs will apply

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 27, 2018

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

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Ben Fisher

Published on
September 25, 2018

Seafood companies in the U.S. Pacific Northwest are “getting sucked into the escalating trade war between the Trump administration and China,” according to a new

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
September 12, 2018

The Alaska pink and chum salmon catch have come in well below their respective statewide forecasts as the season for both winds down

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Published on
September 10, 2018

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

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Ben Fisher

Published on
August 31, 2018

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

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Published on
August 21, 2018

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

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Published on
August 13, 2018

Monday, 13 August, marked the start of the fall inshore shrimp season in Louisiana, U.S.A. However, one shrimper said he did not plan on going out on the first day

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
August 3, 2018

While much of Alaska posted low salmon runs in 2018, sockeye flooded Bristol Bay again for a third straight year of historic runs

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