North America

Published on
June 5, 2018

Shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico enjoyed a strong April, as data from NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center indicated the haul was the second-best for the month in the last 17 years

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Cliff White

Published on
May 31, 2018

Chris Lischewski will have an initial appearance in court on 6 June following his indictment by a federal grand jury alleging he conspired to fix the prices of canned tuna in his former role as the president and CEO of Bumble Bee

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Cliff White

Published on
May 31, 2018

Critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have begun a summer return to the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, and their travel can be tracked by the fishery closures and seafood processing plant layoffs they’re leaving in their wake

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Jewel Fraser

Published on
May 29, 2018

A value chain management workshop for Caribbean seafood was held at the Hilton Trinidad, in late May, to encourage innovation in the fisheries sector.

Coordinated by the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), in partnership with

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Brian Hagenbuch

Published on
May 25, 2018

Bristol Bay, Alaskas sockeye salmon season opens 1 June, and the annual guessing game on how much processors will pay per pound is underway. The mood seems to be one of cautious optimism, as indicators point to last seasons strong price holding

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Ben Fisher

Published on
May 23, 2018

Red carpets and Alaskan Airlines Boeing jets painted with sockeye salmon livery welcomed the first shipment of Copper River salmon from Cordova, Alaska, U.S.A.  to Seattle’s Tacoma International Airport last week. 

Prices for Copper River salmon are expected to

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Cliff White

Published on
May 23, 2018

More should have been done to investigate the deaths of three at-sea fisheries observers in 2015 and 2015, according to a newly released report commissioned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Jason Holland

Published on
May 22, 2018

Farmed Atlantic salmon prices in the first-quarter of this year increased to the levels seen towards the end of 2017 in all major markets, although they remained lower than the record highs seen a year previously, according to Marine Harvest.

In its Q1 2018 trading statement, the salmon producer stated that in local currencies, the average price paid for salmon in Europe in Q1 2018 decreased by 14.1 percent year-on-year to EUR 6.25 (USD 7.35)

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Allan Lynch

Published on
May 15, 2018

Controversy is mounting over the Canadian government’s decision to reallocate a portion of  the quota for the Arctic surf clam fishery

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May 11, 2018

This is the time of year when commercial fishermen in South Carolina prepare for the start of the upcoming shrimp season. However, an abnormally cold winter has put the brakes on that, at least temporarily

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