Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Northern Shrimp Section has extended the moratorium on commercial fishing for the 2018 season in response to the depleted condition of the resource. The northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) fishery has been closed since… Read More
Under 11.6 million pounds (5,262 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico last month, down slightly compared to a year previously and the lowest October catch recorded for the… Read More
Some 51.28 million sockeye salmon are expected to return to Bristol Bay in 2018, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) has forecasted. Such a run would be 18 percent greater than the region’s most recent 10-year average and 41 percent more than the long-term mean of 33.78 million… Read More
The global supply of Atlantic salmon increased by 10 percent year-on-year in the third-quarter of 2017 to reach a level of around 588,300 metric tons (MT), and a similar increase is also expected in the… Read More
U.S. fishermen landed 317.3 million pounds (143,925 metric tons – MT) of crab, valued at USD 704.3 million (EUR 605.3 million) in 2016. While the volume was down by more than 9 million pounds (4,082 MT) or 3 percent compared with the previous year, the value represented an increase of 4 percent or USD 25.6 million (EUR 22 million), finds NOAA Fisheries’ new Fisheries of the United States 2016 report.
According to NOAA, last… Read More
The global harvest of farmed Atlantic salmon in the third-quarter of 2017 increased by 9 percent year-on-year to 523,400 metric tons (MT), resulting in reduced prices in key markets, according to Marine Harvest.
In its Q3 trading statement, the salmon producer confirmed the total salmon supply from Norway increased by 4.3 percent to 283,600 MT, compared with the corresponding three months of 2016. In the same period, the volumes from Scotland… Read More