North America

Published on
December 11, 2017

The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) said it had approved “substantial quota increases” for a number of important groundfish stocks in 2018,

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Published on
December 4, 2017

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

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Published on
November 30, 2017

Canada’s farmed seafood production last year totaled 200,565 metric tons (MT) achieving revenues of more than CAD 1.3 billion USD 1 billion, EUR 852.5 million), which

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Published on
November 28, 2017

Approximately 4.6 million sockeye salmon are expected to return to Alaska's Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) in 2018, delivering a commercial harvest of 1.9 million

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Published on
November 27, 2017

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

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Published on
November 21, 2017

U.S. fishermen landed 40.6 million pounds (18,416 metric tons – MT) of bay and sea scallops, valued at USD 488 million (EUR 416.2 million) last

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Published on
November 20, 2017

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

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Published on
November 17, 2017

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

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Published on
November 6, 2017

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

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Published on
November 6, 2017

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

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