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Mon. Dec 17 2018

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Brexit Fisheries: Status Quo is Most Likely Outcome in Near Term, as UK has Fish, but EU has Markets


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Fri. Dec 14 2018

NMFS Releases Latest Fisheries of US Report; Alaska On Top for Volume, Value  


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Groundfish Enterprise Council Changes Name to Atlantic Groundfish Council


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Hokkaido Scallop Season Ends with Landings Up 16% Over 2016; Another Increase seen for 2018

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - December 5, 2017  

The co-operatives responsible for Japanese landings of Hokkaido scallops in the Sea of Okhotsk have reported their results.  Final landing volume should come to around 205,000 tons. 

This is the largest volume in the past three years.

According to the Hokkaido Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Associations, overall cumulative landings as of Nov. 20 was 203276 tons, up 16% from a year before.

Final overall landings are foreseen to total around 205,000 tons as compared with 178800 tons last season.

The Hokkaido Federation says that actual landings in the northern area exceeded their initial plan by 17%, with those in the southern area standing about 5% beyond that level. 

Local scallopers note that this is due to  increased landings in the spring, with more adult scallops.

Further growth in production is anticipated in the coming year...

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