Tue. Oct 23 2018

Cod Longliners and Amendment 80 Fleet Lose Out as Alaska BOF Expands State's Take of Pacific Cod

Steve Marmer of E. Frank Hopkins Passes Away

How Some Seafood Investors Go ‘Round and ‘Round

With 3Ps Cod Stocks Not Recovering, FFAW Calls for Ban on Offshore Trawler Harvest  

Washington Commercial Crabber Busted for Pre-Season Poaching  

INTERVIEW: Norwegian Salmon Producer Nordlaks Looks at Bright Future  

NFI’s 2018 Future Leaders Class Raising Money for SeaShare

BAP Program Introduces New Infographic to Educate Consumers About Aquaculture

Nova Scotia Fish and Seafood Sector Receive Funding Through Atlantic Fisheries Fund

ASC Defends against Canada’s SeaChoice Criticism of Salmon Certifications, Says Based on Old Info

SFP Ranks Antarctic Krill Fishery in ‘Very Good Condition’ for 4th Year in a Row  

Barndoor Skate Now Sustainable Seafood Choice After Years of Prohibited Fishing  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, October 23

Mon. Oct 22 2018

ANALYSIS: Stone Crab Season Opens With Initial Low Landings  

LISTEN: Future Leaders and SeaShare Project; 3rd Right Whale Death; StarKist Pleads Guilty

Sea of Okhotsk Pollock Catch Will be More Than 1 million Tons with Improved Fall Fishing  

NFI’s Seafood, See Jobs Campaign Returns to Minnesota to Highlight Importance of Trade

Like Other Sectors, UK Seafood Industry Faces Waves of Uncertainty Over Brexit

White Shrimp Prices Drop in Guangxi, Where Farmers Hope for Better Winter Market  

Alaska Ferry Acidity Tests Show Water is More Corrosive in Fall/Winter

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, October 22

Fri. Oct 19 2018

StarKist Gets $100 Million Fine in Guilty Plea on Tuna Price Fixing; More Payments to Vendors Likely

Preliminary Sablefish TACs Don’t Necessarily Mean High Quotas for 2019

VIDEO: Trawler Damaged; Global Whitefish Supply Declines; Seafood, See Jobs Campaign and More  

Urner Barry’s Seafood Import Workshop Brings Together Industry Professionals and Government Reps

West Coast Pink Shrimp Fishery Improved This Year: Better Landings, Better Shrimp  

Norway: Skretting Factory in Averøy Now Producing Salmon Feed with Insect Meal  

Seafish Launching Young Seafood Leaders Network For U.K. Seafood Professionals

INSIGHT: Arrival of New Insect Feed Capacities May Give New Dynamic to Aqua Feed Sector

FFAW applauds National Report on Canadian Marine Reserves that Warns Against Arbitrary Timelines

Indonesia To Produce 400,000 tons of Pangasius This Year, Attracted by High Price  

EU, Republic of Korea Join Forces in Fight Against IUU Fishing

All About Healthy Foods Launches Plant-Based Seafood Alternative  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, October 19

Thu. Oct 18 2018

Jeff Bolton new CEO at Atlantic Capes as Danny Cohen Retires, Remains Chairman of the Board

Ak. Gov Candidate Mike Dunleavy Accused of Turning Back on Fishing Industry after Cancelling Debate

Norway and Russia Reduce 2019 Barents Sea Cod Quota to 725,000 tons, a 7% Decrease over 2018  

UK study says farmed shrimp is as safe as any food, but websites continue to push false information

FFAW Calls on DFO to Re-open Mackerel Fishery, Says Biomass Estimates of Low Abundance are Wrong

Norwegian Fishing Company and Software Group Create PC Game Based on Fishing the Barents Sea

Sea Grant Announces 2018 Aquaculture Research Awards  

Canada's SeaChoice Criticizes ASC Certified Salmon Farms for Often Being Below Stated Standards

NOAA announces three at-large appointments to Regional Fishery Management Councils

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, October 18

Wed. Oct 17 2018

Alaska Board of Fish Rejects Pressure to Rule on Hatchery Issues at October Meeting   

California Spiny Lobster Fishery Closed in State Waters Around Anacapa Island Due to Domoic Acid  

Ugly Crab Campaign Aims to Expand Markets for Old Shell Crab  

AquaBounty gets CA$2 Million Construction Loan From PEI to Build 250 Ton Salmon Production Facility

NOAA Confirms 3rd North Atlantic Right Whale Mortality of 2018

New Nielsen Study Shows Sustainability is an Opportunity for Growth

America Buys More Pangasius and China Exerts Less Influence on the Global Market  

Sen Elizabeth Warren Again Reiterates her Support for Carlos’ Permits Remaining in New Bedford

China Likely to See More Pangasius Price Increases Due to Exchange Rates, Farm Prices  

Captain D’s Opens 29th Location in Mississippi

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, October 17

Tue. Oct 16 2018

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, October 16

Ecuador Small Pelagics Fishery Accepted by IFFO RS into Fishery Improvement Program

Groundfish Forum: Global Whitefish Supply Continues to Decline for 2019  

Biomar Opens New Shrimp Research Unit in Ecuador  

Stay Ahead of the Curve With Urner Barry’s Seafood Import Workshop, Taking Place This Thursday

Alaska Board of Fish To Hear Prince Willian Sound Hatchery Issues Today

With Sufficient Supply, King Crab Becomes More Common and Popular in China  

Russia to Start Export Fish Sales Through Auctions in Coming Months  

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Shrimp Imports Continue to Accelerate, Driven by Retail Demand

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  by John Sackton - December 5, 2017

The latest shrimp import figures show that shrimp demand in the US is continuing to accelerate, particularly in retail categories.

Through the end of October, 2017, total US shrimp imports now stand at a record 1.19 billion pounds, compared to the year ago figure of 1.08 billion lbs.  This is a 10.4% increase.

Peeled raw shrimp continues to dominate, with India accounting for around 50% of all peeled raw imports.

Total peeled imports were 508 million lbs., compared to 439 million the prior year.  India accounted for 230 million lbs. or 49%...

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