Thu. Nov 15 2018

America’s Finest Wins Jones Act Exemption in Senate Coast Guard Bill, but will have Sideboards on Po

Seafood Industry Applauds Coast Guard Bill that Ends Much Uncertainty for Vessels Under 79 feet

Symphony of Seafood Debuts 10 New Products  

Coast Guard Rescue 4 Fishermen Off Maine Coast

GAA Debuting Documentary Short Film About Indonesian Shrimp Farming  

Wed. Nov 14 2018

Clearwater Receives Patent for Vision System for Grading Lobsters That Are Molting  

Bay Area Consumers Have Dungeness for Thanksgiving; Rest of West Coast Seasons Likely Delayed  

There is Now a Plant-Based Food Certification for Seafood Alternatives

Scotland May Be Left in the Cold on Brexit, As No Clear Fisheries Guarantee Emerges

Marine Harvest Builds New Processing Plant in Shanghai, its 6th in Asia  

Texas Shrimp Producer NaturalShrimp Conducting Final Tests in Enclosed Salt Water Systems  

#FutureFishAndChips Campaign Raises Awareness About Plastic in Oceans with Crazy Stunt

Applebee's Launches Catering; Offers More Shrimp Options With Bigger, Bolder Grill Combo Menu  

Captain D’s Brings Back Family Meal, Launches $3.49 Snacks Summary Wednesday, November 14

Tue. Nov 13 2018

Alexa Tonkovich Resigns as ASMI Director

Bristol Bay Sockeye Forecast Reduced for 2019, Board of Fish Update  

Ocean Phoenix Confirms Deal is Likely for Purchase of F/V Pacific Glacier

Marine Harvest Proposes Changing Company Name to Mowi; Joins Long Tradition of Company Rebrandings

East Coast Seafood Launches New Retail Brand for Holidays

China Basa Processing Plants Run Into Trouble with Rising Prices, Farm Stocking  

ASC Celebrates China's 10th ASC-Certified Farm  

Algeria Teams up with Egypt to Develop Nile Tilapia Aquaculture  

EDF, Santa Barbara ChannelKeeper Celebrate Judge’s Decision to Halt Offshore Fracking Pending Review

Canadian Government Creates Nature Legacy to Protect Country’s Nature and Wildlife

Canada’s Arctic Glacier Canada Fined for Fisheries Act Violation Summary Tuesday, November 13

Mon. Nov 12 2018

Letters: Ray Hilborn Clarifies Thoughts on MSC

San Francisco Crab Season Opens Nov. 15; Areas North to Mendocino Delayed Due to Domoic Acid  

JD.COM Reaches Record USD$23 Billion During Singles Day Shopping Festival

1,300 Fishermen Wanted First New Scallop Licenses Since 2009. Only Four Got Them.  

LISTEN: Alaska Fish News; Mexico Shrimp Production; October Refusals; and More  

Russia Expects No Significant Increase in Crab Harvests; More Live Exports in Future  

Maine: New Protections for Herring but Lobster Bait Crunch Imminent  

Plant-Based Seafood Company Sophie’s Kitchen Joins PepsiCo’s Nutrition Greenhouse Program Summary Monday, November 12

Fri. Nov 9 2018

High Liner’s 3rd Quarter Disappointing; Completes 14% Reduction in Salaried Workforce

Samherji, One of Iceland’s Largest Fishing Companies, Wins 8 Year Struggle with Central Bank

West Coast Whale Entanglement Causes, Solutions Detailed in New Report

ANALYSIS: Canada Whole Farmed Salmon Market Shifting to 12-14lb Size; Norway, Scotland Lower Offers  

Halibut’s a Wrap But There’s Lots of Fishing Going on Across Alaska  

VIDEO: Mexico Shrimp Production; Alaska Fishermen Sentenced; NZ Mussels Imports Fall and More  

Singapore Investment Fund Plans Global Rollout of Indoor RAS Salmon Farms

October 2018 Tuna, Mahi Refusals Up YTD; Shrimp Refusals Drop Slightly  

Alaska Senators Applaud $30 Million Alaska Pollock Procurement Contract for Nutrition Programs Summary Friday, November 9

Maine Scallop Season starting Soon with Minimal Changes from 2017-2018 Season  

FFAW Speaks out on Oil and Gas Activity in NL Marine Reserve

NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program Awards Over $8.3 Million in Grants

Applications Open for IAFI’s 2019 Peter Howgate Award

Thu. Nov 8 2018 Summary Thursday, November 8

Captain D’s Awards 2018 Pride Cup to Georgia General Manager

Univ. of Texas Finds Gulf Fish Spawning Not Impacted by Hurricanes

In-Store Pickup Trend Growing: Online Grocery Company Instacart Expands Pickup Nationally

U.S. Coast Guard Stops 2 Lancha Boats from Illegally Fishing  

Single Snow Crab Bought for $23,000 as ‘Echizen Gani’ Snow Crab Fishery Begins in Sea of Japan  

Ocean Choice International Enters into Marketing Agreement with Qingdao Meichu Food Co.

Two Alaska Fishermen Sentenced for Harassing, Killing Steller Sea Lions

Mexico May Produce Nearly 140,000 Tons of Shrimp, Up About 15%, but it’s Not Coming to the US  

Alaska Fishing Jobs Set Records in 2017

Samuel Martin Named Atlantic Cape Fisheries’ New COO

ANALYSIS: NZ Mussels - September Imports Fall 75%; Lowest Ever Recorded  

ANALYSIS: A Year of Pangasius Imports in the Books Under USDA    

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Duncan Fields, New ASMI Board Member, Reflects on His Decades in Alaska Fisheries

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - November 2, 2018

The newest member on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s Board of Directors is Duncan Fields, a Kodiak harvester who served on the Board once before from 2004 2007. Fields left to join the federal North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, from which he termed out last year. He replaces Fritz Johnson, a Dillingham-based gillnetter who has served on Alaska’s Board of Fish and is currently a director on the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association ...

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