Mon. Jul 22 2019

Right Whale Deaths Remain At 8; Minister Wilkinson Comments on Protection Measures

LISTEN: Gorton's Seafood CEO Retires; Publix Announces Seafood Labeling Program and More  

Icebreaker and UA Research Vessel Sikuliaq Key to Sustainability of Alaska’s Fisheries

Columbia Basin Plan Gets the Go-Ahead from NMFS HQ  

Southern Shrimp Alliance Mourns Former President and Industry Leader Elaine Knight  

Study Predicts Climate Change Could Result in Decline of Hawai'i's Bigeye Tuna  

Grubhub Continues to Deny Accusations of "Fake Fees"

Bacon Flavored Seaweed is a New Hit for Foodies

Thai Union Shows Off Yellowfin Tuna Slices, Tuna Infusion at Thailand Industry Expo  

University of Aberdeen: Still Time for Scottish Fishing Industry to Adapt to Climate Change

Fri. Jul 19 2019

Gorton's Seafood President and CEO Judson Reis to Retire; VP of Sales Kurt Hogan Promoted

The Fishery Problem from Hell: Right Whales and Gear Entanglement (The Winding Glass)   

Zhangzidao Fined After Third Scallop Failure; Public Confidence Drops Amid Company's Defense  

VIDEO: Whittier Dock Fire; Right Whale Entanglement; Publix Seafood Labeling; Inslee Tours Recovery

Salmon Sizzling in Alaska; Early Prices  

DFO, Canadian Coast Guard Begin 3-Day Operation to Remove Ghost Gear from Gulf of St. Lawrence

Kamchatka Salmon, Crab Harvests May be on Downward Swing This Year  

Mowi to Purchase Norwegian Salmon Farming Company K. Strømmen Lakseoppdrett AS  

P.E.I. Mussel King Receives More Than $49K in Funding From Government of Canada   

Arkansas District Court Orders Grocery Warehouse to Stop Distributing Food

42-Year-Old Woman Medevacked Off Fishing Vessel Near Noyes Island, Alaska

Weis Markets Names Bob Gleeson VP of Fresh Merchandising

Thu. Jul 18 2019

Publix Shows How to Be Independent of MSC Ecolabels, while Building Customer Trust

Washington Salmon, Recovery Efforts Grow Through Shoreline Restoration, Land-based Whale Watching  

USCG Buoy Tenders Ensure “Economic Security” of Alaska’s $6B Seafood Industry

Future Fishery, Ocean Programs Brace for Budget Axe

New Area 2A Halibut Season-Setting Process Begins in September  

Consumers Want Convenience; Nielsen Study Finds Growth Among Swiss Shoppers Summary Thursday, July 18

Wed. Jul 17 2019

Whittier Dock Fire Triggers State of Emergency as Peak Fishing and Cruise Season Arrives

Vietnam’s Low Basa Prices Produce Ripple Effect in China; Shrimp Sector Likely to Boost Exports  

Spanish Company Cocedero Invests €500,000 in Octopus Line  

Sergey Darkin Aims to Become Leading Russian Fish Producer in the Years to Come Summary Wednesday, July 17

U.S. Consumers Care About Environmentally Friendly, Recycled Packaging When Shopping

CORRECTION: Coast Guard Finds Federal Fisheries Violations on 5 Recreational Fishing Vessels

NY/NJ Baykeeper Deploys 1 Million Oysters in Raritan Bay  

Tue. Jul 16 2019

EPA in Pacific Northwest Weighs in Against Pebble Mine: Draft EIS Inadequate for Meaningful Analysis Summary Tuesday, July 16

We'koqma'q First Nation Partners With Cooke Aquaculture on Sales, Marketing of Steelhead Trout  

How a NOAA Aerial Whale Survey Team Aided Canadian Rescuers in Effort to Disentangle Right Whale

ASC Revises Salmon and Freshwater Trout Standard  

Coast Guard Coordinates Complex Rescue of 2 Fishermen More than 1300 Miles Southwest of San Diego

5 Alaska Fishermen Rescued After Vessel Sinks Near Black Island

Captain D's Launches Their Limited Time Lobster & Crab Celebration Menu  

'Deadliest Catch' Star Sig Hansen Helps Launch Resqunit's Canadian Operations  

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Gulf Shrimp Landings Fall Below 2017 Average for Second Month in a Row

Gulf shrimp landings have fallen below both the 2017 figure and the prior eight-year average for the second month in a row. According to seafood market reporter Jim Kenny, the drop below the eight-year average has actually occurred 8 out of 11 months this year.

Due to the government shutdown, the National Marine Fisheries Service just released numbers for November 2018 and landings for all species, headless came in at 8.207 million lbs. To compare, landings in November 2017 hit 8.898 million lbs...

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