Wed. May 22 2019

ANALYSIS: Chinese Tariff's Impact on Red Swimming Crab Meat Market  

Consolidated Catfish to Take Over SouthFresh Alabama Plant, Keep it Operating  

China: LDC-Haid JV Starts Work on Tianjin Aqua Feed Mill

Tue. May 21 2019

Newfoundland Crab Price Panel Lowers Price to $4.90 After Processors Appeal for Reconsideration  

Adak Groups, NOAA, and Secretary of Commerce Ross Appeal Decision to Rescind Amendment 113

Mary B II Hearing on Capsizing Incident Wraps Up in Newport, Oregon  

AAP Report Gives Pediatricians Data on Benefits of Increased Fish Consumption for Children

Oregon Shrimpers May Look to State for Oversight as Partial Strike Continues  

How AquaMaof is Setting Up Aquaculture Companies for Success

Shrimp Featured in Meal Kit Company Blue Apron's First Grilling Box  

Captain D's Opens 26th Restaurant in North Carolina Summary Tuesday, May 21

Mon. May 20 2019

The Winding Glass: Is the Seafood Industry Awash in Corruption?   

LISTEN: Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuit Obsessed; Dolphin-Safe Tuna Suit; and More!  

Copper River Opener Sees Encouraging Start to 2019 Run

Russian Fish Harvests Level Off, Decrease After Years of Consecutive Growth  

Anchorage Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BBRSDA’s Anti-Pebble Activities

Rising Demand, Unstable Supply Force China to Start Processing More Basa  

First Wild Copper River Salmon Delivered to Seattle by Alaska Air Cargo  

Shenzhen Customs Seizes 732 kg of Smuggled Geoducks from the U.S.  

VIDEO: Urner Barry Staff Taste Test Vinalhaven Smoked Lobster Summary Monday, May 20

Fri. May 17 2019

Vietnam Takes Advantage of U.S.-China Trade War  

Alaskans Enjoy the Journey of the First Copper River Salmon of the Year  

VIDEO: Cheddar Bay Biscuits; DFO Closes Fishing Areas; Consumers Sue Canned Tuna Companies  

Frankenfish Name Embraced by Makers, Updates

Trident Seafoods' Dan Murphy Joins Seafood Nutrition Partnership's Board of Directors

New Season of "Chef's A' Field: Good Catch" to Feature Sustainable Seafood   

Fisheries Debate Over Marine Parks Heats Up On Eve of Australia’s General Election

Captain D's Reopens Corporate-Owned Tennessee Location A Little Over Year After Fire Summary Friday, May 17

Thu. May 16 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Suspends Air Service to and from Venezuela  

DFO Temporarily Closes Fishing Areas Due to Presence of North Atlantic Right Whales  

Alaska’s Bear-Viewing Industry Threatened by Pebble Mine

Economic Reports Show Seafood, Transportation Industries Contribute Billions to Northwest Economy

Bipartisan Group in Senate Introduce Bill to Restore Funding to Fishing Safety Training Grants

Crab House Trading Corp. Recalls Over 36,000 Pounds of Frozen Siluriformes Products  

Legal Seafoods, Lobster Gram Named 'Best of 2019' By Summary Thursday, May 16

Florida Stone Crabbers Experienced Crustacean Frustration This Season. They Say Red Tide is to Blame  

Benchmark's New Land-Based Salmon Egg Production Facility to Open Next Week  

Seven Seas International USA Recalls Biltmore Smoked Salmon Due to Possible Health Risk  

Wed. May 15 2019 Summary Wednesday, May 15

Op-Ed: Murkowski's Lack of Oversight on Pebble

New Rules to Protect Chinook Salmon in Fraser and Avoid "Path to Extinction"

Consumers Sue Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist Over 'Dolphin-Safe' Claims  

Italian National Pleads Guilty After Attempting to Traffic Cocaine on Fishing Vessels

Florida Stone Crab Season to Close on Thursday  

Sea Delight Joins NFI's Crab Council, Red Crab Council

ANALYSIS: Tariffs High, Inventory Holdings Low  

Pebble Mine vs. Salmon Fishermen Gets Heard in Court, No Judgment Yet  

Red Lobster Launches Cheddar Bay Biscuits Sweepstakes in Honor of National Biscuit Day

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It’s April. Why are Live Lobster Prices Falling Like a Stone?

There is definitely a hiccup in the live lobster market. Historically, April is usually the time of highest live prices for the year.

This is because new Canadian seasons have not yet started — they open May 1, and cold water generally inhibits catches for areas that are open, along Southwestern Nova Scotia and the Bay of Fundy, and those who held lobsters in tanks and tubes are nearing the end of their inventory.

But this year, April prices for 1 1/8 lb hard shell...

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