Wed. Oct 17 2018

Nova Scotia Lobster Co. Charged by DFO with Illegal Purchases Goes into Receivership  


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


Tue. Oct 16 2018

Groundfish Forum: Global Whitefish Supply Continues to Decline for 2019  


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


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


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


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


Russia to Start Export Fish Sales Through Auctions in Coming Months  


Biomar Opens New Shrimp Research Unit in Ecuador  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, October 16


Mon. Oct 15 2018

The Seafood Industry and the China Tariffs: A Deep Dive Into NFI's Seafood, See Jobs Campaign


Norwegian Food Safety Authority Denies Company Permission for Land Based Salmon Farm


Major High Resolution Study of Global Trawl Footprint Finds it is Far Lower Than Some NGO's Suggest


Imported Seafood Lures More Chinese Foodies, According to JD Report  


Nordic Aquafarms Opens Corporate Office as They Continue to Move Forward with Belfast Facility  


E-commerce Boosts Guolian’s Sales in China


Australian Trawl Fishers Cheer as Massive Seismic Survey Rejected


'Puntada Invisible' Wins WSI Video Competition


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, October 15


Fri. Oct 12 2018

Presentations at Right Whale Meeting Highlight Questions; Issues in Lobster Gear Modification


NFI Communications Manager Lynsee Fowler Breaks Down the Seafood, See Jobs Campaign


Russian Does Not Foresee Crisis Looming in Crab Industry as New Auction Plan Moves Forward  


VIDEO: Mazzetta Sues Over Tariffs; Lobster Exports Surge; China Seafood Expo Sold Out and More


SeaPak Launches On-The-Go Shrimp Cocktail Nationwide  


Traffic Chaos Marks a Difficult Start for Tokyo’s New Fish Market  


New Canadian Commissioner Appointed to the International Pacific Halibut Commission


Northeast Canyon's Monument Defenders Never Looked at Costs, Considered Alternatives (Opinion)


Coastal Villages Continues Education Program that Sends Youth to Seattle


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, October 12


Thu. Oct 11 2018

Mazzetta Sues Government Over Vietnam Shrimp Tariffs; Says Black Tiger Pricing is Not Comparable  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, October 11


Remembering Past Urner Barry President, John Merrill Carter


NOAA Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Traceability Program for U.S. Farmed Shrimp, Abalone  


Red Lobster Reportedly Has a 'Secret' Endless Shrimp Menu  


Chef Barton Seaver Launches ‘Seafood & the Menu’ Magazine


Blue Economy in Alaska Focus of Ocean Technology Sprint (Fish Radio)


China Fisheries Show, Largest in World, Fully Sold Out, with Foreign Participation up 12% This Year


EJF Says Chinese Interests Illegally Own Most of Ghanian Industrial Fishing Fleet; Call for Reforms


Icicle’s Jessie Keplinger Named First Female President of Halibut Association of North America  


ANALYSIS: Chilean Fillets Adjust Lower Amid Record Breaking Fresh Fillet Volumes  


Wed. Oct 10 2018

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, October 10


ASC, Fair Trade USA Sign MOU to Pilot Fair Trade USA’s Requirements in Some ASC-Certified Fish Farms


INTERVIEW: Responsible Feed Ingredient Sourcing Key to Sustainable Aquaculture Growth


Latest Lobster Numbers Show Continued Surge in Exports to Canada  


Ups and Downs for 2019 Groundfish Catches  


James Beard Foundation Launches “Waste Not” Campaign to Reduce Food Waste


Alaska Snow Crab Increase is Bad News for Their Cousins  


Gray Market for U.S. Lobsters Bound for China but Sold Through Canada Worries Fishermen  


ANALYSIS: New Zealand Mussel Shortfall Endures  


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Massachusetts Lobster Fishing Ban Extended to May 16 to Protect Whales

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Associated Press] - May 8, 2018

Massachusetts officials have extended a ban on lobster fishing along Cape Cod Bay because critically endangered right whales are feeding in the area.

The Patriot Ledger reports that the state Division of Marine Fisheries announced lobstermen won’t be able to set their traps until May 16, two weeks later than usual.

The state says surveys have found up to 100 right whales are still in western Cape Cod Bay.

Lobstermen have faced a ...

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