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  


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


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


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


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


Chef Barton Seaver Launches ‘Seafood & the Menu’ Magazine


Red Lobster Reportedly Has a 'Secret' Endless Shrimp Menu  


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


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


Remembering Past Urner Barry President, John Merrill Carter


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, October 11


Wed. Oct 10 2018

Latest Lobster Numbers Show Continued Surge in Exports to Canada  


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


INTERVIEW: Responsible Feed Ingredient Sourcing Key to Sustainable Aquaculture Growth


Ups and Downs for 2019 Groundfish Catches  


Alaska Snow Crab Increase is Bad News for Their Cousins  


ANALYSIS: New Zealand Mussel Shortfall Endures  


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


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


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, October 10


Tue. Oct 9 2018

Pangasius Import Volumes Recover Somewhat After USDA Equivalence Ruling for Vietnam  


Council Drops Preliminary 2019 GOA Pollock TAC by One-Third, Cod Down by 5%


SSC May Recommend Higher East Coast Scallop Landings for 2019 Tomorrow  


Bristol Bay Chilling Rate for Salmon Likely to Be Higher Than Last Year's Record  


Get Your Free Salmon Insider's Report!  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, October 9


Nick Bouth Promoted to Handy Seafood’s Foodservice National Sales Manager


Charoen Pokphand Foods Working to End IUU Fishing


Chungsan Fishermen’s Organization First Abalone Farm in South Korea to Achieve ASC Certification  


Russian Fishing Company to Build 9 Trawlers at Domestic Shipyards  


Mon. Oct 8 2018

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, October 8


Thai Union Nominated for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Annual Stop Slavery Award


LISTEN: Crab Quotas; NRF 2018 Holiday Sales Forecast; and More on the SeafoodNews Podcast


Full MSC Certification Will Give Papua New Guinea a Better Deal on Tuna  


Clean Seas Seafood Limited Launches First SensoryFresh Range Across Key European Markets  


The U.S. Turns to Vietnam for Basa Supply After Losing China Tilapia Markets Due to Tariffs  


Frozen Seafood is a Rising Star in China's Sam's Clubs  


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Bering Sea Snow Crab Quota Set at 27.6 Million Pounds, up 50% from 2017, Good Recruitment Continuing

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Susan Chambers - October 3, 2018

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and NMFS announced the Bering Sea snow crab quota for this year and it's good news: It's almost a 50 percent increase over last year's quota.

That's not much, considering last year's quota was the lowest quota since 1971. However, this year's total allowable catch (TAC) of 27.581 million pounds will afford the crab industry an improved season.  Traditionally the industry focuses first on king crab, and begins harvesting snow crab in January...

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