Mon. Jul 15 2019

Bristol Bay Run Could Reach 50M Sockeye, if Port Moller Results are in Line with Previous Years  

China's Value as Huge Shrimp Market Results in Both Foreign Winners and Losers  

Urner Barry Rolls Out Updated Foreign Trade Data Platform

LISTEN: Lobster Bait Alternative; Fortune International's New Acquisition; Amazon Prime Day and More  

Unusual Die-Offs of Pink Salmon, Marine Mammals, Seabirds, and Krill in Alaska’s Northwest Frontier  

Amazon Prime Day: 5 Seafood Organizations You Can Support For Free While You Shop

Japanese Fishing Co. Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million Fine For Attempting to Cover Up Illegal Pollution Summary Monday, July 15

Fri. Jul 12 2019

Alaska’s Fisheries No Longer the Gold Standard, as Budget Fiasco Threatens Research and Management   

FISH-NL Seeking Immediate Halt to All Fishing for Northern Cod Outside Stewardship Fishery  

Bristol Bay Catches Continue Up a Week After the Season’s Historical Peak

Alaska Fisheries Budget Fares Better Than Most

Congressmen Young and Van Drew Introduce Bipartisan Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization

VIDEO: Maine's Lobster Bait Crisis; Sea Shepherd Petition; Prime Day; Protecting Right Whales  

Maine Gov. Mills Directs State to Present Alternative Plan to Protect Endangered Right Whales

Maine Delegation Sends Letter to Trump Regarding Impact of Whale Regulations on Lobster Industry  

Maine Lawmakers Send Another Request Seeking Relief for Lobster Industry Amidst Trade War with China  

ASPA Reinforces That Commercial Wild-Caught Shrimp from Gulf of Mexico is Safe to Eat  

Planted's Pea-based Chicken, a Meatless Alternative, Was Inspired by Hagfish Slime Summary Friday, July 12

Thu. Jul 11 2019

Bristol Bay Harvest Exceeds 26.1M Forecast; Naknek-Kvichak Catch Now at 6 Million Sockeye  

Maine Lobster Bait Crisis: Cooke Aquaculture Receives Approval for Blackbelly Rosefish  

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas on July 15  

Opinion: B.C. Still “Dragging its Feet” on Mine Safety. UFA Asks AK Delegation to "Lock it In."

California Congressman Announces Listening Tour for Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

Russia Plans to Build At Least 30 New Crab Vessels in Coming Years  

Alaskans Own Delivers For a Decade  

Veramaris CEO Looks at Next Steps After Opening of $200 Mln Omega-3 Algal Oil Facility in Nebraska  

Thai Union Awarded Asia's Best CEO, Best Investor Relations Company at Asia Excellence Awards Summary Thursday, July 11

Wed. Jul 10 2019

Acoustic Tags Reveal Dungeness Crab Ranges; Research May Inform Management, Offshore Energy Siting  

URNER BARRY: King Crab Imports on the Rise?  

Fortune International Expands Reach into Gulf States with Acquisition of Jubilee Seafood

China's Tilapia Industry Works to Build Domestic Market Under Trade War Shadow  

NMFS Rejects Sea Shepherd Petition to Ban Seafood Imports from New Zealand

Fish Catches, Prices, Sales by AK Region  

Louisiana Lawmakers Ask Secretary Ross to Review Impacts to Louisiana's Fishery Resources  

Seafood Nutrition Partnership Receives 2-Year Funding Commitment From Walton Family Foundation Summary Wednesday, July 10

Tue. Jul 9 2019

Transport Canada Introduces New Measures to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales After 6 Deaths

Tragic Explosion and Fire at Whittier Dock in PWS; Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Person

N. Pacific Council Asks Dept of Justice to Follow Through on Appeal Invalidating Adak Cod Set Aside

Whole Foods Offering Discount on Wild-Caught Sockeye Salmon Fillets as Part of Prime Day  

Russia Considering Changes to Foreign Quotas This Year

Publix Partners with SFP and GSSI to Improve Transparency and Sustainability

Alaska Fishing Updates for July 2019  

REPORTER: Pollock is a Hot Topic at Major Seafood Shows  

Trust Between Industry and Government is Key for UK Fishing Industry Post Brexit Summary Tuesday, July 9

Friendly's Restaurant Adds Lobster Quesadilla, Lobster Mac & Cheese to Summer Menu  

Omega Shipyard Vessel to Join Cooke Uruguay's South American Red Crab Fishery  

Applebee's Adds Shrimp to Their All You Can Eat Dining Event  

Scottish Salmon Company Looking To Sell Business  

REPORTER: Increased Demand and Growing Imports Continue for Farmed Salmon  

Mon. Jul 8 2019 Summary Monday, July 8

How Seafood Nutrition Partnership is Working to Get Americans to Eat More Seafood

Under-Regulated Toothfish Operations Eliminated by Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement's MoP  

NFI President John Connelly Responds to WSJ Opinion Piece on Plant-Based Labeling

Bolton Group Purchases Tri Marine’s Global Tuna Supply Operations

LISTEN: Fish Consumption for Pregnant Women; Chicken of The Sea's Basil Infusions Tuna; and More

Amid Heat and Haze Bristol Bay Harvests Second Day of 2 Million Salmon

Despite Higher Tariffs, the U.S. May Still Turn to China for Processed Seafood    

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Canadian Food Price Report Predicts Seafood Prices to Potentially Fall in 2019

Researchers from the University of Guelph and Dalhousie University are predicting that grocery bills in Canada will increase in 2019. However, that price increase won’t be coming from seafood.

Based on Canada’s Food Price Report, food spending is expected to increase 1.5 to 3.5 percent next year. But when looking at seafood specifically, costs are expected to either remain the same, or fall up to 2 percent. The reason? Researchers believe that a drop will occur due to a “surge in consumption of plant-based proteins...

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