Fri. Dec 6 2019

The Winding Glass: Tuna Case Shows Private Equity and Seafood are Not Always a Good Fit  

Bering Sea TACs Set Amid Council Debate on Sablefish TAC

VIDEO: Ex-Bumble Bee CEO Convicted; Seafood Trade Mission; Farmed Salmon Analysis; Atlantic Halibut  

ANALYSIS: Scallop Prices at 2017 Levels  

ANALYSIS: Lobster Imports Decline in October; Still at the Mercy of Canadian Trade  

Canadian Industry Partnership Obtains MSC Certification for Turbot Fishery  

Research Shows Lights on Small-scale Gillnets Save Turtles and Dolphins

Kingfish Zeeland Secures Strategic Funding for Its EU and US Expansion

Training for Alaska's Seaweed Farmers

Atlantic Capes Fisheries Spearheading Fishery Improvement Projects for Mexican Bay Scallops Summary Friday, December 6

Thu. Dec 5 2019

West Coast Dungeness Crab Meat Quality Improving, Still Low in Some Areas  

Food Export Northeast Trade Mission: Spreads US Lobster in Dubai, Introduces Jonah Crab in Spain  

ANALYSIS: Mixed Beginning to December for Farmed Salmon  

2020 Stikine and Taku Rivers Chinook Salmon Forecasts Below Desired Escapement Minimum  

Ecuador Adopts Tuna Action Plan Following EU Yellow Card  

China’s Tilapia Industry Worsens Amid Colder Weather, Trade Issues, Other Factors  

Zhangzidao Challenged by High Scallop Death Rates Again in November  

Russia Plans 60% Fish Industry Growth by 2030  

Detached Kelp Harvests at Cook Inlet to be Reviewed by Fish Board at Seward Meeting

Alantra-backed Unión Martín Partners with Mauritanian Fishing Company SMPI Summary Thursday, December 5

Wed. Dec 4 2019

Former Bumble Bee Foods CEO Convicted of Fixing Prices of Canned Tuna

Now Retired, Frank Kelty Reflects on Politics and Fisheries in Alaska

Washington Farmer Faces Penalty for Pollution that Killed Threatened Steelhead  

Hatchery Restrictions Pushed at Cook Inlet Fish Board Meeting

FCC Welcomes Northern Coalition Corporation as a New Member

More Chinese Turning to Online Platforms for Seafood Purchases Summary Wednesday, December 4

Tue. Dec 3 2019

Learning More About Atlantic Halibut: Fishermen and Scientists Go “Under the Hood”  

Red King Crab Wraps, Outlook Grim for Future Fisheries  

New Report Lists Steps Needed to Create Climate-Ready Fisheries

Blue Star Foods Acquires Coastal Pride Company

ASMFC Seeking Proposals for Pilot Projects Focused on Sustainable Aquaculture Summary Tuesday, December 3

Mon. Dec 2 2019

Massive Effort Planned to Restore Upper Fraser for 2020 Salmon Return  

Ugly Crab Campaign Aims to Expand Markets, Reduce Waste  

Duke’s Seafood Launches Foundation Aiming to Help Wild Salmon in the Puget Sound  

OPINION: Similar Coasts, Similar Stories -Washington and Chile Share Acidification Research, Action  

Russian Pollock Market Continues Move Toward Consolidation Summary Monday, December 2

Panasonic's Continuous Sustainable Seafood Efforts in Its Corporate Cafeterias Win Top Award

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URI and VIMS Researchers Show Aquaculture Oysters Can Limit Spread of Dermo in Wild Oysters

vimsRecent research carried out at the University of Rhode Island and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has found that growing farmed oysters can reduce disease loads in wild oysters.

This counter-intuitive finding is based on the fact that the primary killer of wild oysters is Dermo, a parasite that occurs naturally in the environment, and lives in the tissue of oysters.  The single celled parasite is harmless to humans, and has nothing to do with bacteria such as vibrio.

"The very act of aquaculture has positive effects on wild populations of oysters," said Tal Ben-Horin, a postdoctoral fellow at the URI Department of Fisheries...

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