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All Eyes on Seafood Consumption In 2022

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Tokyo Central Wholesale Markets Fish Roe Sales Mark Highest Record Prices for Salmon, Herring Roe  

New York Fisherman Charged with Conspiracy, Fraud and Obstruction for Overharvest of Fish

Russia to Oblige Fishermen to Process 70% of Catch at Domestic Factories

Aker BioMarine Antarctic Krill Fishery Nets A-Rating from Sustainable Fisheries Partnership  

Tillamook Bay South Jetty $62 Million Repair Project Approved Summary Thursday, January 27

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The Winding Glass: Is it Time to Rethink the Boston Seafood Show?   

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UPSIDE Foods Acquires Cultivated Seafood Company Cultured Decadence

BlueNalu Partners With Japanese Sushi Restaurant Operator FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES  

BAP Program Expanded by 8.6% in 2021; Certified Facility Retention Rate at 5-Year High

USDA Invests $500K to Boost Southeast Alaska Mariculture Processing Capacity

Red Lobster Names Make-A-Wish National Charity Partner

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Tue. Jan 25 2022

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OBI Seafoods Takes Home Big Chunk of $60 Million USDA Salmon, Pollock Purchase  

Gov. Inslee Appoints New Members to Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

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NOAA Finalizes Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Quota  

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Blue Star Foods Nets $5 Million Investment from The Lind Partners

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Hook Line and Savor’s Everything Crusted Cod Returning to Costco Stores

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Mon. Jan 24 2022

ANALYSIS: Salmon Market Continues Upward Swing Amid Supply Constraints  

Fish Factor: ASMI Economic Report; Bycatch Task Force Update; Lease Plan Gets Panned

Former ASMI Executive Director Alexa Tonkovich Joins Seafood People

Sam Grimley Named Sea Pact’s New Executive Director

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Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association Crew Training Program Seeking Applicants

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West Coast Rockfish Rebound Faster Than Expected

Thirty miles off the coast of Newport, Mikey Retherford Jr. is watching rockfish in the ocean below him on a screen in the wheelhouse of the Winona J fishing trawler.

"See that right there?" he says, pointing at a yellow blob on the screen. "Boom! We don't want to miss that.

That's there is widow rockfish. That's what we're targeting right there. That's a very large school of fish."

About 30 minutes later, his crew reels in a massive tube of netting stuffed with widow rockfish...

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