Wed. Feb 19 2020

Faced With Slow Sales, Chinese Seafood Sellers Fighting for Survival  

Sports, Personal Use Fared Better Than Commercial Fleet at Alaska Board of Fish Meeting

PBS Segment Highlights Hurdles Facing Tuna Industry in American Samoa  

Bankrupt Health Food Store Earth Fare Owes Inland Seafood Over $6 Million

Russia in Search of Alternative Markets for its Fish Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Alaska Hatchery Program Featured at Board of Fish, Public Can Comment  

The BojAngler Fish Sandwich is Back at Bojangles Ahead of Lent

Trace Register Launches New Full-Chain Traceability Platform for Processors Summary Wednesday, February 19

Tue. Feb 18 2020

The Winding Glass: How the Coronavirus Shockwave May Impact the U.S. and Canadian Seafood Industry    

Arby’s Fires First in Fish Sandwich War as Lent Looms  

Queensland Seafood Industry Receives Assistance from Government Due to Impact of Coronavirus  

Grieg Seafood Launches New $40 Million Wellboat to Combat Sea Lice in Canada  

USTR Opens New Bilateral Evaluation and Dispute Resolution Office Per U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

Alaska Lawmakers Reinstate Fishery Budget Cuts

GSSI Recognizes ASC’s Global Shrimp Standard Five Years After Launch

Smashburger Introduces Pacific Cod Sandwich, First Ever Fish Entrée Ahead of Lent  

Nova Scotia Officially Declares February 28 as "Lobster Day"  

Mowi CEO: 'We Are More or Less Self-Sufficient for Feed in Europe'  

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance Announces New Members to Board of Directors Summary Tuesday, February 18

Mon. Feb 17 2020

Alaska Pollock to be “Wildly” Available During Lent Promotion

SSPO Praise U.S.’ Decision to Pull Back Tariffs on Scottish Salmon  

Washington, Oregon Agree on Columbia River Salmon Allocations for 2020  

Thai Union China Sends Humanitarian Assistance To Wuhan

Port Moves Forward with Rebuilding the Charleston, Ore., Ice Plant

Thai Union Reports Slight Bump in Profit as Sales Dip 5% in 2019

Crew Training Program Calls for Third Round of Applicants Summary Monday, February 17

Fri. Feb 14 2020

NZ Rock Lobster Industry Could See Annual Catch Entitlement Carried Over Due to Coronavirus  

7-Eleven Features Wild Alaska Pollock Sandwich in U.S. Stores for Lenten Promotion

ANALYSIS: Tariff on Red Swimming Crab Meat Persists; Imports Down, Pricing Continues to Drop  

Conservation Law Foundation Petitions Commerce to Immediately End Overfishing of Atlantic Cod

ANALYSIS: Squid Imports Lowest in 10 Years, 2020 Outlook  

Wally Stevens Acting as GAA's CEO Following Andrew Mallison's Move into Strategic Advisor Role

Grieg Seafood Reports Boost in Q4 Harvest, Says 100,000 MT Harvest Goal Within Reach  

AquaBounty Complete $15.5 Million Public Stock Offering  

Seafood Favorites for Valentine's Day  

SeaPak Giving Chopped Fans the Chance to Win $5,000 with New At-Home Challenge

NOAA Finalizes 2020 Quotas for Atlantic Surfclam, Ocean Quahog  

Long John Silver’s Announces Lenten Season Specials

Shiok Meats Co-founder Named One of the Winners of 'Women and the Ocean: Changemakers Challenge'

Sysco Closes $500 Million Sustainability Bond Issuance Summary Friday, February 14

Thu. Feb 13 2020

Boston Seafood Show Organizers Comment on Impact of Participation from China Due to Coronavirus   

China’s Seafood Exports Hit Hard by the Coronavirus

Ecuador's National Chamber of Aquaculture Says China's Shrimp Demand Should Recover 'Very Soon'

ANALYSIS: A Look at Farmed Salmon, Lobster and European Shrimp Ahead of Valentine's Day  

Dungeness Crab Catch Breaks Record in Southeast Alaska, Red Flag for the Future  

NWAA Calls Environmental Plantiffs in Lawsuit Against Cooke ‘Out of Touch’ with Science

Russia Starts Preparations for Revision of US-USSR Agreement on Maritime Border

Southwestern Oregon Ports Will Receive Long Overdue Dredging Work Thanks to New Funding

Mowi Reaches Record Harvest in 2019, Target for 2020 Remains at 450,000 MT  

Young’s Seafood Revamps Packaging, Eyeing Socially Conscious Consumers

The Release of Japanese Glass Eel to Farmers Reached 3.5 Tons  

MSC Adopts On the Hook Campaign Change; Bans Compartmentalization by Fishing Practice

Post-Brexit Fisheries Bill Continues to Move Through UK Parliament

Guolian Achieves Success in Domestic Development Summary Thursday, February 13

Wild American Shrimp Wants Shrimp Aficionados's Original Recipes, Urging Cooks "Don't Be Shellfish!"

Alaska Sea Grant Deadline for Fellowship Program is Tomorrow

Aquaculture Venture HATCH Completes First Fund, Receives Over $8 Million

Wed. Feb 12 2020 Summary Wednesday, February 12

ICL Food Specialties Launching Functional Ingredient Line at Boston Seafood Show

Only a Few SE Alaska Areas Will Open, Total Limit is 148,500 Chinook Salmon  

Scottish Fishing Company Fined Almost 5 Years After Crewmember's Death

Quiznos Lobster & Seafood Subs Make Their Return, with a Twist  

The Coronavirus has a New Name: COVID-19

Coast Guard Search Underway for Potential Missing Vessel off North Carolina

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Kicks-Off Gear Innovation Summit

Two Studies Reveal Geographical Differences in How Women’s Role in Fishing has Evolved — or Not

Half of U.S. Consumers are Looking to Lose Weight, Here’s How Seafood Fits in 2020 Diet Trends

NMFS Rejects Maine’s Right Whale Protection Plan, Additional Measures to be Taken  

Conservation Groups Hope to Sink Cooke's Steelhead Plans in Puget Sound  

First SOLI Program of 2020 to Take Place in Maine This March

Russia Floods U.S. With Seafood While Banning U.S. Imports for 6th Year  

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