Mon. Apr 6 2020

ANALYSIS: Crab Meat Industry Frozen in Place During COVID-19 Pandemic  


ANALYSIS: West Coast Halibut Season Opens Amid COVID-19  


Boston Seafood Show Venue Turned into Coronavirus Field Hospital


New Executive Order Delays Requirement for Maine Seafood Dealers, Processors to Renew Licenses


DFO Temporarily Waives At-Sea Observer Requirements Due to Coronavirus


Notice to Seafood Importers: FSVP Inspections Now Electronic Until Further Notice


University of New England Shares NSF Grant on Lobsters and Climate Change


Unemployment Claims Top 6 Million as Coronavirus Keeps Businesses Closed


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, April 6


Fri. Apr 3 2020

DFO Delays Snow Crab Season in Newfoundland and Labrador Until April 20  


Seafood Expo North America Rescheduled; Boston Seafood Show to Take Place in September


Are 'Family Meal Deals' at Restaurants the New Normal?


ANALYSIS: Pollock Block Market Thriving Amid COVID-19  


ANALYSIS: February Shrimp Imports Grow 20.1 Percent  


Kodiak Tanner Crab is a Wrap, Dungeness Up Next  


COVID-19: Updated Compendium of Closures/Meeting Changes


Canada Names Seafood Industry As Essential Service, Amid Announcements of Wage Supports


Observer Waiver for Vessels With Northeast Fishing Permits Extended Through April 18  


Rutgers University Team Finds Species of Oysters, Clams Can be Farmed Side-by-Side  


NOAA GARFO Office Helping Fishermen Sell Direct to Consumers


Long John Silver’s Offering Truck Drivers Discount, Curb-Side Pick-Up


Chicken of the Sea Donates More Than Half A Million Servings Of Seafood to Vulnerable U.S. Groups


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, April 3


Thu. Apr 2 2020

Alaska’s Coastal Communities Prepare for 2020 Fishing Season as COVID-19 Cases Rise  


Maine’s Commercial Fishing, Processing and Aquaculture Remains ‘Essential’ Under New Executive Order


Local Catch Network Capitalizes on Pandemic to Broaden its Fresh Seafood Scope


These are the Top Operational Changes Restaurants are Making in Response to the Coronavirus


Salmon Group Taps Langeland as CEO as Øen Becomes New US Envoy for Seafood Council


Norwegian Seafood Sector Pivots to Frozen Fish as Production Continues During Pandemic


Restaurant Prices in Canada Expected to Fall Due to COVID-19


Voice Recognition Software Tracks Fish Catches


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, April 2


Wed. Apr 1 2020

Luke’s Lobster Launches E-Commerce Platform to Send Seafood Across U.S.


Haunted by the Coronavirus, Vietnam’s Seafood Industry Suffers


Russian Fish Processors Call on Government to Lift Restrictions on Fish Imports to Domestic Market


Bumble Bee CEO Appointed to Plant-based Food Company’s Board of Directors


Land-based Farm Pure Salmon Poland Earns Ocean Friendly Label  


Louisiana Oyster Task Force Reaches Out to Newsroom Ink to Tell Their Story  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, April 1


Tue. Mar 31 2020

The Winding Glass: Processors Now Key to Lobster and Crab Survival in Canada    


Chicago Restaurant Owners File Lawsuit Against Insurance Company Over Business Interruption Policy


Canadian Government Ensures Support for Seafood Industry During COVID-19 Pandemic


NMFS Approves Final Measures for Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Plan for 2020 Season  


China's Struggling Tilapia Industry Encounters More Trouble With Coronavirus Outbreak  


CenSea National Sales Director Dave Bennett Retiring After More Than 25 Years With The Company


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, March 31


Thai Union Donates Shelf-Stable Seafood to Red Cross


Mon. Mar 30 2020

State of Louisiana Steps Up to Connect Consumers with Local Harvesters as “Matchmaker”


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, March 30


During One Week, Bishops From Five States Lift Ban on Eating Meat During Lent


Lobster Fishery Delayed in Two New Brunswick Areas, Other Fisheries Waiting on Decisions  


Russia Hopes to Significantly Increase Exports of Pollock Fillets to U.S. Market This Year  


VIDEO: New COMTELL Spotlight - Improved Charting and History Pages


NMFS Says 'No' to West Coast Groundfish, Swordfish Vessels Seeking Waivers for Observers


Coronavirus Traps Fishing Crew of Japanese Long-Distance Tuna Vessels  


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Russian Regulators Lobby Introduction of Auctions for Entire Domestic Fish Sector  

Moscow, Russia -- The Russian anti-trust regulator—the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS)—has put forward a proposal to introduce the practice of auctions for the entire fish sector of the country.

According to FAS, the auction's scheme should completely replace the existing historical principle of fish quota distribution in the domestic fish market. Mikhail Evraev, deputy Head of FAS, believes the introduction of auctions will create conditions for the further development of the Russian fish market and attract more investors.  

The proposal from FAS has already submitted to...

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