Wed. Feb 24 2021

Permanent Protection for Bristol Bay: Jay and Bella Hammond National Fisheries Area?

Alaska Fish Radio: Economic Study Will Assess Human Side of Pacific Halibut Fisheries  

USCG Announces Formal Investigation into Coastal Reign Capsizing off Oregon

NaturalShrimp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Assets of Hydrenesis for $12.5M

New Wind Partnership Aims to Engage Maryland, East Coast Fishermen

Nueva Pescanova Embraces a New Future by Eliminating Almost All Inherited Debt

New Zealand King Salmon Financials for Last Half of 2020 Measure Impact of Pandemic

Plant-based Manufacturer Modern Meat Launches in IGA, Fresh St. Market Grocery Stores

Friend of the Sea Recertifies SAPMER's Indian Ocean Tuna Fishery  

JBS Showcasing New Seara Fish Product Line at Middle East Food Trade Show

Pan-Seared Shrimp is Back at Pancheros for a Limited Time  

Grupo Sahlman and its Companies Become Carbon Neutral Certified Summary Wednesday, February 24

Tue. Feb 23 2021

Scandies Rose Hearing Begins With Moment of Silence for Victims, then Mayday Call

ANALYSIS: Lobster Prices Firm as Industry Faces Supply Shortage  

Maine Gov. Janet Mills Warns Draft Right Whale Biological Opinion Will be Devastating For Lobstermen    

Thai Union Nets Record Profit as Sales Jump During Pandemic

OSU, USFS Scientists use eDNA to Track Salmon, Trout Diversity

Bakkafrost Reports Challenges in Scottish Operations in Q4 Results  

New Zealand’s Sanford To Pay Fine; Forfeit $20 Million Vessel Following Fishing in Restricted Area

Kvarøy Arctic Donates Over 17,000 Pounds of Salmon to Rethink Food  

Canadian Government Launches First in Fleet of Fishery Surveillance, Conservation Aircraft

Study Finds Strong Currents off Nantucket Prevent Development of Biologically Diverse Communities Summary Tuesday, February 23

Mon. Feb 22 2021

ANALYSIS: Crab Meat Prices Continue to Rise Amid Low Inventories  

ANALYSIS: Pangasius Imports Gain 10 Million Pounds in 2020  

Toyosu Market's January Imported Tuna Sales Down 49.2%  

Bristol Seafood Launches Grab & Go Range of Retail Products  

Russia to Develop Fish Processing to Reduce Dependence from China  

F/V Scandies Rose Hearing Begins Today After Getting Postponed Due to Pandemic

Four Charged with Smuggling Mislabeled Catfish Into the U.S.  

Aaron’s Gourmet Smoked Fish Issues Recall Due to Lack of Licensure, Regulatory Oversight

UK Government Expands Seafood Response Fund Following Post-Brexit Export Troubles Summary Monday, February 22

Fri. Feb 19 2021

USDA, FDA Issue Joint Statement: “No Transmission of COVID-19 Through Food or Food Packaging”

Seafood Industry Continues to Deal with Container Shortages; Logistical Headaches

Lent 2021: Sluggish Start For Salmon, Tilapia Facing Supply Issues  

New Research Measures Global COVID-19 Seafood Sector Disruptions, Identifies Opportunities

A Look at Protein Demand as the Six-Week Lenten Period Begins  

Part I: Emergency Actions on IFQ Fisheries And Review of Climate Change at February NPFMC Meeting

Trident’s Aleutian Falcon a “Total Loss” After Fire in Port of Tacoma

VIDEO: QSR & Fast Casual Seafood Offerings for Lent: White Castle, Bojangles, Quiznos and Popeyes  

Chilean Salmon Council Nets COVID-19 Safety Certification for Member Processing Plants  

Unalaska Reports 109 New COVID-19 Cases, All of Which Are Related to the Seafood Industry

Alaska Fish Radio: State Aims to Change Water Regulations in Salmon Streams  

Acme Smoked Fish Mourns Co-Chairman Eric Caslow

NOAA Announces Gulf of Mexico Commercial Hook-and-Line Harvest of King Mackerel Closure Summary Friday, February 19

Thu. Feb 18 2021

PHOTOS: Firefighters Battle Large Fire on Trident Floating Processor the Aleutian Falcon

Alaska Fish Radio: Alaska Salmon Faces Challenges From a Huge Forecast From Russia  

Washington Crab Opener Keeps USCG Crews Busy with Three Rescues

Thousands Of Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles Rescued, but Texas Cold and Power Outages Continue

Nordic Fisheries, Marine Hydraulics Suing City of New Bedford Over North Terminal Expansion

San Francisco Herring Fishermen Sue Chevron Over Richmond Refinery Oil Spill  

National Restaurant Association Says Now is Not the Time for the Raise the Wage Act

IPHC Will Address COVID-Related Changes to Daily Limits for Sport Halibut Fishermen Summary Thursday, February 18

App Aims to Help Alaska’s Offshore Industries Stay Safe During COVID Pandemic

Norway-based Fish Farmer Lingalaks, Alfa Laval Team Up to Develop Aquaculture Pumping Tech

Wed. Feb 17 2021 Summary Wednesday, February 17

U.S. CBP Removes October 2020 Anti-Dumping Duty Charge on Minh Phu  

Long John Silver’s Ready for Lenten Season With Latest Shrimp Specials

Regal New Zealand King Salmon Beefs Up U.S. Sales Team  

Mowi Hits All-Time High Volumes as Earnings Take a Dip Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns  

Good Catch Plant-Based Tuna Continues Expansion into Foodservice  

BOEM Issues Lease For OSU's Wave Energy Test Site Off Oregon

Kvarøy Arctic Partners With Pod Foods; First Frozen Seafood Company With New Grocery Supply Chain  

Executive Shakeups at Morey’s Seafood International and Silver Bay Seafoods

Seafood Exporters Encountering Great Challenges in Chinese Market  

Alaska Fish Radio: Lent Begins, Busiest Six Weeks for Seafood Sales

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Canadian Coast Guard Introduces Marine Mammal Desk to Protect Southern Resident Killer Whales

The Canadian Coast Guard announced the creation of the Marine Mammal Desk to support the government’s mission to protect Southern Resident Killer Whales.

The new desk, located within the CCG's Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre (MCTS) in Sidney, British Columbia, will “report whale sightings in real time and advise vessel traffic by providing enhanced situational awareness of the activities of Southern Resident Killer Whales and other cetaceans, such as humpback and grey whales.”

The desk will be staffed 24/7, and leverage technology including radar and Automatic Identification Systems...

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