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Escapements Reported In Norway At Sites Operated By Mowi and Cermaq  

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Equitable Fishing Access, Sustainable Practices to be Addressed at WPRFMC Meeting  

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Fri. Jun 21 2024

Industry Responds To Plan to Ban Open Net-Pen Salmon Farms In B.C. in 5 Years  

Industry To Peltola: “We Urge You To Withdraw Your Bill”

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Thu. Jun 20 2024

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Copper River Sockeye Catch Grows, Kenai TAC Announced, and Port Moller Numbers Are In

New Columbia River Task Force Formed, Nik Blosser Tapped as Executive Director

Norwegian Food Safety Authority Confirms ISA At Lerøy, Salmar, Masoval and Mowi

G7 Leaders Express Concerns Over Russian Fish and Seafood Products

Japan: Crab Sticks Processed with Sustainable Alaskan Surimi Go on Sale at 16,300 FamilyMart Stores  

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ANALYSIS: 2024 Pacific Halibut Season Update  

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SeafoodNews Closed on Wednesday, June 19

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PODCAST: Silver Bay To Acquire Another Trident Facility; Red Lobster Brings Back Crabfest and More

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Norway Revokes All Snow Crab Permits In Effort To Ensure Better Profitability In Fishery  

Japan: April Surimi Product Output Increases After Four Months  

Nation’s Largest Icebreaker Healy Enroute to Alaska for Three Arctic Research Missions

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Japan’s Consumer Food Price Index: Seafood Prices Soar By 25.7% in 2023

Sony Assurance Inc. has recently conducted a comprehensive review of the price increases across various sectors and items, with a particular focus on the Consumer Price Index published by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Notably, the food sector experienced a substantial price surge, with seafood prices in 2023 soaring by 25.7% compared to 2020. This increase surpassed even the 25.3% hike in fire insurance prices, as reported by Minato Shimbun.

According to the "2020  Base Consumer Price Index Nationwide 2023 Average" released...

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