Tue. Oct 26 2021

Latest Projection Finds North Atlantic Right Whale Population at Lowest Point in Almost 20 Years

ANALYSIS: October Slowdown Welcome Reprieve for Frozen Tuna  

AK Governor Dunleavy Discusses Bycatch, Other Pols Silent

Alaska’s Covid Case Rate Over 4X Higher than U.S. Average, “No Downward Trend” Say Experts

Japan’s September Seafood Import Growth Rate Slows, Value Continues to Increase

New Jersey to Receive $800K for Seafood Processors Through Pandemic Response Grant

Unalaska Sees Hurricane-level Winds in Last Week’s Storm

Aker BioMarine Says Patent for Krill Oil Finally Upheld in Europe

Thai Union Group Appoints New Group Director for Sustainability and part of Global Leadership Team

Red Lobster Launches Frozen Food Product Available in Walmart Stores

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, October 26

Mon. Oct 25 2021

Prevalence of Whales Suggests San Francisco Crab Season Delay as Port Pushes Dock Sales  

JBS Lands Approval from Australian Government for Huon Aquaculture Acquisition  

What Scientists Say About Decline of Pollock Stocks in Sea of ​​Okhotsk  

Ship in Straight of Juan de Fuca Lost 40 Containers on Friday Then Caught Fire on Saturday

US Coast Guard Medevacs Captain from Shrimp Boat 40 Miles Off Baffin Bay, TX

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, October 25

Fri. Oct 22 2021

VIDEO: Mexico Lifts Shrimp Ban; Lobster Closure Injunction; Surimi Update; Jones Act Pollock Update

Alaska’s BOF Puts Kenai River Chinook and South Alaska Pen Sockeye Proposals on March Agenda

Over $22B Worth of Cargo is Stuck on Container Ships Off California

Governing Parties Agree to Stay of Litigation on Columbia River for Next 9 Months   

Maine Delegation, Governor Push Commerce Secretary to Shut Down Right Whale Rule Changes  

Smilin' Bobs Recalls Smoked Fish Dip Due to Undeclared Egg and Mispackaging

Symphony of Seafood Competition Attracts 18 New Products

This Week in Retail: Buying Opportunities Increase for Pork  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, October 22

Thu. Oct 21 2021

Fishing Found to be Most Dangerous Occupation, per Study

The Winding Glass: Chuck Bundrant and the End of an Era in Alaska   

Government Asks Judge to Reconsider Injunction in Jones Act Pollock Case

Fishermen Ask BOF to Address Bristol Bay, Chignik, Cook Inlet Salmon Issues at Work Session  

RAS Farmer NaturalShrimp Signs Deal with Distributor Gulf Seafood for 25,000 Pounds of Shrimp  

Japan Fisheries Association to Host In-Person Japan International Seafood Show on November 8-10

Seafood Sales Continue to Soar at US Retail

California Lists Leatherback Turtles, Opening Door for New Management, Funding

Injured Crewman from F/V Patricia Lee Airlifted by USCG 200 Miles SW of Dutch Harbor

Chefs Urge Congress to End IUU Fishing, Fraud and Human Rights Issues in Seafood Industry

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, October 21

Wed. Oct 20 2021

Mexico Receives Green Light to Export Wild Shrimp Into United States  

Chinese Seafood Market is Expanding

Oregon Adopts Dungeness Crab Management Plan, First FMP on the West Coast  

Halibut, Sablefish Quota Share Updates  

Ivar's Soup and Sauce Co. Recalls Clam Chowder Due to Potential Presence of Plastic

Salmones Austral Unveils Secret Island Brand, Providing Chilean Salmon Doorstep Delivery  

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Highest Ever As Epidemic Trajectory Declines in Alaska

Chilean Salmon Exports Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels in Q3, US Recovery Strong  

USDA Awards $10 Million to Address Challenges for Land-based Salmon Production

September Sales of Fresh Tuna Imports at Toyosu Market Fell 60% to 570 Fish  

RODA Files 60-Day Notice Intending to Sue Federal Government Over Vineyard Wind Project

First Philippines Fishery to Recieve MSC Certification

Wild Planet Foods Takes Home Good Housekeeping Sustainable Innovation Award  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, October 20

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Biologist makes case to ditch precautionary sockeye management along the Fraser

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [National Post] by Brian Hutchinson - September 5, 2014

The return of the sockeye to B.C.'s Fraser River this time of year can sometimes mean money for fishermen and their families. It always means disagreement over how many fish should be taken for human consumption - even in years of extraordinary abundance, such as this one.

In British Columbia, the Fraser sockeye are a treasure, a worry, a conundrum.

This is a province where a recent commission of inquiry into the fish spent 133 days hearing from 179 witnesses and handling 3 million pages of documents, and came to almost no firm conclusions about anything...

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