Tue. Apr 23 2019

NOAA Lists Newly Discovered Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s Whales as Endangered

Halibut Quota Slump in Alaska  

High Liner Gives Mascot Captain High Liner A Modern New Look

Salmon Permit Values Increase For All But A Few Alaska Regions  

Red Lobster Kicking Off Summer with Cedar-Plank Seafood Event

Cellular Aquaculture Company BlueNalu Moving to Larger Research Facility

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, April 23

Mon. Apr 22 2019

Can Magnuson Protect Fishing Communities? Decision Denying Protection to Adak, Atka Causes Doubt    

USCG to Hold Public Hearing for F/V Mary B II Crab Vessel Capsizing Investigation  

Togiak Herring Sac Roe: Earliest Opening Ever and Higher Quota by 28%

LISTEN: Red Lobster's New Partnership, Most Trusted Frozen Fish Brand, Live Lobster Market and More  

Russian Fish Producers Call for Suspension of Controversial Industry Reforms  

More Tariffs Likely With EU Due to Airplane Subsidy Disputes

NaturalShrimp Expands Marketing Program With Addition of Corporate Chef  

Earth Day and Ocean Trash Counts

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, April 22

Thu. Apr 18 2019

Johnstone Out of Alaska Board of Fisheries After Last-Minute Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

California Considers Sport Crab Fishery for Action Relating to Whale Entanglement  

ANALYSIS: Unsettled 2019 Scallop Season Start  

Norwegian Food Safety Authority Suspects ISA Outbreak at MOWI Farm in Aukrasanden  

Seafood Industry Australia Fighting Back Against the AMCS Good Fish Project

SeafoodNews Closed on Friday, April 19

Gorton's Seafood Named Winner of BrandSpark's Most Trusted Awards in Frozen Fish Category

Smuggling Overshadows South African Abalone's Success in the Chinese Market  

Red Lobster Partners with Nonprofit Group Ocean Conservancy

Herring and Smelt fisheries at Cook Inlet Pay Big Bucks to Fishermen  

Asia Overtakes UK as Ireland's 2nd Largest Seafood Export Partner

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, April 18

Wed. Apr 17 2019

Many California Crabbers Switching to Chinook Trolling as Salmon Seasons Are Set  

Opposition to Pebble Strong at Anchorage USACE Hearing

First Branded Pollock Products from Russian Fishery Co. Brought to Russian Retail Chains  

Americold Realty Trust Acquires Cloverleaf Cold Storage

FFAW Brings SPONL into its Lobster Formula Pricing, Vows to Differentiate Newfoundland Lobster  

Crab Responses to Acidic Oceans, Updates  

Jensen Tuna of Louisiana Recalling Frozen Ground Tuna Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination  

StarKist Fined by EPA For Failing to Comply With 2018 Settlement  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, April 17

Tue. Apr 16 2019

It’s April. Why are Live Lobster Prices Falling Like a Stone?  

Washington Attorney General Claims Win in Swordfish Gillnet Lawsuit After NMFS Drops Appeal  

Pacific Council Finalizes Generally Improved Salmon Seasons for 2019  

Maine DMR Open to Exploring Alternative Bait Sources for Lobster with Nordic Aquafarms  

Guolian Increases its Profits in First Quarter 2019, Targets Crayfish Market  

Alaska Lawmakers Focus on Controversial Dunleavy Appointment for Board of Fish

Russian Pollock Producers Ready for Expansion in Brazil  

New Turtle Limits Recommended to Re-Open Hawai'i Swordfish Fishery  

Fish Parts Spawn New Products

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, April 16

Quebec's Metro Grocery Stores Now Accepting Reusable Containers at Seafood Counter

New Zealand King Salmon Mourns Death of Director Thomas Song  

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Chilean Salmon Farmers Say Production Cuts, Consolidation Needed to Counter Low Prices, High Costs

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Techno Press] October 14, 2015

Chile's salmon farmers say production by the end of next year and into 2017 will be reduced in order for operations to remain profitable under lower global market prices and higher production costs.

Industry association SalmonChile says declining wholesale market prices have dipped below production costs for many of the country's producers. 

"We're in a really critical situation," said the general manager of the Association of the Chilean Salmon Industry AG (SalmonChile), Felipe Manterola. The executive plotted the time explaining that last year the average price was US$ 2.0 per lb, while this year is about US $1.59 per lb, which "is well below the cost of production."

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