Fri. Nov 16 2018

Can Fishermen be Compensated for Climate Change? PCFFA Sues Oil Companies to Find Out


ANALYSIS: Supply Issues for Haddock out of Russia, Norway, Iceland  


NOAA: Alaska pollock spawning earlier due to climate change


VIDEO: Lobster Patent; Plant Based Food Certification; Battered Plastic and More


Russian Taxes of 4.8 percent Proposed Across the Board for the Domestic Seafood Industry  


Feds Approve Plan for Oregon Officials to Kill Sea Lions at Willamette Falls  


More Alaska Nets, Fishing Gear Go To Recyclers


Young’s Seafood Appoints Roger Sudlow as New Business Manager


Thu. Nov 15 2018

F/V America’s Finest Wins Jones Act Exemption in Senate Coast Guard Bill


Seafood Industry Applauds Coast Guard Bill that Ends Much Uncertainty for Fishing Vessels


Symphony of Seafood Debuts 10 New Products  


Nova Scotia Fishermen’s Organization Want Boat Harbour to Close on Schedule


Coast Guard Rescue 4 Fishermen Off Maine Coast


New Zealand’s Sanford Limited Releases Full Year Results for FY18  


Thai Union Launches Fish Oil Refinery in Germany to Produce Tuna Oil


GAA Debuting Documentary Short Film About Indonesian Shrimp Farming  


Blain Shortreed Named New COO at Long John Silver’s


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, November 15


Wed. Nov 14 2018

Clearwater Receives Patent for Vision System for Grading Lobsters That Are Molting  


Bay Area Consumers Have Dungeness for Thanksgiving; Rest of West Coast Seasons Likely Delayed  


There is Now a Plant-Based Food Certification for Seafood Alternatives


Scotland May Be Left in the Cold on Brexit, As No Clear Fisheries Guarantee Emerges


Marine Harvest Builds New Processing Plant in Shanghai, its 6th in Asia  


Texas Shrimp Producer NaturalShrimp Conducting Final Tests in Enclosed Salt Water Systems  


#FutureFishAndChips Campaign Raises Awareness About Plastic in Oceans with Crazy Stunt


Applebee's Launches Catering; Offers More Shrimp Options With Bigger, Bolder Grill Combo Menu  


Captain D’s Brings Back Family Meal, Launches $3.49 Snacks  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, November 14


Tue. Nov 13 2018

Alexa Tonkovich Resigns as ASMI Director


Bristol Bay Sockeye Forecast Reduced for 2019, Board of Fish Update  


Ocean Phoenix Confirms Deal is Likely for Purchase of F/V Pacific Glacier


Marine Harvest Proposes Changing Company Name to Mowi; Joins Long Tradition of Company Rebrandings


East Coast Seafood Launches New Retail Brand for Holidays


China Basa Processing Plants Run Into Trouble with Rising Prices, Farm Stocking  


ASC Celebrates China's 10th ASC-Certified Farm  


Algeria Teams up with Egypt to Develop Nile Tilapia Aquaculture  


EDF, Santa Barbara ChannelKeeper Celebrate Judge’s Decision to Halt Offshore Fracking Pending Review


Canadian Government Creates Nature Legacy to Protect Country’s Nature and Wildlife


Canada’s Arctic Glacier Canada Fined for Fisheries Act Violation


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, November 13


Mon. Nov 12 2018

Letters: Ray Hilborn Clarifies Thoughts on MSC


San Francisco Crab Season Opens Nov. 15; Areas North to Mendocino Delayed Due to Domoic Acid  


JD.COM Reaches Record USD$23 Billion During Singles Day Shopping Festival


1,300 Fishermen Wanted First New Scallop Licenses Since 2009. Only Four Got Them.  


LISTEN: Alaska Fish News; Mexico Shrimp Production; October Refusals; and More  


Russia Expects No Significant Increase in Crab Harvests; More Live Exports in Future  


Maine: New Protections for Herring but Lobster Bait Crunch Imminent  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, November 12


Plant-Based Seafood Company Sophie’s Kitchen Joins PepsiCo’s Nutrition Greenhouse Program


Fri. Nov 9 2018

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, November 9


Maine Scallop Season starting Soon with Minimal Changes from 2017-2018 Season  


Singapore Investment Fund Plans Global Rollout of Indoor RAS Salmon Farms


FFAW Speaks out on Oil and Gas Activity in NL Marine Reserve


High Liner’s 3rd Quarter Disappointing; Completes 14% Reduction in Salaried Workforce


NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program Awards Over $8.3 Million in Grants


Applications Open for IAFI’s 2019 Peter Howgate Award


Samherji, One of Iceland’s Largest Fishing Companies, Wins 8 Year Struggle with Central Bank


Halibut’s a Wrap But There’s Lots of Fishing Going on Across Alaska  


Alaska Senators Applaud $30 Million Alaska Pollock Procurement Contract for Nutrition Programs


October 2018 Tuna, Mahi Refusals Up YTD; Shrimp Refusals Drop Slightly  


VIDEO: Mexico Shrimp Production; Alaska Fishermen Sentenced; NZ Mussels Imports Fall and More  


West Coast Whale Entanglement Causes, Solutions Detailed in New Report


ANALYSIS: Canada Whole Farmed Salmon Market Shifting to 12-14lb Size; Norway, Scotland Lower Offers  


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Minimum Size Limit for Atlantic Surfclams Being Suspended for 2019 Fishing Year 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - November 7, 2018

NOAA Fisheries announced on Tuesday that the quota for Atlantic surfclams will remain at 3.4 million bushels for fishing year 2019. In addition, the minimum size limit for surfclams is being suspended for the 2019 fishing year.

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council recommended during their June meeting that the Regional Administrator suspend the minimum size limit for Atlantic surfclams. According to a Federal Register document, the commercial surfclam data for 2018 was analyzed to determine the percentage of ...

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