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


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


New Zealand King Salmon Mourns Death of Director Thomas Song  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, April 16


Mon. Apr 15 2019

Seafood Firms Wild Planet and Luke’s Lobster Win Whole Foods ‘Global Supplier of the Year’ Awards


Stirling University Scientists Question Environmental Benefit for Plant-Based Shrimp Feeds  


Egypt Tilapia Production Skyrockets to Become the Sixth Largest Global Supplier  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, April 15


Fri. Apr 12 2019

Newfoundland Announces Plan to Provide More Offshore Industrial Shrimp for Local Processing  


The Winding Glass: Chris Lischewski Fights Back Against Tuna Price-Fixing Charges  


USCG Commandant Tells Senate “Readiness is Eroding”


First of Many Bills to Help Save Orcas Now on Governor Inslee's Desk


VIDEO: Snow Crab Quotas & U.S. Imports; Hawaiian Airlines Route from Boston; Sitka Sac Roe Herring  


Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance Issue Position Statement on GE Salmon  


4 Reasons to Attend Urner Barry's Seafood Import Workshop in Las Vegas


Mary O'Rourke Promoted to VP of Broadline Foodservice/ Wholesale at Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, April 12


Wild Planet Foods Honored by Whole Foods for Their Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Efforts  


Fish Skins Could Mean Millions More Dollars for Alaska


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Stirling University Scientists Question Environmental Benefit for Plant-Based Shrimp Feeds

As fishmeal costs have risen, and as environmentalists have targeted fisheries on ‘forage fish’, there has been a widely held assumption that substituting plant based ingredients for fishmeal and oil was a positive step for environmental conservation.

Now scientists at Stirling University in the UK, probably the leading aquaculture research institution in the world, have published a paper showing the issue in shrimp feed is not clear cut.

 The new study led by PhD researcher Wesley Malcorps challenges this popular theory.

The multidisciplinary team researched...

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