Mowi reports ‘suspect’ ISA infections in Newfoundland salmon hatchery

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:07:19 +0000

Mowi's Indian Head hatchery, in Stephenville, Newfoundland & Labrador, feeds dozens of Atlantic salmon cages and was earlier slated for a 50% expansion in production capacity

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Newfoundland snow crab harvesters, processors battle over COVID-related delay

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:02:33 +0000

Snow crab processors in Newfoundland are okay with the decision to hold up the upcoming season until April 20, but harvesters say they might want more of a delay

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Groups want negative COVID test results for workers traveling to Bristol Bay

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:54:52 +0000

The Alaska coalition, made up of seven major institutions in the region, is asking the state government to impose a series of restrictions on fishery participants amid the pandemic

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Hawaii fishing industry no paradise amidst COVID crisis

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:23:37 +0000

'We’re sitting side-tied waiting for about a four or five day wait to offload. I have 12,000 pounds of fish right now' -- Mike Wild, captain of the Kilauea, a longline vessel

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Chinese tilapia producers confront major order delays

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:22:53 +0000

The pandemic has resulted in customers delaying more than 40% of the orders bound for the US, Canada and the Philippines that were due in March by about two months

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Lots of small Tanner crabs paints bright future for Alaska fishery

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:21:34 +0000

'Lots of talk about small crab. Lots of excitement about the future' -- Nat Nichols, Kodiak area shellfish manager for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game

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Filipino canners hold on despite COVID-19 restrictions

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:07:16 +0000

Filipino canner Century Pacific Food said it has sufficient raw materials and facilities to ensure continuity of supply during the country's one-month lockdown to fight the pandemic

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Vietnam’s Navico performs strong market shift in February

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:34:20 +0000

The major pangasius player is usually quite dependent on the Chinese market, but in February 2020 was able to shift a decent proportion of its sales to the EU and ASEAN

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Scottish salmon prices seemingly flat, at the bottom, for week 15

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:53:29 +0000

Only a marginal increase in spot prices is expected for Scottish farmed salmon next week, with demand 'just not there'

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Iceland lifts mackerel quota 8.6% for 2020

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:54:10 +0000

The Icelandic government has sought to bring some stability to the pelagics sector during difficult times by announcing quotas early

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