St. Joseph Bay Scallop Season In Peril

During a public workshop last week researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reviewed recent seasons and restoration efforts and examined the impacts of a red tide event that premature ended the 2018.

Commercial Oyster Farms Thriving in Alabama Waters

February 15, 2019 John Mullen, Lagniappe Weekly

Off-the-bottom oyster farming is taking place on both sides of Mobile Bay, with farmers growing and wholesaling oysters headed for the restaurant table.

Clearwater Welcomes MSC Audit of Offshore Lobster Fishery

February 15, 2019 Clearwater Seafoods

Following a request from Clearwater to advance the timing of the annual audit of the fishery, today the conformity assessment body Lloyd’s Register announced its decision to undertake its annual surveillance audit of the Eastern Canadian offshore lobster fishery in compliance with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in April.

ASC is Once Again Rated in Top Ten out of 100 Food Labels

The ASC logo has been rated among the top ten food product labels that consumers can trust by Dutch researchers Milieu Centraal, on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.

Freezing Temperatures, Storms Costing Oyster Growers Thousands of Dollars this Winter

February 14, 2019 Nicole Williams, CBC News

Oyster grows on P.E.I. are ready for this winter to be over after they say they’ve lost thousands of dollars because of harsh conditions.