Barry Group's Clarenville, NL Shrimp Plant Closes

July 29, 2016 Anna Delaney, CBC News

The Barry Group shrimp plant in Clarenville will not open this year, leaving more than 100 people out of work.

NY DEC Confiscates Over 1,100 Lbs Of Illegal Lobsters From Price Chopper

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) seized more than 1,100 pounds of undersized lobsters from Price Chopper in three different inspections over the last four months, the agency announced.

Western Australia Deep Sea Crab Fishery MSC Certified

The Western Australia Deep Sea Crab Fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) fishery standard. Collaboration between research and fisheries has made this certification possible for this internationally desired species. The Deep Sea Crab is local to Western Australia and the first of this species to achieve MSC certification.

Tangier Island Becomes Eighth Region On The VA Oyster Trail

July 29, 2016 Pamela D'Angelo, WVTF

Last week Virginia added a few more miles and an eighth oyster flavor to its 250 mile Oyster Trail. The latest region includes oysters grown out in the waters that surround Tangier Island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.

Regulators To Revisit Saving Southern New England's Lobsters

July 29, 2016 Associated Press

Regulators are taking another look at potential strategies to revitalize southern New England’s lobster population, which scientists said has sunk to its lowest levels on record.