One Month Into Stone Crab Season, There’s Good News From The Docks and Markets

One month into the season, this year’s landings of stone crabs — that sweet, uniquely Florida delicacy — has a lot of people smiling. And not just because they taste so darn good.

Atlantic Salmon Farmer, Hiddenfjord, Becomes the Industry’s First to Stop Using Air Freight

November 20, 2020 Hiddenfjord

Atlantic Salmon farmer, Hiddenfjord has announced the suspension of all air freight as of 10-10-2020. This change has reduced Hiddenfjord’s overseas transportation CO2 emissions by 94% — as reported by the independent Norwegian research organization, SINTEF. Air freight is a major contributor to global CO2 emissions and emits around 50 times as much CO2 as sea freight.

Officials Say Fish Farm Holds Promise For Southwest Virginia

November 20, 2020 Associated Press

Officials in southwest Virginia are announcing plans for a large indoor fish-farming operation they say would be among the largest private capital investment projects in the economically distressed region’s history.

Surimi Seafood Study Shows Consumers Consider Wild Alaska Pollock a Plus

Consumers long thought to have been put off by terminology used by surimi seafood products in the U.S. market may be able to put those fears to rest after research indicated that consumers are not put off by ‘imitation’ labels and see information about surimi seafood’s origin—Wild Alaska Pollock—as a huge bonus, the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) announced today.

MSC: Keeping Stakeholders at the Heart of our Policy Development

November 19, 2020 Marine Stewardship Council

The past eight months have been incredibly challenging for many organisations around the world. Faced with pressures from a global pandemic, the fishing industry has seen major disruption. The MSC has had to reflect and adapt its program too.