Pontchartrain Blue Crab Recognized for Ten Year Commitment to Fisheries Sustainability

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced Pontchartrain Blue Crab as a 2022 MSC US Ocean Champion Award winner for their ten year commitment to MSC certification, and continued dedication to ocean health above and beyond the requirements of the MSC sustainability standards. The fishery was first certified in 2012 and celebrated its ten year certification anniversary in 2022.

Marine Fisheries Reminds Public of Blue Crab Harvest Closure

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding the public of the annual blue crab harvest closures. The harvest closure period runs from Jan. 1, 2023 through Jan. 31, 2023, for North Carolina state waters north and east of the Highway 58 bridge over Bogue Sound to Emerald Isle and from March 1, 2023 through March 15, 2023, for North Carolina state waters south and west of the Highway 58 bridge.

Blue Crab Population In Chesapeake Bay Hits Record Low

The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay hit a record low, marking the lowest count in more than three decades of tracking the crustaceans, experts said.

Blue Star Foods Files Application to List on the Nasdaq Stock Market

May 4, 2021 Blue Star Foods

“We believe listing our common stock on the NASDAQ will improve liquidity, increase our corporate visibility in the financial markets, and create shareholder value,” said John Keeler, Chairman and CEO of Blue Star.

Gov. Larry Hogan Calls For More H-2B Visas as Blue Crab Season Begins in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan wants federal officials to make more visas available through a temporary worker program that serves as a key source of employees for Maryland’s seafood industry.