First Clam Fishery in China Achieves MSC Certification Following a Multi-Stakeholder Improvement Project

September 29, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

The Yalu Estuary Manila clam fishery in the China Yellow Sea has become the first clam fishery in China to achieve certification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) global standard for sustainable fishing. The certification marks an important milestone for the global sustainable seafood movement. 

What You Should Know About the Seasonality of Seafood in Maine

Knowing seafood’s seasons is important “for the same reasons that it’s important for people to know that there are seasons in farmed products,” said Monique Coombs, who oversees marine programs and fishing community engagement​ at the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association.

Culprit Behind Summer Mass Shellfish Mortality Events in Washington Discovered

July 7, 2021 Washington Sea Grant

In a new paper, scientists outline how certain algae species could have killed off oysters and clams in summer mortality events that have occurred since the 1930s.

Study Finds Pesticides In Northwest Clams, Mussels and Oysters

March 9, 2021 Keely Chalmers, KGW

Mussel, clam and oyster lovers, there may be a lot more in the shellfish than you thought. Researchers from Portland State University found some contain pesticides.

Human Cost of EU’s Spite: Trade War Looms After Brussels’ ‘Indefensible’ Block on British Clams, Oysters and Mussels

February 15, 2021 NICK CONSTABLE, Daily Mail

There’s a bitter north-easterly wind whipping the waves as Chris Ranger moors his ageing sailboat and steps off with a small net of oysters.