NFI Crab Council Working Group Meets in Baltimore

The National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council met in Baltimore, Maryland October 5th and 6th as part of its working group meeting series. The group last met in person in 2019 where it developed detailed units of assessment, to track Fisheries Improvement Projects (FIP), and endorsed the used of the Spawning Potential Ratio (SPR) method to quantify and monitor progress.

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.

King Crab Wins First Mock Ranked Choice Voting General Election

July 2, 2021 Anchorage Press

The results are in for the Division of Election’s (DOE) first mock Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) General Election. With 51% of the votes, King Crab has been named the Best Seafood in Alaska.

Alaska Crab is In High Demand, But Some Fishermen Are Worried About Stocks

Crab has been one of the hottest commodities since the COVID pandemic forced people in 2020 to buy and cook seafood at home and demand is even higher this year.

Blue Star Signs Supply Agreement With Leading National Foodservice Warehouse Supplier

Under the terms of the agreement, for a 12-month term, starting in September 2021, Blue Star will supply pasteurized crabmeat, with a current market wholesale value (with applicable discounts) of up to approximately $31 million dollars, subject to certain conditions.