Best First Half-Year of All Time for Norwegian Seafood Exports

The export value of Norwegian seafood has never been higher in the first half of the year than in 2021. In the first six months of the year, Norway exported seafood worth NOK 53.7 billion. This represents a growth in value of just over 1 per cent, or NOK 646 million, when measured against the first half of last year.

Tampa Bay Shellfish Farmers Can Resume Harvesting at Sunrise After Red Tide Scare

Aquaculture farmers in lower Tampa Bay will be allowed to resume harvesting at sunrise Saturday after the state temporarily shut them down because of fears of Red Tide blooming in the area.

Californians Warned Not to Eat Mussels, Other Potentially Toxic Shellfish Through October

June 2, 2021 Los Angeles Times

Officials with the Orange County Health Care Agency, the body tasked with oversight of public health programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday announced a different kind of quarantine would be imposed through October: on the consumption of mussels.

UMaine Partners With the Wabanaki Community to Ensure Shellfish Sustainability

April 19, 2021 Maine Campus

On Monday, April 12, David Hart, the director of the Sen. George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, introduced a project called Maine Shellfish Learning Network (MSLN) during a presentation on shellfish sustainability.

EU Says a Post-Brexit Shellfish Export Ban is Indefinite, After Government Claimed it Was Only Temporary

February 8, 2021 Adam Payne, Politics Home

The European Union has told the UK shellfish industry that thousands of tonnes of oyster, mussel, clam, cockle and scallop exports are banned from the bloc indefinitely.