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Lower lobster capture would mean returning to 'typical years'

UNITED STATES | Thursday, December 18, 2014
Apparently, the Maine’s 2014 lobster fishing season will result in lower catches compared to the two previous years, which increases the likelihood of rise in market prices.


Spain achieves its aims in TAC negotiations for 2015
Spain | 01:50 | For next year Spain has managed to be granted a "record" quota of northern hake, one of the species of high interest for the Spanish fleet, and significant increases for other fisheries. Full Story
NL launches sustainable aquaculture strategy
Canada | 00:50 | The Newfoundland and Labrador Government has established a new long-term approach to fostering future aquaculture development with the release of Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy 2014. Full Story
Illex squid season ended with fewer catches
Argentina | 23:50 | The Argentine jigging fleet captured nearly 150,000 tonnes of squid (Illex argentinus) in South Atlantic waters during the season that took place between 24 January and 31 August this year, according the National Institute for Fishing Research and Development. Full Story
High Liner Foods Opens New U.S. Headquarters
The leading North American value-added frozen seafood company has announced the official opening of its newly-constructed U.S. headquarters, a 38,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility located in Portsmouth.
Clearwater Seafoods wins Rabobank Innovation Award
Clearwater Seafoods received the Rabobank Innovation Award presented to leading food and agriculture companies for their dedication to innovation, sustainability and leadership.
SuccorfishM2M Winners of Design Innovation at RTC North Awards
SuccorfishM2M has been crowned winners at RTC North’s Celebration of Innovation 25th Anniversary Awards which recognises UK companies at the cutting edge of design and innovation.
Marel Ready for New EU Labeling Rules
Marel’s Innova Labeling software enables fish processors to create labels that fulfill the new EU legislative requirements coming into force 13 December.
Norwegian fish intake offers no concerning health risks
Norway Fish consumption benefits clearly outweigh its risks, since the current contaminant levels as well as that of other known undesirable substances offer no concern.
New labelling and biotoxin analysis worry mussel industry
Spain This Saturday the new rules of the EU allowing packaging mussel without explicit mention of the country of origin or the species used will come into force, which concerns raft fishermen and mussel farmers from Galicia.
Odisha seeks to increase seafood export to Portugal
India Odisha's Government proposes to boost seafood exports from this market to Portugal, given that this nation is one of those having the highest worldwide's per capita consumption of marine food.
Massachusetts AG calls for reauthorization of fisheries legistlation
United States In a letter sent on Friday to the Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Attorney General of Massachusetts stated her strong support of the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act.