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Industry urges Feds IUU and Seafood Fraud Task Force to keep the two issues separate

The deadline for submitting comments to the Presidential task force on IUU fishing and Seafood Fraud is midnight today.A number of industry organizations have spoken up, focusing on similar themes:-there is no widespread evidence of IUU seafood in the ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
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WWF calls for support of Japan's 50% bluefin reduction target; will boycott if not accepted by WCPC

At the 10th North Subcommittee of the Western and Central Pacific Commission the World Wildlife Fund (WFF) has called to reduce the harvest of immature Pacific blue tuna by 50 percent. The Fund said should their prospoal not be accepted they would push ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
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Toothfish TACS to be set in Oct. with bulk of 2014/15 fishing to get going in fourth quarter

Coming up in October the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Resources (CCAMLR) will meet to hash out TACs for toothfish fisheries that fall under the Commission's regulatory scope. Since a majority of the region's catch comes from fisheries ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
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Letters: Alaska Crab fishermen dispute harm of Russian ban, say it would clean up IUU crab

To the Editor:Mr. Sackton, I respectfully think your video on 8/27/14 was flawed and missed some important points regarding the King Crab market and its potential “destruction” if a retaliatory ban on Russian seafood was implemented by the US governm ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
Entities: CRAB, Illegal, Bering Sea
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Seafood.com News Summary Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014

Top Story: Industry urges caution on IUU and Seafood Fraud task forceJim Stone, an Alaska crab fisherman, responded to our video about the potential impact of a ban on Russian crab imports to say first, our estimates of the percentage of domestic product ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Maine lobstermen fetching better prices with the catch trending at more traditional pace this season

If there is anything commercial fishermen in Maine have learned over the past several years, it is that things aren't the way they used to be.Scallop catches are creeping back up as prices have hit an all-time high. Elver prices have come down a bit but ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Raw material shortage forces major Russian fish processor Murmansk Fish Factory to shut down

One of Russia’s largest fish processing companies, Murmansk Fish Factory has had to shut down because of lack of raw materials due to the ban on import of fish from Norway. The company threatens to sue the Government if problems aren’t solved.“Work has ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

California's "wetfish" industry thrives as one of world's best managed fisheries (Opinion)

D.B. Pleschner is executive director of the California Wetfish Producers AssociationFishermen are allowed to harvest only a small percentage of the overall fish population.Despite gloomy predictions of El Nino and the broader impact of climate change ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

After shortlived dip, white shrimp prices rising in China, and predicted to remain high this fall

The whiteleg shrimp supply is remains limited while the purchase price stays high in the four provinces of the South China.This year can be divided into three different stages based on the prices of whiteleg shrimps with the size of 50 shrimps per jin ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
Entities: China, Zhanjiang, Zhuhai
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Salmon and trout farming grows on upper reaches of Yellow River in China

Hualong of Qinghai has the largest salmon farm in the upper reaches of the Yellow River.With the Yellow River flowing through Hualong, Qinghai, which is the Chinese province adjacent to Tibet, there is the a new dam for the Gongboxia hydropower station ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Congress urged to make F/V discharge exemption permanent before temporary law expires in December

When commercial fishing vessels unload their hauls on deck, crews usually gut their catch and put it on ice for the trip back to shore.Then they do something that could land them in trouble under a 6-year-old law: They hose down the decks, sending the ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Discharge, Contaminate
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Long Island firm finds oysters gateway for China Seafood Exports

More Northeast US companies are exporting to China, even small firms that never considered it before.  K&B Seafoods - a regional distributor, tells Victor Ocasio how they started exporting -K&B Seafood Inc. co-owners Tom Kehoe and Roger Boccio, wholesalers ... [Published Seafood.com - 9 hours ago]

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"We understand that the March 2014 report in the Marine Policy journal: "Estimates of Illegal and Underreported Fish and Seafood Imports in the USA"; which estimates that illegal and unrepo1ted catches represented 20-32% by weight of wild-caught seafood apparently has bought IUU fishing to the forefront in the US Administration..."
"The eggs look pretty ripe," he said. "We were all shocked. We had a couple of people who work in the fish industry on our boat and they were shocked too."
"Issue one: Who gets the fish and why – vessel owners only? Directed species only? Bycatch species only? Would you distribute only by history, if so why, if not, why not. If you distribute only by history, how do you address the concern about rewarding fishermen who have generally fished dirty? Can you talk about equal distribution based on participation?"
Meanwhile, Skysal CEO, David Friedli, said his company will seek for more governmental funding "to address questions that persist about optimizing and securing the cultivation of this species."

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Seafood.com News Summary Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014 [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
WWF calls for support of Japan's 50% bluefin re... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
Toothfish TACS to be set in Oct. with bulk of 2... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
Letters: Alaska Crab fishermen dispute harm of ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
Industry urges Feds IUU and Seafood Fraud Task ... [Published Seafood.com - 5 hours ago]
Congress urged to make F/V discharge exemption ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
Salmon and trout farming grows on upper reaches... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
California's "wetfish" industry thrives as one ... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
Maine lobstermen fetching better prices with th... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
Raw material shortage forces major Russian fish... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
After shortlived dip, white shrimp prices risin... [Published Seafood.com - 7 hours ago]
EPA asks Alaska District Court to reject Pebble... [Published Seafood.com - 9 hours ago]
California Senate sends seafood mislabeling bil... [Published Seafood.com - 9 hours ago]
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