Alaska Fisheries Report February 19
KMXT - February 19, 2021
New Alaska CFEC Commissioner Has Real Estate Background, Five Word Edit of MSA Could Mean Big Changes for Fisheries
Quota for B.C.'s lone remaining herring roe fishery too high, says scientist
DFO's allowable catch rate of 20% in the Strait of Georgia should be cut in half, according to conservationist
CBC News by Karin Larsen - February 19, 2021
Quota rates for the Pacific herring fishery will remain largely unchanged this year, according to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, including another year of a 20 per cent harvest in the critical Strait of Georgia zone, B.C.'s only remaining commercial herring roe fishery.
Record-high king crab prices not slowing retail sales
Seafood Source by Chris Chase - February 19, 2021
Crab sales at U.S. retailers have hit record highs, with the category as a whole up over 60 percent, and king crab has been buoyed by the surge.
The pandemic could change U.S. fisheries forever. Will it be for better or for worse?
The Counter by Katarina Zimmer - February 18, 2021
The pandemic has transformed huge parts of the U.S. seafood system—from what consumers want to eat to the way fish reaches their plates—providing valuable lessons in what works and what doesn’t.
Labeling and Marketing
Bristol Seafood expands into grab-and-go category with new retail range
Seafood Source by Madelyn Kearns - February 19, 2021
Portland, Maine, U.S.A.-based seafood supplier Bristol Seafood is expanding into the grab-and-go segment with its Bristol Grab & Go retail range, the company announced on 19 February.
3MMI - Cell-Based Seafood : Preparing for Commercialization
TradexFoods - February 22, 2021
Technological advancements towards sustainable agriculture practices in the meat industry aren't slowing down any time soon. We spoke with Lou Cooperhouse - CEO of BlueNalu, for an update on production timelines, academic criticism and becoming a consistent addition to the seafood supply chain.
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