Alaska 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 https://kmxt.org/2021/02/alaska-fisheries-report-february-18/ West Coast 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. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-herring-quota-too-high-scientist-says-1.5920291 National 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. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/record-high-king-crab-pricing-not-slowing-retail-sales International 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. https://thecounter.org/pandemic-us-fisheries-covid-19-seafood-csf/ 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. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/bristol-seafood-expands-into-lucrative-grab-and-go-category-with-new-retail-range 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPjxkP2ys-o&feature=emb_logo
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