North America

    Canadian snow crab fishermen add victories but need more

    Newfoundland and Labrador snow crab has gained an additional five cents per pound increase in its minimum price, totaling 2.25 per pound.

    Murkowski and King propose bill to increase funding for fisheries in rural communities

    Murkowski (R-Alaska) and King (I-Maine) have introduced a bill called the Fishing Industry Credit Enhancement Act that would allow businesses that directly promote commercial fishing to access a federal farm loan program.

    U.S. will not revoke antidumping duties on frozen shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam

    The American Shrimp Processors Association applauded the U.S. International Trade Commission's decision on what they consider "unfair trade in imported shrimp."

    NOAA to identify new Aquaculture Opportunity Areas in Alaska

    Science, indigenous knowledge, and collaboration with local communities are key to identifying these Aquaculture Opportunity Areas.

    AquaBounty pauses Ohio farm construction but still believes in the project

    The substantial increase in the cost of completion and ongoing negotiations with Williams County to obtain the Right of Way permit led the U.S. land-based salmon producer to make this decision.

    BC salmon industry at risk beyond farms

    The entire BC salmon industry supply chain shows the real effect that farm closures will have, and are already having, on the region's economy and community.

    Fisheries, water quality, and human health at risk in the U.S.

    That's what the American Fisheries Society says after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to remove federal safeguards for most of the nation's wetlands.

    A new bill in Maine against aquaculture mega-farms

    On Thursday, a legislative committee in Maine, U.S., gave the green light to a proposal to stop large-scale aquaculture projects. The proposal seeks to exclude such projects from the purview of state regulators.

    TalentView: Per-Roar Gjerde, CEO of Pacifico Aquaculture

    “I have a big faith in the aquaculture industry”: WeAreAquaculture talks to former Mowi executive and now CEO of Pacifico Aquaculture Per-Roar Gjerde about his career, his philosophy and his belief in aquaculture’s potential to feed the world.

    Snow crab season finally begins in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Over six weeks of a dispute regarding the CAD 2.20 per pound panel price for snow crab, harvesters and processors in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, have finally reached an agreement.

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