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    Canada to open new commercial whelk fishery in Nova Scotia

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    Scotland’s seafood industry nets £20.8m from UK Seafood Fund

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    TalentView: Josh Neese, Florida Oyster Trading Company

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    Urchinomics appoints new CEO so founder can continue “working his magic”

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    Shrimp products win big at this year’s Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona

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