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    Northeast Atlantic mackerel fishing quota agreed for 2023

    Norway, the EU, Iceland, the UK, the Faroe Islands, and Greenland have agreed on the Northeast Atlantic mackerel fishing quota for 2023. The agreement...

    Bluefront Equity acquires majority stake in aquatech company Seacloud

    Without disclosing the amount invested in the acquisition, Bluefront Equity announced today the acquisition of a majority stake (51%) in aquatech company Seacloud. The...

    Norway increases king crab quota to 2023

    The Fisheries and Oceans Minister of Norway has announced the increase of the king crab quota for 2023. According to the Marine Research Institute's recommendation, the total male crab quota for next year is set at 2,375 tons, which is an increase of 530 tons compared to 2022. The female crab quota is set at 120 tons in 2023. Likewise, the minimum carapace length of 130 millimeters will be maintained for both males and females. "We tax the king crab at a high level, but within a sustainable framework", said Norway Fisheries and Oceans Minister, Bjørnar Skjæran. "This is in line with the management objective of limiting the spread of king crab while at the same time ensuring a profitable catch. King crab is a product that fetches a very high price in the market,...

    Australia’s industry encourages community to support local seafood

    Seafood Industry Australia is encouraging the community to support their fishers and Great Australian Seafood. As part of World...

    Alaska and Washington senators also ask for federal disaster declaration for crab fisheries

    Lisa Murkowski, from Alaska, and Maria Cantwell, Dan Sullivan and Patty Murray, from Washington, are the U.S. Senators signatories...

    Republic of Korea bets on shrimp aquaculture in Sri Lanka

    The Republic of Korea through the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will invest USD 1.2...
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    AquaShip hires new Chief Project Officer

    AquaShip has welcomed Åge Molvik as the new Chief Project Officer (CPO). "Large projects, both newbuilds, conversions, and other...

    “The tax will hit harder and wider than what was intended,” Norwegian report suggests

    The challenges of the salmon tax report outline that the Norwegian government’s proposal "will hit harder and wider than...

    Alaska’s commercial salmon fishery in 2022, valued at $76.5 million more than last year

    The harvest of all species in the 2022 Alaska commercial salmon fishery was valued at approximately $720.4 million. This...

    Bristol Bay sockeye salmon harvest will be worse in 2023 according to forecasts

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) harvest forecast for sockeye salmon in 2023 is 38.06 million fish....
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