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Other Media | SeafoodSource: Outlook positive for seafood sales over Thanksgiving holiday

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Analysts and retailers are optimistic U.S. seafood sales will be solid this Thanksgiving holiday.

Ninety-one percent of U.S. consumers plan to celebrate Thanksgiving, while 5 percent are undecided, according to research firm Numerator, and more consumers – 61 percent versus 54 percent in 2022 – plan to cook this year.

Research firm Circana expects strong Thanksgiving grocery sales, as 79 percent of consumers say they and their families will celebrate Thanksgiving with their usual traditions. 

Author: Christine Blank / SeafoodSource | Read the full article here

Other Media | FishFocus: Half of tested caviar products from Europe are illegal, and some aren’t even caviar.

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Wild caviar, a pricey delicacy made from sturgeon eggs, has been illegal for decades since poaching brought the fish to the brink of extinction. Today, legal, internationally tradeable caviar can only come from farmed sturgeon, and there are strict regulations in place to help protect the species. However, by conducting genetic and isotope analyses on caviar samples from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine — nations bordering the remaining wild sturgeon populations — a team of sturgeon experts found evidence that these regulations are actively being broken.

Source: FishFocus | Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Ireland will update the €25.6 million liquidity aid plan for the pelagic fleet

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced that Tier 1 and Tier 2 multi-purpose vessels that were not authorized to fish for mackerel in December 2021 and benefited from support from the Temporary Fleet Mooring Scheme In that month, they will not be deducted from payment of that aid scheme under a new scheme to boost pelagic fishing.

This aid plan, financed from the Brexit Adjustment Reserve Fund, provides a support package of €25.6 million for the Irish pelagic sector.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonExpert: New projections for Atlantic salmon: Chile remains uncertain

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Global Atlantic salmon production is expected to grow next year after two years of stable or declining activity, according to results from Rabobank's annual survey conducted in conjunction with the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA).

Norway will lead with year-on-year growth of 3.7% in 2024 and 4.9% in 2023, culminating in estimated production of 1.58 million tonnes and 1.67 million tonnes for the next two years, respectively.

Author: Jonathan Garcés / Salmonexpert | Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - CM Baqar calls for adhering to quality standards to export seafood

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Justice (R) Maqbool Baqar on Tuesday said that seafood products, ranging from fish and shrimp to crabs and squid, including frozen and fresh seafood, canned goods, and value-added items like breaded fish fillets, can find their way to international markets if we ensure our adherence to quality standards, and the integration of technology is ensured.

This he said while speaking at a seminar organized by the National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) to commemorate World Fisheries Day at Bahria University.

He said that he was happy for the professionals and policymakers on this significant occasion of World Fisheries Day 2023, marked by the theme “Conservation through Collaboration: Developing Fishing Communities.” Today, I am privileged to share this moment with you, a gathering that highlights the heartbeat of our celebration—the vibrant and resilient fishing communities along the Pakistan coast.

Source: Associated Press of Pakistan 

IN BRIEF - The catch quota for northern albacore will increase by 23% in 2024, and that for bluefin tuna by 10%

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Thus, the fishing fleet of the Spanish State will have a quota of 22,361 tons of northern albacore catch by 2024, thanks to the "confirmation of the improvement in reserves of this species."
The Spanish State will increase its fishing quota for northern albacore by 23% and that for bluefin tuna by 10% in 2024 compared to this year, according to the agreements of the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (Iccat). , held in New Cairo (Egypt) until this Monday.
Thus, the State's fishing fleet will have a quota of 22,361 tons of northern albacore catch by 2024, thanks to the "confirmation of the improvement in reserves of this species", according to the results of the Iccat assembly , released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
The Total Allowable Catch (TAC) of bonito for the years 2024 to 2026 is expanded from 37,801 tons in 2023 to 47,251 tons for the year 2024; The European Union is responsible for 35,815 tons, 7,212 tons more than in 2023.
Regarding bluefin tuna, Spain will increase its quota by 691 tons or 10%, as planned given the consolidation of the recovery of the species. [...]

Other Media | SalmonExpert: Sernapesca reveals use of antimicrobials by salmon farmers in the first half

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Sernapesca published the Report on the Use of Antimicrobials in National Salmon Farming, which covers the period from January to June 2023, and where details are provided by company as a total and also by species.

The report offers a detailed view of the consumption of antimicrobials in the salmon industry, highlighting that during the first half of 2023, 177.32 tons of active ingredient were used, which represents a reduction of 25.7%, compared to the same period in 2022.

Author: Jonathan Garcés / Salmonexpert | Read the full article here

Other media | Fishfarmingexpert: Canadian seafood campaign aims to make bigger splash

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) and the Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) have expanded their “Choose Canadian Seafood” campaign, which emphasises the ease of incorporating seafood into daily meals.

More than 300 Sobeys and Safeway shops across Canada will stock products bearing “Choose Canadian Seafood” labels, making it simple for consumers to identify Canadian seafood products.

Metro Inc. stores across Ontario will also offer their customers free, easy-to-follow recipe booklets that showcase a diverse range of Canadian seafood recipes.

Source: Fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Tunadrone: ready for takeoff

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Marine Instruments, the company specialized in fishing innovation integrated into Grupo Arbulu, achieved success and international recognition with the development of electronic buoys that boosted the fishing efficiency of the tuna fleet. Now, in the midst of celebrating its 20th anniversary, the company based in Nigrán, Pontevedra, wants to go one step further with the Tunadrone, the unmanned aerial device that the company began to develop in 2015 with the aim of optimizing fishing at free bank of tropical tuna, that is, “the largest specimens but also the most difficult to catch,” explains Gabriel Gómez Celaya, CEO of the company, and that after eight years of development it will be tested in a tide aboard a French tuna boat from the Atlantic. Testing is scheduled to begin before the end of the year.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | FishFocus: PML scientists championing the ocean in climate negotiations

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

PML ocean and climate experts will be playing active parts in the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), in The United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 30th November – 12th December 2023.

Since COP21 in 2015, the COPs have revolved around how to implement the Paris Agreement, which has three main goals: keep global average temperature rise to ‘well below’ 2°C and pursue efforts to limit the rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels

Source: FishFocus | read the full article here

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