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No signs of herring seen in Togiak

UNITED STATES | Thursday, April 24, 2014
The first aerial survey of the Togiak District conducted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game this week finished without spotting herring schools in the fishery.


New project to expropriate Alpesca proposed
Argentina | 01:40 | A bill to expropriate the company Alpesca, created on the basis of a proposal prepared by plant workers and union leaders of the Trade Union of Food Industries, was introduced this week in the Legislature of Chubut. Full Story
Abalone and ocean scallops TACs set
Australia | 00:50 | The Department of Environment and Primary Industries of Victoria has set the Total Allowable Commercial Catch for abalone and ocean scallops for the 2014-15 fishing season. Full Story
Rainbow trout genome sequenced
United States | 23:50 | An international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid whose relatively recent genetic history opens a window into how vertebrates evolve. Full Story
I-Cut 130 PortionCutter for the Salmon Industry - New Generation Portioning
Marel has developed the I-Cut 130 PortionCutter to enable salmon food processing companies to keep pace with the constantly escalating demands from customers such as supermarkets and restaurant chains.
Bumble Bee Seafoods Moves Corporate Headquarters
Bumble Bee Seafoods, North America’s premium seafood company, is getting back to its roots with a move to the historic Showley Bros. Candy Factory in the East Village.
Chicken of the Sea Picks Name for Its Mermaid After 60 Years of Anonymity
After seafood fans submitted more than 49,000 entries in a nationwide contest to christen the brand’s beloved icon — and earn a chance to win a USD 10,000 grand prize — one perfect name floated to the top.
Marfrio Stands for Quality
Since its foundation, Marfrio has grown and become one of the main manufacturers of frozen seafood in Europe, its drive for excellence has placed the company amongst the strongest in the sector.
Greenpeace makes strong claims at bluefin tuna auction
Taiwan Amid Greenpeace’s protests for better protection measures to be implemented for the bluefin tuna, the sale of the first landing of the species took place in the framework of the first Pingtung Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival.
Climatic changes pose serious threats to the fishing sector
India The fisheries sector in Kerala could experience a strong impact due to climatic change, according to a report prepared by the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Century Pacific hopes to make USD 71 million at the Stock Exchange
Philippines Leading food manufacturer Century Pacific Foods Inc.expects to collect about USD 71 million for the sale of a tenth of the company’s outstanding capital stock through an initial public offering.
European Parliament approves EUR 6.5 billion aid for fisheries sector
European Union MEPs adopted the operating rules of the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, which has a budget of EUR 6.5 billion until 2020 to help fishermen to meet the objectives of the common fisheries policy,