Lawyer and aquaculturist Jim Heerin is president of Best Aquaculture Practices Certification Management. He has served the BAP program since 2006, when he became executive vice president of BAPCM's forerunner, the Aquaculture Certification Council. Heerin was also the treasurer of the Global Aquaculture Alliance until 2005.
In 1966, while practicing law in Pennsylvania, USA, Heerin formed Sea Farms, Inc., a start-up enterprise dedicated to shrimp farm research and development. A Founding Member of the GAA, Sea Farms later became Sea Farms International, Ltd. Its integrated hatchery, production and processing facilities in Honduras supply value-added products to high-end markets in the U.S. and Europe.
Frozen mackerel, 74% imported from Norway South Korea
In August 2020, frozen mackerel imports amounted to 1,908 tons, down 18 % from 2,336 tons a year earlier.
The cumulative import volume reached 29,304 tons in August, up 4 % from 28,227 tons a ye...
The countdown begins for the shrimp Argentina
The following is an excerpt from an article in Revista Puerto:
There are few open areas for fishing, many concentrated boats and bad weather. Yields have dropped in recent weeks and the seaso...