Alaska Fish Factor: salmon slump v halibut high
The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches – notably halibut, black cod and various crabs – continue to skyrocket.
Project launched for small-scale Mauritanian pelagics
A fishery improvement project (FIP) for small pelagic fisheries in the West African nation of Mauritania has been launched by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) this week.
Icelanders target 50,000 tonnes of salmon within 5 years
Salmon farmers in Iceland are aiming to increase production levels by 500% in the next five years, according to the country’s leading salmon producer.
Fishermen content to be subject to king scallop controls
The body that represents the largest number of scallop fishermen in Scotland has welcomed new government measures to help protect king scallop stocks.
Scots seafood wins £1 million promotional package
Seafood Scotland has been awarded just under £1 million of EU funding to help showcase Scottish produce at seven trade shows around the globe over the next 12 months.