Salmon

More than a headache: Sea lice and their considerable impact on the salmon farming sector


Salmon farming is very big business. Supplying what’s become one of the world’s most popular proteins, the industry has grown at an impressive...
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How the seafood sector is tackling the plastic pollution crisis


Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate our immediate thoughts and actions, it wasn’t very long ago that plastic pollution was...
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Korean snow crab

Korea’s sweet tasting giant from the deep


Snow crab has a very special place in Korean culture. Known locally as “daegae”, which literally means huge crab, this winter delicacy is highly...
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fishing

Fish discards – what’s changed in 2015?

Introduced under EU legislation as part of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), the landing obligation – also known as Europe’s discard ban – came into force on 1 January 2015 for those fishermen that target pelagic quota species such as herring and mackerel. (more…)

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Ensuring sustainability within the seafood supply chain

Private standards and related certification schemes have become increasingly significant elements of the international fish trade during the past two decades. They emerged in areas where there was the perception that broad regulatory frameworks were failing to achieve desired outcomes with regards to sustainability and responsible fisheries management. (more…)

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