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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Plastic crisis ocean

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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Trust the facts: New Zealand hoki is a sustainable and abundant fishery

A new report claiming that for 60 years the New Zealand catch was more than twice the volume that was officially reported is lacking in scientific credibility, according to the Seafood New Zealand trade body. Moreover, the country’s latest fisheries status study notes that as a consequence of substantial reductions in quotas over the period 2001–2007, hoki stocks have increased in size for the last eight consecutive years, and are now well within or above their management target range. They are currently at their highest levels this century.

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