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Though a few factors ganged up to threaten the traditional opener of the Oregon Dungeness crab fishery, the fleet of more than 400 vessels went on to put in a banner year.
Preliminary harvest data for 2018 suggests the harvest will wind up around 175,940 pounds, down sharply from the 380,912 pounds that diggers dug just five years ago.
Too many purple sea urchins and not enough bull kelp continues to stymie California’s red urchin dive industry.
Ocean conditions seem to have gifted the trawlers in terms of distribution and density of rockfish.
All eyes and ears were on water temperatures and foreign trade tariffs as seiners hit their strides in the West Coast squid season.
A reduced pollock harvest in Russia and an increased demand for fillets, roe and surimi worldwide will drive demand Alaska pollock throughout 2018.
As the fleet readied for this year’s season, questions remained whether last year’s sparse concentrations of albacore would go down as an anomaly or part of a trend
This year’s pricing trend flies in the face of market dynamics of years past, when diminished supplies translated to higher prices all the way through the distribution chain.
The abundance of smaller fish this year and the corresponding price per unit have created a market dynamic like the industry hasn’t seen in recent history.