Category Archives: Catching News

Fishupdate briefing Friday December 7th

Fishupdate briefing Friday December 7th

COD MAY HELP PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY PROBLEMS RESEARCHERS at the University of Bergen in Norway believe that eating cod can help people with obesity related  kidney or renal  problems. They have recently carried out a study using overweight rats who were fed a quarter of their protein using cod over a period of four weeks.Continue Reading

US boosts farmed shrimp safeguards

US boosts farmed shrimp safeguards

THE United States is proposing to make life fairer for some of its aquaculture businesses by implementing a first ever traceability programme for the country’s farmed shrimp and abalone sector. The NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration), the government organisation which oversees the fishing industry, has already asked for public comments on the proposed legislation. AlthoughContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Catching News, Front Page News
Norwegian fish exports hit November high

Norwegian fish exports hit November high

NORWAY exported 276,000 tonnes of seafood worth 9.9 billion kroners (£914 million) during November, figures released today show. While the volume fell by eight per cent, revenues from the sales rose by 11 per cent or NOK 990 million, reflecting the rising price of fish, particularly cod and salmon. The country is now on courseContinue Reading

Tuesday, December 4, fish prices from Peterhead market

Tuesday, December 4, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Tuesday 04.12.2018 Boats 9 Consignments 0 Boxes 3847 Cod Large £3.00 – £4.00 Cod Medium £3.00 – £3.50 Cod Selected £2.50 – £3.00 Cod Small £2.00 – £2.80 Haddock Large £2.70 – £3.25 Haddock Medium £2.60 – £2.80 Haddock Selected £2.60 – £2.90 Seed £2.50 – £3.10 Chippers £1.60 – £2.90Continue Reading

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Faroese salmon exports down, cod up

Faroese salmon exports down, cod up

EXPORTS of farmed salmon from the Faroe Islands have shown a significant decline during the first eight months of this year. Recent figures show that salmon sales – the islands’ most valuable seafood commodity – are down by 17 per cent or £51 million to a total of around £295 million over the period. ThereContinue Reading

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New type of trout found in Scottish loch

New type of trout found in Scottish loch

A DISTINCT ‘species’ of brown trout has been discovered by researchers at the University of the Highlands and Islands, suggesting biodiversity in Scotland’s lochs is much greater than originally thought. The Rivers and Lochs Institute at Inverness College UHI found four different ‘species’ of brown trout in Loch Laidon, Perthshire, including one which has neverContinue Reading

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, November 30

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, November 30

US FOODS EXECUTIVE TO HEAD AQUABOUNTY AQUABOUNTY Technologies, the American company noted for its research and development of genetically modified fish, has appointed US Foods senior vice president Sylvia Wulf as its new chief executive and executive director. She is highly experienced in the food industry and previously held senior positions with Tyson Foods Inc,Continue Reading

Wednesday, November 28, fish prices from Lerwick market

Wednesday, November 28, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Wednesday 28th November 2018 7 BOATS LANDED 1038 BOXES Sedulous, Tranquility, Avrella, Valhalla, Defiant, Alison Kay, Radiant Star SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 28 3.43 3.43 COD 1 136 3.16 3.09 COD 2 2357 2.96 2.85 COD 3 1164 2.80 2.69Continue Reading

Wednesday, November 28, fish prices from Peterhead market

Wednesday, November 28, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Wednesday 28.11.2018 Boats 13 Consignments 4 Boxes 7927 Cod Large £2.40 – £3.50 Cod Medium £2.40 – £3.00 Cod Selected £2.20 – £2.70 Cod Small £1.50 – £2.80 Haddock Large £1.80 – £2.50 Haddock Medium £1.80 – £2.50 Haddock Selected £1.80 – £2.50 Seed £1.20 – £2.20 Chippers £1.00 – £1.70Continue Reading