This Week on TalkingFish.org: September 5-9

Allison Lorenc

September 6 – Fish Talk in the News – Tuesday, September 6 – In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, an EU proposal to ban American lobsters moves forward; NEFSC seeks bottom trawlers for surveys; Discovery Channel acquires worldwide rights to the documentary ‘Sacred Cod’; Gloucester Fresh Seafood sells to middle America; and advocates hope to capture the fishing industry’s past and present at Point Judith. In the News, by Talking Fish.

September 9 – Fish Talk in the News – Friday, September 9 – In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, the AP reports on Hawaiian seafood caught by foreign crews confined to boats; squid trawlers leave a wake of death south of Martha’s Vineyard; the latest ocean warming review reveals the extent of impacts on nature and humans; Maine consumers are willing to pay more for sustainably harvested seafood; a new Oceana reports finds 1 in 5 seafood samples are mislabeled worldwide; the U.S. House passes a bill to make sea urchin and sea cucumber trade easier; high lobster prices could be sign of things to come; a lobster council votes to close Maine’s last open zone; and successful conservation efforts pay off for humpback whales. In the News, by Talking Fish.

September 9 – Seafood News Editor: If it is Unethical in Thailand, It is Unethical in Hawaii Also – Seafoodnews.com: The AP report on the imprisonment of foreign fishermen on Hawaiian vessels is a wake-up call. No seafood buyer will tolerate abusive conditions for fishermen, whether the result of a legal loophole or not. Seafood Choice, cross-post by Talking Fish.

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