Louisiana fishermen and others in the industry will receive $14.8 million in federal aid to address economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said Thursday.
Cordova’s first positive case of the new coronavirus is an Ocean Beauty Seafoods worker who had recently traveled to the Prince William Sound community from outside of Alaska, officials announced Wednesday.
Like meat processors and farmers, the seafood sector is feeling the COVID-19 effect. Many American restaurants are still closed for sit-in diners, tourism has slowed to almost nothing, and exports to Asian markets are still in limbo.
Fisheries Minister says Lobster Fishers can collect CERB
There are no current plans to shut down Nova Scotia’s Lobster season in the wake of COVID-19.
The President signed a new Executive Order promoting American seafood competitiveness and economic growth to propel the United States forward. It calls for the expansion of sustainable U.S. seafood production.
Indonesia, which has the world’s highest diversity of sharks, allows the catch of some endangered species for domestic consumption, but loopholes effectively allow the illegal export of protected species.
The fall in exports as a fallout of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown has led to flooding of freshwater fish in the lanes and bylanes of the city.
Organisers of the National Fish and Chip Awards have today announced that next year's event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
English aquaculture businesses producing seafood for the food supply chain may now apply for grants up to a maximum of £10,000 per farm from the government’s £10 million Fisheries Response Fund.