Read more about the article Quality pays off
Vónin has developed its own roller clumps. Image: Vónin

Quality pays off

Vónin has seen quite some growth in the Barents Sea fleet that trusts its shrimp gear to deliver the right results. While the company has a long-established reputation for shrimp…

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Read more about the article Gothenburg auction takes a cautious approach
‘We eat a lot of shrimps in Sweden,’ said Gothenburg Fish Auction managing director Roger Thilander. Image: Göteborgs Fiskauktion

Gothenburg auction takes a cautious approach

Prices are down by 15-20% at the Gothenburg auction in Sweden, where business continues as usual – with precautions. According to the auction’s managing director Roger Thilander, nothing has changed…

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Read more about the article Head-on grader breaks new ground for Gulf shrimpers
A new head-on shrimp grader designed by Kerian Machines will allow fishermen to place head-on shrimp on the market at a premium price. Image: Ed Lallo/Lallo Photography

Head-on grader breaks new ground for Gulf shrimpers

Sitting on the frozen plains of North Dakota 50 miles from the Canadian boarder, a family-owned business has been enlisted by Gulf of Mexico fishermen to develop a new method…

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Read more about the article ICES advises more than double 2020 Barents Sea shrimp quota
ICES has advised that Barents Sea shrimp catches can be significantly increased in 2020. Image: Øystein Paulsen/Havforskningsinstituttet

ICES advises more than double 2020 Barents Sea shrimp quota

ICES has advised that the Barents Sea shrimp fishery should not exceed 150,000 tonnes in 2020, more than double this year’s figure. ‘For 2019, the advice was 70,000 tonnes, so…

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Read more about the article Conflicted Norwegian policy on selective shrimp gear
There are big Norwegian policy on the use of selectivity devices in shrimp fisheries for home and international waters. Image: NOAA

Conflicted Norwegian policy on selective shrimp gear

Issues close to home, a fudged report and a policy designed to deter outsiders are the highlights of a complex situation in which the Norwegian authorities appear to be pursuing…

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