Developments in the Fishing and Seafood Industries

Updated: Feb 8

Delicious seafood can be an epicurean apotheosis, but the fishing industry depends on weather conditions and climate change, evolving consumer tastes, and macroeconomic conditions globally in order to meet consumer demand


A few recent articles from the mainstream press on the subject:


Climate Change Drives Fish Into New Waters, Remaking an Industry

from The Wall Street Journal, December 22, 2018

On changing weather patterns and the higher costs of fishing


'The Worst I've ever Seen It': Lean Stone Crab Season Follows Red Tide in Florida

from The New York Times, December 16, 2018

Environmental pollution affecting the "catch" and the fishermen's livelihood


The Trouble With Tuna: "A Lot of Millennials Do Not Even Own Can Openers"

from The Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2018

Changing eating patterns affect tuna fishing and pricing, and refocus on high quality tuna for sushi and raw food rather than canning


'Chinese Take Everything': Fishy Business Deal in Madagascar, One of the World's Poorest Countries

from the South China Morning Post, December 15, 2018

Aggressive fishing practices in the high seas


Scallops: Peru's 'Golden Nuggets' of The Sea

from the AFP / France 24, December 20, 2018

From Sechura Bay, off northwest Peru's Pacific coast near EcuadorI, a seafood delicacy


Japan Considers Leaving the International Whaling Commission (IWC) from the Financial Times, December 20, 2018

Concerned seeing an advanced nation like Japan pursuing relentlessly the whaling industry, a business that has died a couple of centuries ago





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