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FishNews – May 31, 2017 – No Selfies with Seals, ESA Recovery Guideline Revisions, Fisheries Information Systems Update, and More

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HIGHLIGHTS
Reminder: No Selfies with Seals
Endangered Species Recovery Guidelines – Open for Public Comment
Fisheries Information Systems Stakeholder Update
Alaska
Alaska Essential Fish Habitat Plan: A New Approach
Greater Atlantic
Gulf of Maine Cod and Haddock Measures – Open for Public Comment
Increased Catch Limits for Black Sea Bass
Turtle Team Sets Loggerhead Tagging Record

Feds and Walmart allege canned-tuna prices fixed

Executives of the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. — Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist — conspired regularly to keep prices high for consumers with a taste for one of America’s favorite sandwich ingredients, according to criminal and civil court records updated this week. A typical can of tuna today costs about $1.50 and the U.S. Department of Justice says that price may be the result of price fixing by Thai, South Korean and U.S. seafood dealers… Read more (seattletimes.com)