Nautical News
August 31, 2018

Farmed Salmon
Atlantics: There is a good supply, price is softening.
Steelhead/Trout: Good supply on large Steelhead but small, 6-12 oz, is tight. There is tight supply on 1-2lb Trout, but we are good on 6-12oz.

Wild Salmon
Spring/King: Springs are in good supply. Ora King is in great supply.
Sockeye : The main Alaskan season is at an end. Monday there will be a decision made whether the Fraser River will stay open. Price has increased.
Coho : Limited availability. Check with C2C for availability.
Chum : Check with C2C for availability and price.
Pinks: Small amounts are being caught making supply limited. It is still looking like a poor season for Pinks. Check with C2C for availability.

Supply is tight due to Fishermen temporarily switching from halibut to salmon.

Oysters : Torpedo Bay, Lucky 88s, Kusshi and Fanny Bay are all available. Medium and Large Oysters are now available, see price list for updated costs.
Mussels : There is a good supply on both West and East Coast Mussels.
Clams/Sea Urchin: Clams are tight for supply. The hot weather is having a negative effect and making the clams weak. West Coast Sea Urchin is closed. C2C now has alternatives available.

There is an adequate supply.

Iceland Groundfish
Cod/Redfish/Saithe: Good supply. Price is firming on cod fillets. C2C has new Redfish POB Skin on fillets (64949).

Philippines : Supply is limited on Mahi Mahi due to typhons. Artesmar Ahi Tuna is limited as well due to the recent hurricane by Hawaii, Hurricane Lane.
New Zealand : NZ is now in the middle of their winter. Supply is good on most species. Combine variety of species in our own unique Ike Jime pack available thru C2C.

Supply is stable. Aggressive pricing on larger sizes.

Spot Prawns
The season is now closed.

Albacore Tuna
Supply is good. West Coast fisheries came on strong and now are slowing down. C2C has secured product to cover our needs.

Nautical News
August 31, 2018
East Coast

Eastern Canada
Oysters: Good supply on all oyster varieties. Prices have softened slightly.
Clams: Cherrystone, Pasta clams and Littleneck are all in good supply.
Live Lobster : Supply is good, prices have leveled.
Lake Fish : Rosh Hashanah is approaching next week which might cause supply issues at Maximum. currently we are seeing 2-6 oz pickerels which are limited. Lager sizes are not available. White Fish has a limited supply due to weather.
Smelts: Chilean Sea Smelts are back! We are seeing a good supply.

South America
Swordfish : Supply is good.
Mahi Mahi : Supply is good.
Chilean Salmon/Steelhead : Good supply on both.
Tilapia: Good supply.

Snappers (B-Liners) : Supply is good.
Kingfish : Good supply.
Red/Black/Yellow Edge Grouper : All grouper is in good supply.
Amberjacks / Golden Tilefish : Good supply.
Blue crab (live) : Soft shell season is over. There is a good supply on hard shells. Please note, it is not 100% guaranteed that all crabs will be alive.
Catfish: Summer schedule continues with a good supply. Tuesday arrival into Maximum.

Cod/Haddock/Golden Redfish/Arctic Char/Grey Sole/Turbot: There is a good supply on all Icelandic fish.

Skate Wing : Supply is good.
Monkfish : Now available. Price is softening.
Mackerel : Good supply on both Atlantic and Spanish.
Squid : Good supply.
Scallops: There is a good supply and the price is aggressive on larger sizes.

Sea Bass and Sea Bream from Greece have been plentiful with stable pricing.

(Auction- special request)

Steady supply from Greece. Order by Friday for Wednesday arrival into Maximum.

Due to hot weather Maximum will not be bringing in Italian product for the summer. This is temporary and Italian fresh fish will be picked up again in October.

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