As if producers didn't have enough to worry about in the current climate, a new virus is decimating shrimp farms in China's Guangdong province, with Indian shrimp producers also being put on high alert.

Elsewhere, Marubeni Corporation and Nippon Suisan Europe have reached an agreement to jointly acquire two-thirds of the shares of Danish Salmon as they seek to meet exploding protein demand.

In Alaska, Silver Bay Seafoods said it is working to improve its initial coronavirus mitigation plan which was described as "naive" and "unrealistic" by the chief medical officer for the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.

As calls grow among some members of Alaska's Bristol Bay community to close the lucrative salmon fishery this summer, others have expressed concern about not only the economic impact, but the potential biological effect on the salmon run itself.

Business Reporter Rachel Sapin explored whether or not closing the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon season would hurt fish populations.

This week IntraFish launched its first-ever digital event. Here's a chance to see again Pacific Seafood, Bumble Bee, Biomar and Grieg Seafood CEOs bringing clarity and direction to coronavirus turmoil.

During the webinar Pacific Seafood CEO and National Fisheries Institute Chairman Frank Dulcich said he sees the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to "clean up" outdated systems and become a more agile business.

And as health systems around the world struggle to cope, a promising fish oil-based coronavirus treatment heads to clinical trials.

Salmon farming and whitefish giant Leroy Seafood Group closed a processing operation in Osteroy, Norway after an outbreak of coronavirus at the factory and in the surrounding town.

Finally this week after its initial postponement the Brussels seafood show was finally cancelled as coronavirus brought a disappointing, downbeat end to event's 27-year run with the world's biggest seafood show due to move to Barcelona next year.