There were plenty big of seafood stories vying for readers' attention this week.

Possibly the biggest attention grabber came at the start of the week from Atlantic Sapphire as its land-based salmon reached the grow out phase.

Meanwhile at the Global Seafood Marketing Conference Live in Orlando Florida, IntraFish's on the ground team reported on the threat of plant-based seafood, along with the latest market and supply trends affecting the United States and beyond.

Over in Europe Pure Salmon unveiled plans to build the EU’s largest land-based salmon facility in France and in an an exclusive IntraFish interview the acting CEO of Icelandic fishing giant Samherji's insisted the Namibian cash for quotas corruption probe is not a smokescreen.

In a week of people moves, the CEO of Chilean salmon farm Invermar stepped down, while Cermaq's CFO resigned and Blumar and Ventisqueros recruited new blood to overhaul their US marketing strategy.

IntraFish also reported the ex-Trident MD is launching his own seafood business consultancy.

After storm Brendan battered parts of Scotland, Mowi reported the escape of nearly 74,000 salmon and as the week drew to a close bankrupt seafood canner Bumble Bee seafoods won court approval to sell itself to its main tuna supplier Taiwan-based FCF Fishery.

Finally in another development the industry has been expecting Bent-Are Jensen reported on how the farmed salmon price bubble is finally bursting.

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