First up, shares in Grieg Seafood fell close to 10 percent this past week after the salmon farmer said it will divest its assets in Shetland, Scotland, "when the time is right," to focus on operations in Norway and Canada.

Following the announcement, analysts highlighted two obvious buyers for Grieg's Scottish farms.

Lusamerica Foods, a leading seafood wholesaler in the Western United States, has begun distributing Atlantic Sapphire’s "Bluehouse" salmon, which is produced at its land-based site in Miami.

Meanwhile, former Global Aquaculture Alliance CEO Andrew Mallison, now an independent consultant and advisor to governments, NGOs and the seafood value chain, argued that land-based aquaculture producers may be missing a key marketing opportunity.

In the United States, seafood executives and fishermen gave a dire warning against a bill banning fishing in huge swath of federal waters, insisting it would lead to a heavy blow to coastal communities.

"With interesting times come interesting opportunities," according to Thai Union's sustainability superwoman Darian McBain, in our profile of one of our Seafood Power 100 executives.

Commenting on third-quarter results this week, Canadian shellfish giant Clearwater said it is seeing contrasting fortunes between the group's sales in China and North America, but while COVID-19 headwinds are expected to continue, the recent acquisition of the group has put wind in the company's sails.

As the novel aquafeed ingredients race gains steam, IntraFish Editor Rachel Mutter and Drew Cherry took a look at why 'sexy' alternatives risk skewing the message on aquaculture feed.

With cruise liners tied up in port, the COVID-19 pandemic is costing smoked salmon suppliers tens of millions of dollars.

In France faced with the challenge from trout, smoked salmon suppliers have been stepping up their efforts to ensure the sustainability and quality of their products and availability of supply.

Finally this week, Norwegian owned Nordic Aqua Partners (NAP), which plans to produce 8,000 metric tons of land-based salmon per year by 2026, is the latest land-based salmon farmer planning to list on the Oslo Stock Exchange's Merkur Market.