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May’s Most-Read: Vannamei troubles; Bumble Bee CEO's demise; wild salmon season underway; stratospheric farmed salmon prices

Here's what caught the attention of IntraFish readers last month.

There was a lot going on in May and news was coming thick and fast from all corners of the seafood world.

The farmed shrimp sector was in the spotlight once again during the month, while the news of Bumble Bee CEO Chris Lischewski being indicted sent shockwaves through the industry.

Meanwhile the wild salmon fishing season kicked off in Alaska and its farmed alternative saw prices rocket prompting questions of an imminent correction.

But that was far from all, and you can check out the month's most read stories to catch up below:

1. The farmed shrimp industry keeps making this same mistake

When will the industry learn the basic dynamics of supply and demand?

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2. Trident CEO calls NewCold storage a 'game changer' at grand opening

Sleek warehouse is fully automated and the first of its kind in the United States.

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3. Bumble Bee CEO Lischewski indicted

The one-count felony indictment charges that Lischewski carried out the conspiracy by agreeing to fix the prices during meetings and other communications.

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4. Bumble Bee: Board 'will act swiftly to ensure continuity in the company’s leadership'

Fate of Bumble Bee CEO remains unclear.

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5. First US-grown, land-based Atlantic salmon hitting retail shelves next month

The product should be in Midwest stores in time for the Fourth of July.

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6. Cargill to significantly increase investments in warmwater aquaculture feed

Group still tilts heavily toward farmed salmon, but warmwater species such as tilapia and shrimp are slated to be in the spotlight in the coming year.

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7. McDonald’s launches new salmon burger

Burger is created in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the naming of Hokkaido city.

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8. Vannamei shrimp price situation ‘unsustainable’

Prices have been falling for about six weeks and are at a loss-making level for some sizes both from South American and Asian origins.

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9. These leaders have forever changed the seafood industry

The IntraFish Person of the Year award, now more than a decade old, is in the hands of some of the most dynamic leaders in seafood.

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10. Rising salmon death toll prompts Norway to take action

Last year 53 million farmed salmon died on Norway's farms.

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11. LIVE UPDATES: Bristol Bay fishermen starting to see salmon

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12. Analysts: Unsustainable high salmon prices will not last

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13. Silver Bay raises processor's wages to $13; is it setting a new standard?

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14. Thai Union to acquire 45% stake in Russia's largest tuna canner

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15. Marine Harvest opening Sweden, China plants as VAP division booms

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16. Regal Springs CEO: There was never a European market for tilapia; we will change that

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17. Bumble Bee CEO steps down

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18. First Copper River sockeye, kings fetch sky-high prices

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19. Swedish land-based shrimp firm hopes for comeback with new investors

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20. Cermaq Canada voluntarily halts sales of ASC-certified salmon from some BC farms

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