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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Shetland Records Higher Fish Landings
SHETLAND ISLANDS, SCOTLAND - Shetland has succeeded in increasing its fish landings last year while they fell across the country as a whole, according to new figures....
Portable Fish Hatchery Set Up for Tribal Fishermen
INDIA - A portable hatchery unit, installed jointly by the Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) and the Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute...
Temporary Mexican Tuna Fishing Ban Now in Place
MEXICO - In order to protect tuna in the Pacific Ocean during its productive periods, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and...
Digital Record Keeping Trial Set to Modernise Rock Lobster Fishery
AUSTRALIA - Digital technology could make paper records a thing of the past in South Australia’s Southern Zone Rock Lobster fishery....
FAO Urges Europe to Support Sustainable Farming
EU - Speaking at an informal meeting of European Union agriculture ministers in Milan this week, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said European governments...
Objection Filed to Proposed MSC Certification of Swordfish Fishery
US - Day Boat Seafoods, a registered stakeholder, has filed an objection to the outcome of an independent assessment of the Sustainable Swordfish LLC (SSLLC) US...
Australian Fishery Export Earning Expected to Decrease
AUSTRALIA - The latest ABARES Agricultural Commodities report forecasts a 5.3 per cent decrease in total farm production in 2014-15....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Web Game Highlights Damaging Illegal Fishing Trade in West Africa
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Al Jazeera has launched a ground-breaking interactive web game using real footage that allows the gamer to learn how to expose the...
Changes to Red Snapper and Grouper-Tilefish Quota Regulations
US - NOAA Fisheries has announced a new rule, effective October 27, 2014, which makes changes to the Gulf of Mexico reef fish fishery....
Low Supplies of North East Arctic Haddock due to Quota Cuts
GLOBAL - North east Arctic haddock is in low supply due to quota cuts this year, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 29...
Sealord Fish Processing Job Loss Tragedy can be Stopped
NEW ZEALAND - The union which represents fish processing workers is calling on the Government, Sealord and Iwi to work with the union and other interested parties...
New Packaging to Boost Cockle Export Potential
AUSTRALIA - A new packaging facility could help Goolwa’s pipi (cockle) fishery build new export markets....
FAO Calls for “Paradigm Shift” Towards Sustainable Ag, Fisheries
GLOBAL - Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable while acknowledging...
Harmful Algal Bloom Causes Big Losses at Marine Harvest Salmon Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is estimating a loss of up to 280,000 fish of an average weight of 4.1 kilograms due to a harmful plankton bloom at Marsh Bay...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Potential Negative Effects of EC Proposal on UK Deep Sea Fishing Vessels Highlighted in New Study
UK - Seafish has published a report highlighting the potential economic impacts of proposed legislation from the European Commission (EC) on deep sea stocks....
Scotland Reports Lowest Rod Salmon Catch Since 2003
SCOTLAND, UK - The latest Scottish Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics 2013 show the lowest reported rod salmon catch since 2003....
Cermaq Increases Production Capacity in Chile
CHILE - Cermaq Chile has further increased its production capacity in Region XII with the addition of two new licenses....
Friday, September 26, 2014
Oceana Reveals US, Global Seafood Fraud Findings
ANALYSIS - One in three seafood samples is mislabeled in the US and global fraud abounds as well, according to studies by Oceana....
Greenpeace Highlights Critical Need for Action at Pacific Tuna Meeting
CHINA - Greenpeace has called on the Western and Central Fisheries Commission’s Technical and Compliance Committee (WCPFC) in Pohnpei this week to take a tough...
Canada Bans Live New Zealand Mussels Following Parasite Fnding
NEW ZEALAND - Canada has barred live greenshell mussel exports from New Zealand because of a new parasite found in Marlborough Sounds mussels....
Rising Seafood Consumption Spurs Growth in the Global Aquaculture and Fisheries Market
GLOBAL - The global market for Aquaculture and Fisheries is projected to reach 188 million tons by 2020, driven by surging consumption of seafood in both developed...
Mud Crab Farming Reaches Milestone in Timor-Leste
TIMOR-LESTE - Funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), ACDI/VOCA’s Mud Crab and Fish Cultivation project recently held a special event marking...
Australian Small Pelagic Fishery Goes Under the Spotlight
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s small pelagic fishery is going under the microscope to be measured against the world’s most robust and credible standard for sustainable...
Better Ocean Management Crucial for Food Security
US - Better management of the world's ocean resources is crucial to ensuring food global security, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said during a roundtable...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
New Web Game Highlights Damaging Illegal Fishing Trade in West Africa
GLOBAL - On World Maritime Day 25 September 2014, Al Jazeera has launched a ground-breaking interactive web game that allows the gamer to learn how to expose the...
Shortage of Pacific Cod, Chinese Processing Inventories Low
US - Supplies of Pacific cod are short at the moment and Chinese processors are reporting limited to zero inventories of raw material and finished products, reports...
New Approaches Needed to Cope with Climate Change
GLOBAL - Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet's growing population, and food security must lie at the heart of that...
Best Aquaculture Practice Auditor Course Set For US in January
US - The Global Aquaculture Alliance invites new auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry...
Disease Resistant Carp Fish Seed to Fetch Good Profits to Farmers
INDIA - The Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) has released disease-free Jayanti Rohu fish seed. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)...
University of Western Australia Enhances Indian Ocean Research
AUSTRALIA - An executive team from The University of Western Australia (UWA) visited the University of Mauritius last week, signing a Memorandum of Understanding...
 
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