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26 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pressure for Government to Declare 'Disaster' for Regions Hurt by Low Salmon Catch
US - Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon...
Action Plan Adopted to Improve Croatian Fisheries Control
CROATIA - The European Commission has adopted an action to help Croatia overcome shortcomings in its fisheries control system, following an inquiry into irregularities...
Brits Willing to Go the Extra Mile for Sustainable Fish and Chips
UK - Four in five (80 per cent) fish and chip fans believe that all of the UK’s 10,500 fish and chip shops should serve certified sustainable fish, according to...
Slow Start to Cod Fishery Leaves Fillet Inventories Bare
US - Recent reports from West Coast vendors show Pacific Cod frozen fillet and loin inventories drying up as the Fall fishery is underway, reports Rob Reierson in...
23 September 2016
Maldives’ Tuna Fishers Trial Radar to Protect Sea Birds
MALDIVES - The Maldivian pole-and-line tuna fishers have begun a comprehensive experimental trial of an on-board bird tracking radar in an attempt to improve efficiency...
AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
21 September 2016
Panama -The Best Opportunity for Aquaculture Investment
PANAMA - The time is right for Panama to engage new technology and be at the forefront of the aquaculture industry. There are many reasons to consider aquaculture...
Rs. 2400 million Allocated for Sri Lanka's Freshwater Fisheries
SRI LANKA - Rs. 2400 million has been allocated for the development of fresh water fisheries under the programme of food security, announced Fisheries Minister Mahinda...
AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
20 September 2016
Alaska Seafood Launches 'We Are Wild' in the UK
US - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has launched a new marketing campaign in the UK - “We are Wild”. ...
Cyclone Causes $2.9 million Damage to Fiji's Fisheries Sector
FIJI - Tropical Cyclone Winston, which hit Fiji during February and March this year, caused $2.9 million worth of damages to the fisheries sector, according to the...
Cooke Aquaculture Awarded C$3.2 Million to Develop New Process to Battle Sea Lice
CANADA - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
19 September 2016
St John's Hosts Canada's Largest Aquaculture Conference
CANADA - The largest aquaculture conference and trade show in recent Canadian history is taking place at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador...
Guyana Ratifies Port State Measures Agreement
GUYANA - Guyana has signed an agreement with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that will allow the country to prevent, deter and eliminate...
Separate Fisheries Department Not Needed, Says Agriculture Chief
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture chief Emmanuel Piñol said he is against the creation of a separate fisheries department....
Alaska Fish Factor: Tanner Crab Fishery Awaits Revival
US - Cordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards keeping the town’s waterfront working year round....
16 September 2016
Pacific Ocean Culture to Support Fiji's Aquaculture Sector
FIJI - A new partnership has been formed between Pacific Ocean Culture ltd and Fiji National University to develop aquaculture in the country....
Strong, Effective Implementation of Anti-Illegal Fishing Treaty Needed
GLOBAL - The recent entry into force of a ground-breaking international accord on illegal fishing is a welcome development but it now requires "strong and effective...
Track Commercial Fishing Activity in Almost Real-Time
GLOBAL - A new online technology platform that allows anyone in the world free access to monitor and track the activities of the world’s largest commercial fishing...
15 September 2016
Importance of Antibiotic Resistance in Farming Stressed Ahead of UN Event
GLOBAL - Good farm hygiene and animal health practices can greatly reduce the need to use antimicrobial medicines, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation said...
Large-Size Pollock Fillets Still Scarce In Alaska
US - Directed fishing for the Pollock C season in the Gulf of Alaska opened August 25 with increased allocations rolled over from B season, reports Kyla Ganton in...
14 September 2016
ASC, Tao Ran Cooperation to Push ASC Growth in China
CHINA - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has formed a partnership with Qingdao Tao Ran Environmental Science and Technology (Tao Ran), a professional Chinese...
MSC Working Hard to Ensure Certification Requirements are Effective and Adhered To
GLOBAL - Catches of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified tuna are kept separate from non-certified tuna and on-board observers check requirements of the certification...
Brexit Creates Opportunity to Reinvigorate Coastal Communities
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish fishing industry is united in its conviction that exit from the EU presents a unique set of opportunities for Scotland to reinvigorate...
13 September 2016
The Big Impact of Wasted Fish on the Poor
GLOBAL - Despite fish waste being a global problem, post harvest losses most affect poor people in developing countries, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and...
OPAGAC Raises Questions of MSC Certified FAD-Free Tuna
SPAIN - The Producers’ Association of Large Tuna Freezers (OPAGAC) has published an article in the international scientific journal Marine Policy questioning the...
Danish North Sea Cod Certified Sustainable
DENMARK - The Danish North Sea cod fishery has achieved long awaited MSC certification....
Scottish Atlantic Salmon Production Declined in 2015
SCOTLAND, UK - In 2015, production of Atlantic salmon decreased by 7,300 tonnes (4.1 per cent) to 171,722 tonnes, according to the latest Scottish Fish Farm Production...
Blue Harvest Acquires High Liner Foods’ Scallop Business
US - Blue Harvest Fisheries has acquired High Liner Foods’ scallop business and processing facility in New Bedford, Massachusetts....
Vietnam Pangasius Exports to Mexico Recover
VIETNAM - Since March 2016, Vietnamese pangasius exports to Mexico have showed the recovery. This was a good sign for exporters....
 
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