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Friday, November 21, 2014
Final Rule for King, Spanish Mackerel in South Atlantic Published
US - NOAA Fisheries has published a final rule to implement a South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment. ...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Researchers Develop Technique for Increased Snapper Production
MEXICO - In order to boost production of spotted rose snapper (Lutjanus guttatus) and streamline the process of cultivation, researchers from the National Fisheries...
Farmed Yellowtail Kingfish Certified Friend of the Sea Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna has had its Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) aquaculture operations in Australia certified as Friend of the Sea....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Gag Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of gag in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) November 21, 2014. ...
Patagonian Toothfish Catch Limit Increased
AUSTRALIA - Excellent management of Australia’s fisheries has led to an increase in the sustainable catch for the prized Patagonian Toothfish....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Population Recovery at Threat as Quotas Increased
EU - As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) 19th meeting drew to a close this week in Genoa, Italy, there is concern that...
Bad Outcome for Sharks, Swordfish at ICCAT Meeting
EU - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting has concluded today in Genoa, Italy, but with no agreed management for sharks...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Scientists Develop Process to Grow Barramundi Faster
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from James Cook University have developed a process to grow barramundi fish faster....
Call to Close Legal Loopholes that Allow Illegal Shark Finning
EU - Cepesca and Oceana have called upon the 49 Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) to close legal...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Namibia Officially Launches Hake Management Plan
NAMIBIA - The Namibian Management Plan for the hake industry has been implemented as from Saturday, 1 November 2014, the start of the new fishing season....
Historic Advances Made in International Shark, Ray Conservation
GLOBAL - Conservationists are rejoicing at the listing of 21 species of sharks and rays under the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), that were...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Huge Growth for Irish Seafood Exports to China
IRELAND - Following a meeting with Chinese Vice Minister Niu Dun who has responsibility for Fisheries, the Minister for Agriculture Food & the Marine Simon Coveney...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Sustainable Seafood Commitment Doubles in Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Northern Ireland Pelagic Sustainability Group (NIPSG) Irish Sea-Atlantic mackerel, west of Scotland herring and North Sea herring fisheries...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Herring Organs Damaged by Ocean Acidification
EU - Ocean acidification could damage the organs of Atlantic herring, as well as slow their growth and development, recent experiments show. It adds to the list...
Friday, October 31, 2014
New Promotion Driving Scottish Mackerel Sales in Japan
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish seafood products have this week received a huge boost thanks to a bespoke promotion running with Aeon Group, one of the largest supermarket...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
European Commission Documents Prove Illegal Fishing of Swordfish
EU - As EU Member State representatives met in Brussels to discuss the EU position on the management of highly migratory species such as bluefin tuna and swordfish,...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Registration Open for November 2014 Sturgeon Conference
POLAND - The 7th International Sturgeon Conference is taking place on 26 November 2014, Warsaw, Poland. Registration is now open....
Australian Annual Snapper Fishing Closure Starts Next Week
AUSTRALIA - Fishers are reminded the statewide closure for Snapper fishing in South Australia will begin at midday on Saturday 1 November 2014....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Promoting Better Welfare of Pacamã Through Tank Colour
BRAZIL - The pacamã (Lophiosilurus alexandri) fish is a carnivorous fresh water fish of importance to Brazil which lives the sediments and rocks or the river bed,...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Male Bluefin Killifish Signal Different Things With Different Fins
US - They help fish swim, but fins also advertise a fish’s social standing and health. In a new study, researchers report that for the male bluefin killifish (Lucania...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Wrasse Fishing Closing Today in Puerto Rico Waters
PUERTO RICO, US - The commercial harvest of federally managed wrasses will be closed in federal waters around Puerto Rico at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on October 20,...
Friday, October 17, 2014
EU, Norway Exchange Views on Annual Consultations for 2015
EU - The Council held an exchange of views on the annual consultations between the EU and Norway under their bilateral fisheries agreement. ...
Scottish Pelagic Fishermen Welcome Agreement over Mackerel Quota
SCOTLAND - Scottish fishermen have welcomed the decision at the European Fish Council in Luxembourg to give the fishing fleet the facility to bank up to 25 per cent...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: New Epitheliocystis Agents in Sea Bream Investigated
GREECE - Delivering her presentation at Aquaculture Europe 2014, in San Sebastian, Spain, Helena Seth-Smith discussed how she has investigated the novel agents of...
Aquaculture Europe 2014: Meagre - A New Super Species for Mediterranean Aquaculture?
MEDITERRANEAN - In order to improve the competitiveness of the Mediterranean aquaculture sector and to expand the market, which is currently dominated by sea bass...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Cichlids’ Egg-Spots: How Evolution Creates New Characteristics
SWITZERLAND - The evolution of new traits with novel functions has always posed a challenge to evolutionary biology. Studying the colour markings of cichlid fish,...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Canada's First Herring Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador NAFO Division 4R Atlantic herring purse seine fishery has achieved MSC certification, becoming the first herring fishery in...
Icelandic Redfish Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
ICELAND - The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish (Sebastes marinus) fishery has been MSC certified as a sustainable and well-managed fishery following...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Pesce Azzurro Cefalù Anchovies Certified Sustainable
ITALY - Pesce Azzurro Cefalù anchovies, of the species Engraulis encrasicolus, have successfully undergone the audit and gained Friend of the Sea sustainable fisheries...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Oceana Video Tells Story of Mediterranean Swordfish Mismanagement
EU - Oceana has released a video telling the story of small-scale fishermen and the impact of decades of mismanagement on Mediterranean swordfish....
 
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