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31 July 2015
Ecologists Predict Climate Change Impact on Vulnerable Species
CANADA - Scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) are sharing a way to predict which plants or animals may be vulnerable to the arrival of a new species,...
29 July 2015
Bay of Biscay Anchovies Certified Friend of the Sea
SPAIN - Anchovies from the Spanish company Frigorífics Ros have gained Friend of the Sea sustainability certification....
Kerala Inland Fisheries Poised for Growth
INDIA - Kerala's Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the state has already initiated rapid strides in the inland fisheries sector, and it would be spread in every...
27 July 2015
Sustainable Aquaculture Certification for Kefalonia Fisheries
GREECE - The Greek fish farm producer Kefalonia Fisheries S.A. was audited by an independent certification body, according to Friend of the Sea requirements, and...
23 July 2015
New Deep Reef Fish Discovered in Caribbean
CARIBBEAN - Drs Carole Baldwin and Ross Robertson from the Smithsonian Institution discovered a new small goby fish (pictured) that differs from its relatives not...
21 July 2015
Mexico Identifies Additional 20 Million Hectares with Aquaculture Potential
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has identified 20 million hectares with high potential for aquaculture development....
Mid-Summer Seafood Industry Round-Up
US - Atlantic harvest volumes have been poor this year. Pollock pricing remains steady. Haddock pricing has dropped 54 per cent and is expected to stay at this level....
Climate Change Threatens Yellow Perch in Lake Erie
US - A new study from Ohio State University shows warmer water temperatures can lead to the production by yellow perch of less hardy eggs and larvae, which have...
20 July 2015
'Operation Roadhouse' Cracks Down on Illegal Paddlefish Trafficking
US - Three men from Colorado have pleaded guilty to illegally trafficking in paddlefish caviar after being caught in an undercover operation in the Warsaw, Missouri...
16 July 2015
Scientists Find Counterfeit Caviar Sold in Bulgaria, Romania
EUROPE - A considerable amount of sturgeon caviar sold in Bulgaria and Romania is mislabelled or even counterfeit, according to scientists from the German Leibniz...
13 July 2015
Milkfish Breed in Captivity Successfully After Ten Year Research
INDIA - For the first time in India, and after ten years of research, the Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture has achieved success in breeding...
10 July 2015
Killifish Conservation Project Launched in Malta
MALTA - A Killifish Conservation Project has been launched in Malta to try and bring populations of the fish to sustainable levels....
06 July 2015
Tuna Commission Fails to Agree on New Conservation Measures
ECUADOR - The 89th meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) ended recently in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Sadly, the meeting ended with no new conservation...
02 July 2015
Timing Crucial to Snapper Spawn Survival
US - The larvae of some species of reef fish appear to survive better depending on the timing of when they were spawned, according to new research from the US National...
25 June 2015
Scientists Develop Indoor Stockfish Drying Method
NORWAY - Dried stockfish is a traditional natural product that is subject to natural variations in quality, as the fish is dried outdoors, but now a scientist from...
19 June 2015
NOW Foods Certfied Sustainable for Krill Oil Products
US - US nutrition company NOW® has gained the Friend of the Sea certification for its krill oil products. ...
18 June 2015
Clean Seas Tuna Sues Skretting Over Feed Quality
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna is suing its former feed supplier for economic losses which it says were caused by feed which was allegedly deficient in a key nutrient....
17 June 2015
Cornish Hake Fishery Certified Sustainable by MSC
UK - The first hake fishery in the UK has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification as a sustainable and well-managed fishery. ...
15 June 2015
Government, Researchers Discuss Hilsa Fish Conservation Proposal
BANGLADESH - Officials from the Department of Fisheries have welcomed researchers, practitioners and representatives from the Government of Bangladesh, including...
05 June 2015
South Africa Hake Celebrates Third Successful Certification
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa’s hake trawl fishery is celebrating 11 years of MSC certification, following the announcement of a third successful assessment....
27 May 2015
Canadian Fishermen Target Haddock Over Perch
CANADA - Fishermen in Nova Scotia are increasingly choosing haddock over perch, as perch catches fall and selling haddock is often easier, reports Robert Reierson...
Proposed Ban on Seabass Fishing Around Ireland Welcomed
IRELAND - The Irish minister responsible for fisheries has welcomed EU proposals to prevent fishing for seabass around Ireland....
20 May 2015
Clingfish Suction Provides Inspiration for New Technology
US - The northern clingfish's distinctive suction mechanisms have been unveiled in a new study from the University of Washington, which could help design new sticky...
19 May 2015
Huge Leap in Alaskan Salmon Catch Expected Compared to 2014
US - Salmon markets have been shaky after predictions of high catch rates this year, but vendors are keeping their cards close to their chest, reports Robert Reierson...
18 May 2015
Vietnamese Tuna, Swordfish Obtain Certified Sustainability Status
VIET NAM - Nha Trang Bay Joint Stock Company, a processing plant controlled by Hai Vuong Corporation, has achieved Friend of the Sea certification for seafood from...
15 May 2015
Ardtoe Reports First Spawning of Captive Reared Lumpsuckers
SCOTLAND, UK - Stocks of hatchery reared lumpsuckers have produced their first batches of viable eggs at the FAI Ardtoe Marine Research Facility in Scotland. This...
Parrotfish Critical for Reef Island Building
UK - Parrotfish are important for providing the sand resources needed to build and maintain coral reef islands that are vulnerable to climate change, research from...
13 May 2015
Sustainable Barents Sea Cod, Haddock and Saithe Heading to the UK
GREENLAND - Cod, haddock and saithe from Greenland is now recognised as coming from sustainable and well-managed fisheries, following its certification by the Marine...
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
Reseach Boost for South Australian Yellowtail Kingfish Industry
AUSTRALIA - Research into the development of the Yellowtail Kingfish industry in South Australia has received a A$6 million funding boost....
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