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28 August 2015
New Crayfish Species Named After Edward Snowden
INDONESIA - A new species of crayfish from Indonesia has finally been recognised after being mixed up with other crayfish species....
24 August 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Chinook Salmon Research Suffers Funding Cuts
US - One of the casualties of this year’s budget cuts was funds for a program aimed at discovering why Alaska’s Chinook salmon stocks have been declining since...
17 August 2015
Lake Michigan Perch Recover Quicker Than Expected
US - Over-fished yellow perch in Lake Michigan have recovered much quicker - by hundreds of years - in reaching reproductive maturity at a later age and larger size...
13 August 2015
Fitco Delivering Sustainable Innovations in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Greece based company Fitco is now offering brass wire and mesh fish farm cages. The strong and durable cages boast low maintenance, low mortality rates...
Turkey Faces Antidumping Investigation from Spain
TURKEY - The Spanish Business Association of Marine Aquaculture Producers (APROMAR) has started a subsidy investigation against Turkey to stop the country's increasing...
06 August 2015
Plastic Found in a Sixth of Pelagic Fish in Mediterranean
EU - Plastic pollution in the ocean is a growing problem. This study, which is the first to investigate the presence of plastic debris in large pelagic fish in the...
04 August 2015
Fish Vaccination Project Could Boost Scottish Salmon Industry
SCOTLAND - A collaborative vaccination project, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, could enhance the efficacy and welfare of cleaner-fish and...
03 August 2015
Moroccan Sardines, Mackerel Obtain Friend of the Sea Certification
MOROCCO - Sardines and mackerels from Merveilles des Mers, a leading Moroccan company specialising in canned seafood, have positively undergone audit for sustainable...
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....
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