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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Hook-and-Line Golden Tilefish Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - The commercial hook-and-line component of golden tilefish harvest in South Atlantic waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. (local time) August 29, 2014. ...
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective...
Aquaculture Production Growing in Argentina
ARGENTINA - In 2013, Argentina recorded an increase in aquaculture production of 27.6 per cent over 2012, generating sales of over 150 million pesos....
Government Explores Spring Salmon Protection
SCOTLAND, UK - Options designed to take proactive action to protect the early-running spring salmon that are at particularly low levels across Scotland, will shortly...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Government to Support Growth of Fish Processing Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - Cabinet Secretary for Fisheries and Food Richard Lochhead has given a commitment that the Scottish Government will work with the fish processing sector...
Nigeria Trains Women on Aquaculture and Fisheries Development
NIGERIA - Over 100 women in Niger state have been trained in aquaculture and fisheries development as part of the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the...
New Report Sets Out Independence Gains for Scottish Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Five key gains that independence brings the Scottish fishing industry have been set out in a new report published by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard...
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Bahrain’s Shrimp Stocks Drop Due to Illegal Fishing
BAHRAIN - Fishermen in Bahrain have reported a "significant" drop in shrimp stocks in the last month because of illegal fishing....
Scottish White Fish Body Joins Fight for Greater Say in EU Decision-making
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s largest fishing association has thrown its weight behind a new body created to play a bigger part in decisions affecting the industry...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Vermilion Snapper Trip Limit Decreased in South Atlantic
US - The daily trip limit for the commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic is reduced from 1,000 pounds gutted weight to 500 pounds gutted weight,...
Fishing Industry to Undergo Labour Laws Compliance Assessment
PHILIPPINES - About 140 member-companies of the Industry Tripartite Council (ITC) fishing and allied industries in General Santos City and neighboring areas have...
Koi Herpesvirus Disease Kills Wild Carps
ROMANIA - The Romanian veterinary authorities have reported a fresh outbreak of Koi herpesvirus disease at a lake in Buzau....
Friday, August 22, 2014
South Korea's Fisheries Output Up During First Half of 2014
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's fisheries output grew 1.6 per cent in the first half of this year from a year earlier thanks to increased deep-water catches, government...
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Strong Returns for Frazer River Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - Returns were fairly strong for the Frazer river sockeye salmon run which opened for three hours last week, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Will Scottish Independence Hurt its Fishing Industry?
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has queried the affects that a Yes vote of Scottish independence would have on the fishing industry. ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Chilean Salmon Health Improving but New Trout Disease Detected
CHILE - The National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has presented the Marine Centers Health Report, for the first half of 2014. Although the report...
Majority of Kiwi's Want New Zealand to Sustainably Grow Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries has released the results of a survey asking New Zealanders what they think about our aquaculture industry. MPI...
Oceana Launches Website to Gather Data on Sick Fish in the Baltic Sea
FINLAND - Oceana invites authorities, stakeholders, the public and organisations to report incidents of unwell fish in the Baltic Sea. ...
Russia Adjusts List of Banned Agricultural, Fisheries Products
RUSSIA - Russia has amended its list of fishery and agricultural products that have been banned for one year from the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway....
Viet Nam Pangasius Exports to US and Russia Reduced
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, from 1 January 2014 to 15 July 2014, Vietnamese pangasius exports reached $892.83 million, down 2.1 per cent year on year....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Argentina Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine...
Ecuador Starts Seasonal Red and Blue Crab Fishing Ban
ECUADOR - The second ban of fishing for red and blue crabs started on 15 August and will end on 15 September 2014....
Public Comments Sought on New Fish Welfare Report
EUROPE - The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) working group draft report on the health and welfare of farmed fish and aquatic animals is now available...
Closure Date Announced for Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack
US - The commercial and recreational harvest of greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico will be closed at 12:01 a.m. on August 25, 2014, and remain closed until...
New Management Plans Created to Ensure Sustainability and Availability of Seafood
MEXICO - The Federal Government has launched 18 Fisheries Management Plans (PMP) for boosting the sustainability, conservation and availability of fish, molluscs...
FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical...
Ministers Launch Consultation on Policy Proposals for a New Fisheries Bill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Ministers Michelle O’Neill and Caral Ní Chuilín have launched a public consultation on policy proposals for a new Fisheries...
 
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