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30 January 2015
Will the Multiannual Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture Promote Growth in the Sector?
SPAIN - Spain is one of the leading countries for global consumption of aquatic products and was the leading country in Europe for aquaculture production in 2012...
19 January 2015
New Spanish Law to Fight Pirate Fishing
SPAIN - Environmental groups have welcomed a new Spanish law which will fight pirate fishing through imposing stronger penalties on Spanish citizens involved in...
Ministers Discuss Mediterranean Fishery Technical Issues
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture , Food and Environment through the General Secretariat of Fisheries organised a technical training for the fisheries sector on...
14 January 2015
Jose Miguel Corvinos Appointed New CEO of Fisheries and Aquaculture
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has appointed Jose Miguel Corvinos as the new director general of Fisheries and Aquaculture. ...
31 December 2014
Spain Approves Grant for Register Against Illegal Fishing
SPAIN - The Spanish government has approved a proposal from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, for a €250,000 contribution to the World Register...
17 December 2014
Spanish Fisheries Must Find Sustainability, Socioeconomic Balance
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, has stated that Spain shares the European Commission's objective of achieving...
09 December 2014
Spanish Government, Fishermen and NGOs Collaborate to Combat Illegal Fishing
SPAIN - The Spanish Secretaria General de Pesca, the Organización de Productores Asociados de Grandes Atuneros Congeladores (OPAGAC) and the Environmental Justice...
27 October 2014
Spain Welcomes Renewal of EU-Guinea Bissau Fisheries Agreement
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has welcomed the EU-Guinea Bissau fisheries agreement...
29 September 2014
New Deep Sea Protection Measures Agreed for Northwest Atlantic
SPAIN - The 36th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) closed 26 September in Vigo, Spain. The 12 members of NAFO were presented...
04 September 2014
Call for Projects of Improvement or Innovation in the Fisheries, Aquaculture Sector
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture has announced the opening of the fourth edition of the Support Fund for the Diversification of the Fisheries and Aquaculture...
02 September 2014
Spain Welcomes New EU-Cape Verde Fisheries Agreement
SPAIN - The General Secretariat of Fisheries has celebrated the signing of the new fisheries agreement between the European Union and Cape Verde....
18 August 2014
Oceana Celebrates Creation of Three Protected Fishing Areas
SPAIN - Oceana has celebrated the protection from trawling of the coralligenous and rhodolith seabeds of the summits of Ausias March and Emile Baudot, two seamounts...
11 August 2014
Oceana Calls for Trawling Ban for Protected Ecosystems
SPAIN - Oceana is asking the Spanish government to implement once and for all the Mediterranean Regulation, the European legislation which came into effect in 2006...
06 August 2014
Government Updates Publication for Suitable Aquaculture Locations
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development has updated its publication on the best locations for the development of marine aquaculture...
29 July 2014
Government Grants Aid for Fisheries Producer Organizations
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has called for aid to fisheries producer organizations and associations....
24 July 2014
Spain Starts Halt on Charoen Pokphand Foods Shrimp
SPAIN - Spain has begun to impose an import ban on all frozen shrimp and seafood products from Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and a Spanish industry group has called...
21 July 2014
Spain Announces Increase in Anchovy Quota for Bay of Biscay
SPAIN - The European Union has adopted a TAC (Total Allowable Catch) for anchovy of 20,100 tonnes for the Bay of Biscay for the period from July 1, 2014 till June...
14 July 2014
Government Approves Multi-annual Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture 2014 - 2020
SPAIN - The National Advisory Boards and Inland Marine Crops, chaired by the Secretary General of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA)...
26 June 2014
Spain Will Meet Commitment to Discards, says Minister
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, has said that Spain will meet its commitment and submit to the Commission, before...
24 June 2014
Spanish Ministry of Agriculture Welcomes EU, Madagascar Agreement
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment welcomes the continued fisheries agreement between the EU and Madagascar for the next four years, which...
20 June 2014
€1.161 million for Spain from the European Maritime Fisheries Fund 2014-2020
SPAIN - Spain has been allocation €1.161 million of the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) for the period 2014-2020....
13 June 2014
Spain Invests €250,000 to Fight Illegal Fishing
SPAIN - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) applauds the announcement by the Spanish Secretary General of Fisheries, Carlos Dominguez Diaz, that Spain will...
29 May 2014
Spain Achieves Increase in Anchovy Quota After Agreement with Portugal
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has succeeded, after an agreement with Portugal, an increase in the quota for anchovy fishing in ICES zone...
Spain's Average Fish Consumption on the Up
SPAIN - Spain's per capita consumption of fish has increased by 1.8 per cent, with an average of 26.8 kg per person per year being eaten....
17 April 2014
Spanish Government Adopts Draft Law of the State of Marine Fisheries
SPAIN - The Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the draft amendment to the Law of the State Maritime Fishing,...
09 April 2014
Spanish Minister to Protect the Deep Sea
SPAIn - The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, Ecologistas en Acción, Greenpeace, Oceana and WWF have launched a petition to demand that the Spanish Minister of Agriculture,...
07 April 2014
Decline in Quantity, Quality of Spanish Fish Catch
SPAIN - A study led by researcher Marta Coll and with data from Oceana on the Balearic Islands reveals how the quantity and quality of the catch has been declining...
18 March 2014
Canary Fleet Returns to Fishing for Bluefin Tuna
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, through the General Secretariat of Fisheries, has amended the regulations governing the bluefin tuna fishery...
10 March 2014
Spain to Distribute Fishing Quotas by Vessel
SPAIN - Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete, has clarified that the government will allocate quotas by ship....
21 February 2014
Income Growing in Spanish Fisheries Sector
SPAIN - The fisheries sector income increased during 2012 by 4.46 per cent, to €805 million, according to the "Prospective Analysis and" publication prepared by...
 
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