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Thursday, April 17, 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,...
Wednesday, April 09, 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,...
Monday, April 07, 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...
Tuesday, March 18, 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...
Monday, March 10, 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....
Friday, February 21, 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...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Canary Fleet Given More Chance to Catch Bluefin Tuna
SPAIN - Canary fishermen are now able to catch Bluefin tuna after a government decision to bring the catching season forward to coincide with the species being present...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Cantabrian Mackerel Fishery Reopened
SPAIN - The General Secretariat of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has decided to open the mackerel fishery in national waters of the West...
Friday, January 31, 2014
EU Finalises Fishing Agreement with Mauritius
SPAIN - The Council of Ministers of the European Union at a meeting of ECOFIN, has finally ratified the Partnership Agreement in the fisheries sector and the Protocol...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Individual Quotas Assigned for 2014 Anchovy Fishing
SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries, Carlos Dominguez, announced the agreement by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment for the allocation of...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Government Welcomes Progress made in Aquaculture Sector
SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries and OESA President of the Foundation, Carlos Dominguez, has analysed the quality of activities performed during 2013 to...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Spain and Portugal Renew Bilateral Fisheries Agreement
SPAIN and PORTUGAL - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete and the Portuguese Minister of Agriculture and Sea Cristas Assuncao,...
New Subsidies for Developing Spanish Aquaculture Products
SPAIN - The Spanish Cabinet has approved a Royal Decree, establishing the regulatory bases for the issuance, on a competitive basis, of grants to develop new markets...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Spain Awaits Vote on the EU Fisheries Protocol with Morocco
SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Carlos Dominguez, is in Strasbourg to attend the debate and subsequent...
Friday, November 29, 2013
First Aid Packages Issued to Fishermen Operating in Rock of Gibraltar Waters
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has begun to process payments of compensatory aid to vessels fishing in waters near the Rock of Gibraltar...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Bream Fishery Reopened off Gran Sol and the Bay of Biscay
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has reopened the bream fishery off Gran Sol and in the Bay of Biscay, in ICES VI, VII and VIII zones. ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Government Sets Up Aid for Fishing Fleets Affected by EU Fishing Agreements
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has organized aid for fishing vessels and fishermen affected by the reduction of fishing opportunities...
Government Works to Make Spain's Aquaculture More Competitive
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete, has said that the government is working to provide aquaculture with the appropriate...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
EU Council Gives Green Light to Fisheries Agreement with Morocco
SPAIN - The Permanent Representatives Committee of the Council of the European Union (COREPER) voted in favor of the conclusion of the fisheries agreement between...
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Aquaculture 2013: New Treatment Found for Parasites in Pacific Bluefin Tuna
ANALYSIS Pacific bluefin tuna has one of the fastest growing aquaculture industries due to its high price and strong demand. However, in recent years, farmed juvenile...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Progress Made in Bilateral Fisheries Agreement with Portugal
SPAIN - The Director General of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Ignacio Escobar, held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Sea in Galicia and the Director General...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Increase in 2013-14 Anchovy Quota for Spain
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has got an extension for the anchovy quota in the Bay of Biscay of 1,646 tonnes for the 2013-2014 fishing...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Spanish Hake Catches to Increase in 2014
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete, has welcomed the European Commission's decision to increase catches of northern...
Monday, October 21, 2013
Spain Requests Increase in Blufin Tuna Quota
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete, has asked the European Commission to consider a reasonable increase in Spain's bluefin...
Monday, October 14, 2013
Spain Reopens Jack Mackerel Fishery
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment reopened the jack mackerel fishery in ICES area IXa, from Finisterre to the mouth of the river Miño,...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Spanish Hake and Haddock Fishermen Await Committee Ruling
SPAIN – The future of Hake and Haddock fishing off Spain's north coast remains in the balance until sufficient data can be processed to inform government rulings....
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Spain Issues Compensatory Aid for Fishing Fleets
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has issued an order which is called the compensatory aid to certain fishing fleets fishing in waters adjacent...
Scientific Committee Confirms Recovery of Bluefin Tuna
SPAIN - The General Secretariat of Fisheries has participated as an observer at the meeting of the Scientific Committee of ICCAT (International Committee Conservaicón...
Spain Gets 900 Tonnes of Mackerel Through Exchange Quota with Portugal
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, through the General Secretariat of Fisheries, has managed an exchange quota for fishing for 900 tonnes...
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Spain Dissatisfied with EU-Mauritania Fisheries Protocol
SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries, Carlos Dominguez, has made it known to the European Parliament's political groups that the fisheries agreement with Mauritania...
 
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