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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open on 20 August
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has announced that shrimp fishing from Tamaulipas to the mouth...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Record Sales for Producers at 8th Seafood Fair Pescamar 2014
MEXICO - Farmers and fishermen participating in Eighth Annual Seafood Fair "Pescamar 2014" reported record sales of 117 million pesos, according to the National...
Friday, July 18, 2014
Mexico Launches Management Plan for Yellowfin Tuna
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has launched a Fisheries Management Plan (PMP) for yellowfin...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Government Develops Management Plan for Crabs in Sinaloa and Sonora
MEXICO - In order to promote sustainability and better use of three species of crab that occur in Sinaloa and Sonora, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock,...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Mexico Stops All Bluefin Tuna Fishing for Remainder of 2014
MEXICO - The Mexican government has announced that bluefin tuna fishing will now be halted until the end of 2014....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
FAO to Help Mexico Strengthen Shrimp Farming Sector
MEXICO - The director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, has expressed support for the actions being...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Government Gives 600 Million to Support Mexico's Shrimp Production
MEXICO - In support of shrimp aquaculture producers and in order to maintain the sustainable production of shrimp and ensure the supply of shellfish in 2014, the...
Monday, May 26, 2014
Mexico Invests 250 million pesos to Boost Fishing in Veracruz
MEXICO - The Federal Government will spend more than 250 million pesos this year in actions and programmes that will help to revive, in the short term, fisheries...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
FAO Recognises Mexico's Work to Boost Seafood Sustainability and Reduce Bycatch
MEXICO - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recognised the actions applied to boost Mexico's seafood sustainability and reduce bycatch,...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Fisheries Management Plan for Mullet and Lebrancha
MEXICO - In order to protect populations of mullet and lebrancha, whose fisheries generate more than 3,000 direct jobs and provide the food industry with around...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Mexico Launches Fishery Management Plans for Shrimp, Snook and Conch
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has launched Fishery Management plans for shrimp, snook and conch,...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mexico Sees Potential to Develop Tilapia Aquaculture
MEXICO - The head of the National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Aguilar Sanchez, believes there is capacity to increase the production of tilapia...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
SAGARPA Applies Management Plan for Sustainable Use of Spiny Lobster
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) launched a Fishery Management Plan for Spiny Lobster in the Yucatan...
250,000 tons of Seafood Expected to be Sold During Lent
MEXICO - Around 100,000 tons of fishery and aquaculture products are estimated to be sold in Mexico City during lent, and a further 150,000 tons in the rest of the...
Friday, March 14, 2014
Mexico Announces Shrimp Fishing Bans
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has established a temporary closure of fishing for shrimp in...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Guaranteed Supply of Seafood in Mexico During Lent
MEXICO - The National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Aguilar Sánchez said the seafood supply is guaranteed for the whole country during Lent and...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Seven New Tuna Vessels to Join Mexican Fleet
MEXICO - Seven new ships have been incorporated into the national tuna industry, helping to contribute to increasing food production and the economic development...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
SAGARPA Sets Olive Curvina Catch Quotas
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has set catch quotas for olive curvina in the waters of the Upper...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Progress Made At Mexico/Cuba Meeting on Sustainability and Development
MEXICO and CUBA – Mexican fisheries leaders have hailed discussions with Cuban authorities as very successful, with agreements made on sustainability, competition...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Mexico Discusses Strategy to Reduce Disease Risks in Shrimp
MEXICO - In order to reduce the risk of disease in shrimp farming in the northeast, the National Health Service, Food Safety and Quality (SENASICA) is conducting...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Permanent Fishing Ban Set for White Shark Conservation
MEXICO - As part of the management policy for shark fishing in Mexican waters and in order to protect the reproduction and development of the species, the Secretariat...
National Aquaculture Development Center to be Located in Yucatán
MEXICO - The National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) has been donated five hectares of land by the Government of Yucatan for the establishment of the National Aquaculture...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
National Fisheries Institute Examines Cultivation of Bobo Mullet
MEXICO - The National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) has started investigating the potential for farming Bobo mullet fish (Joturus pichardi) and has started developing...
Monday, January 20, 2014
SAGARPA Commits to Responsible Tuna Fishing
MEXICO - In order to induce the responsible and sustainable fishing of tuna whilst protecting dolphin populations, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Mexican Sea Cucumber Fishing Ban Now in Operation
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has amended a notice on the seasons for the sea cucumber fishery...
Sardine Fishery Incorporated into Fighting Hunger Project
MEXICO - Sardine producers, representing 40 per cent of total fish production and aquaculture, will be incorporated into a programme to try and drive the consumption...
Friday, January 03, 2014
Mexico Allocates 73.1 million to Improve Sustainable Fishing and Aquaculture
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has allocated 73.1 million pesos to 103 producer organisations in 18 states of the country,...
Monday, December 16, 2013
Technical Mission to Improve Mexico's Shrimp Production
MEXICO - A technical delegation of researchers, producers and representatives of the Mexican government, who specialise in researching aquaculture species, are visiting...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Mexican Government Intensifies Tilapia Production
MEXICO - In order to boost the production of tilapia and increase profitability, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food...
 
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