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06 September 2016
Mexico and China Establish Cooperation Link in Aquaculture, Fisheries
MEXICO - Mexico and China are to cooperate in the scientific and technical aspects of aquaculture and fisheries. This agreement aims to potentiate the aquaculture...
01 July 2016
Mexico Achieves Seafood Consumption Increase Three Years Early
MEXICO - The fisheries and aquaculture sector in Mexico has registered production of 1,700,000 tons annually, said the National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries...
07 January 2016
Mexico Making Progress in Strengthening its Aquaculture Industry
MEXICO - Mexico is making progress in building a more productive and competitive aquaculture sector to help contribute to food security and sustainability....
05 January 2016
Mexican Trout Production Increasing
MEXICO - Mexico has recorded increased trout production in 2015. Trout farming is one of the most important activities for the economy and development of rural communities. ...
10 August 2015
Mexico Leading the Way on Satellite, Drone Use
MEXICO - Mexican officials say the country is at the 'forefront' of technology use in agriculture and fisheries, allowing a more precise analysis of the sectors....
30 July 2015
Mexico Supports Sustainable Use of Stone Crab Fishery
MEXICO - The Mexican agriculture and fisheries ministry, SAGARPA, is promoting the sustainable use of stone crab fishing to meet market demand for the product....
23 July 2015
Mexico, France Strengthen Agricultural Ties
MEXICO - Mexico and France have signed important agreements to enhance their collaboration on agricultural matters....
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....
29 May 2015
Mexican Aquaculture Production Increased by a Third in 2014
MEXICO - Aquaculture production in Mexico grew 32.2 per cent in 2014, mainly through species such as tilapia, trout, oysters, carp and shrimp....
23 April 2015
New Shrimp Net Design More Fuel Efficient, Reduces Bycatch
MEXICO - Researchers at the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) have created a new shrimp net design which is more fuel efficient, more environmentally friendly...
03 March 2015
Conapesca Moves to Address Seafood Price Irregulrities
MEXICO – Fishing body Conapesca and Consumer group PROFECO are uniting to prevent price irregularities in seafood....
02 March 2015
Mexican Ministers Want Research to Drive Sustainable Aquaculture
MEXICO – Mexican fishery and aquaculture segments must have research as a driving force for meaningful and sustainable growth....
27 February 2015
Gulf Council Discuss Amendments to Red Snapper Quota
MEXICO - The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a series of scoping workshops to discuss and take public comment on a proposed amendment to make...
18 February 2015
Seafood Availability Guaranteed During Lent
MEXICO - The National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Sanchez Aguilar said a good supply of seafood is readily available for the whole country as...
23 January 2015
Tuna Fishing Season Opens in Mexico
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has announced the start of the 2015 fishing season for different species of tuna in the...
02 January 2015
Regular Consumption of Fish and Shellfish Improve Health
MEXICO - Regular intake of Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for humans in childhood, and throughout their lives, to prevent health problems and the development...
12 December 2014
Mexico to Regulate Geoduck Fishing Industry
MEXICO - In order to contribute to better growth and sustainable development of the country's fisheries sector, the Federal Government has published specifications...
01 December 2014
SAGARPA Develops Management Plan for Grouper Fishing in the Yucatan
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) put into operation a Fishery Management Plan (PMP) for grouper....
20 November 2014
Researchers Develop Technique for Increased Snapper Production
MEXICO - In order to boost production of spotted rose snapper (Lutjanus guttatus) and streamline the process of cultivation, researchers from the National Fisheries...
07 November 2014
Mexico Approves New Measures for Sustainable Management of Bluefin Tuna
MEXICO - The National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Aguilar Sanchez, has announced the approval of a measure for the sustainable management of...
07 October 2014
INAPESCA to Hold Fifth National Meeting on Innovation in Aquaculture and Fisheries
MEXICO - In order to promote innovation and technological development to improve productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in...
01 October 2014
Temporary Mexican Tuna Fishing Ban Now in Place
MEXICO - In order to protect tuna in the Pacific Ocean during its productive periods, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and...
20 August 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...
04 August 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...
01 August 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...
18 July 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...
17 July 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,...
16 July 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....
17 June 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...
06 June 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...
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