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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Viet Nam Expected to Increase Fish Exports to Pakistan
VIET NAM - Viet Nam Pangasius products are becoming increasingly popular in Pakistan thanks to their tasty flavour, convenience, good quality and reasonable price....
Experts Gather to Improve Performance of Australia’s Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - Some of the world’s top small pelagic fisheries experts are meeting in Adelaide for a five-day workshop to share knowledge and new technologies in...
EU to Begin Fishing Again in Morocco's Waters
EU - The European Commission has welcomed Morocco’s ratification of a Fisheries Protocol which is set to open the door for European vessels to go back fishing...
WWF Warns Pacific Bluefin Tuna Catches Need to be Halved
GLOBAL WWF has warned the the two Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) covering the Pacific Ocean Bluefin Tuna fisheries that long term sustainability...
Monday, July 14, 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)...
Advancing the Canadian Fishing Industry Through Research
CANADA - Studying the approaches used in Norway and Iceland to generate maximum returns from cod and other groundfish resources was the primary focus for Keith Hutchings,...
Jharkand, Assam to get Agri Research Institute
INDIA - With a view to expand its agriculture research activities in the country, Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley has said that government will establish two...
Aquaculture to Remain Fastest Growing Food Sector
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and...
EU Ag, Fisheries Committee to Discuss Organic Farming, 2015 Fishing Opportunities
EU - Among the topics on the agenda for discussion by the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Committee at a meeting in Brussels on 14 July will be a policy debate on organic...
Cage Farming of GIFT Tilapia Opposed in Kerala
INDIA - The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) has expressed strong concern about a proposal sugested by the Fisheries Department to promote cage culture of...
EJF and Côte d’Ivoire Collaborate on Combating Illegal Fishing
COTE D'IVOIRE - A high profile event held in Abidjan on 10 July 2014 raised awareness of IUU fishing in Côte d’Ivoire and highlighted solutions being developed...
Seasonal Fishing Closure of Jacks in South Atlantic Approaching
US - Commercial harvest of jacks in South Atlantic waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. on July 15, 2014. ...
Moldova Accepts EU Veterinary Certificates
MOLDOVA - Moldova is to accept imports from the European Union accompanied by EU veterinary certificate based on a template specified in the EU legislation....
Friday, July 11, 2014
Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas
US - NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from nine to 200 nautical miles off Texas will open to shrimp trawling at 30 minutes after official sunset, local time,...
Synthetic Astaxanthin Approved for Salmonids and Ornamental Fish
EU - The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has found that synthetic astaxanthin is safe for salmonids and ornamental fish...
Sustainable Fisheries Development Fund Invites Applications
HONG KONG - The Sustainable Fisheries Development Fund has opened for applications. The Fund aims to help the local fisheries community move towards sustainable...
Higher Anchovy Catches Proposed for the Bay of Biscay
EU - The European Commission has proposed to increase the fishing opportunities of anchovy in the Bay of Biscay by 18 per cent to allow catches of 20,100 tonnes...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Seafish Helps Fishermen Become More Sustainable
UK - An assessment model which will help fisheries in the South West of England to identify the ecological effects of fishing and work towards becoming more sustainable...
Fiji to Begin Tilapia Farming Venture
FIJI - The Fiji government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the adoption of tilapia fish farming in Fiji between the Department of Fisheries and...
EU Improves its Maritime Surveillance
EU - The European Commission has taken a further step towards more effective and cost-efficient surveillance of European Seas....
South Korea, China Discuss Yellow Sea Illegal Fishing
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea and China have held a meeting to discuss an array of issues in the fishery sector including Chinese fishermen's illegal fishing in the...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Fish Quota Consultation Launched Over Fishermen's Concerns
SCOTLAND, UK - Ensuring fish quotas are managed for the common good is at the centre of a new consultation. The consultation is being held because fishermen have...
Deep-Water Grouper Fishing in South Atlantic Closes 10 July 2014
US - Commercial harvest of deep-water grouper in South Atlantic waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on July 10, 2014. ...
DNA Testing Ensuring a Sustainable Aquaculture Industry
AUSTRALIA - DNA-based molecular assessment of marine sediments adjacent to finfish farms is ensuring the sustainability of South Australia’s fishing grounds....
Mud Cockle Total Allowable Catch Reduced for 2014-15
AUSTRALIA - Commercial Mud Cockle fishing arrangements have been reviewed and updated for the 2014–15 season to ensure the sustainability of the fishery....
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Fish Health Handbook Available to Indian Fish, Shrimp Farmers
ANALYSIS - Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (KUFOS), India, has released a handbook to help farmers identify diseases in fish and shrimp, writes...
Alaska Fish Factor: Huge Surge of Sockeyes at Bristol Bay
US - With salmon fisheries going on every summer all across Alaska, you might wonder why so much attention is focused on Bristol Bay. The answer can be summed up...
National Fish and Chip Awards 2015 are off to a Frying Start
UK - The Oscars of the fish and chips industry, the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, have got off to a ‘frying start’ since launching the search for entrants,...
EC Confirms 91% of Mediterranean Fish Stocks are Overfished
EUROPE - Oceana has proposed a set of measures to tackle the alarming amount of overfishing occuring in the Mediterranean Sea, which affects 88 out of 97 of assessed...
Increase Expected for 2015 Haddock, Plaice and North Sea Nephrop Quotas
SCOTLAND, UK - The annual publication by the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has found that haddock, plaice and North Sea nephrop numbers...
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