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24 October 2016
Global Organisations Discuss Tackling Crime in the Fisheries Sector
GLOBAL - The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), FAO (UN Food and Agriculture Organization) and UNODC (UN Office on Drugs and Crime) recently...
Alaska Fish Factor: New Study Investigates Climate Change's Impact on Alaskan Salmon
US - A changing climate is altering rain and snowfall patterns that affect the waters Alaska salmon call home, for better or worse. A first of its kind study now...
21 October 2016
New Discard Plans Adopted for Mediterranean and Black Sea
EU - The European Commission has adopted two discard plans for certain demersal fisheries in the Mediterranean and in the Black Sea....
Chile Addresses Illegal Fishing Challenge
CHILE - A workshop was held recently in Chile to discuss trends and solutions to the illegal fishing challenge in the country....
20 October 2016
Ireland Secures Increased Mackerel Quota for 2017
IRELAND - Following international fisheries negotiations which took place in Cork, Ireland has secured a 2017 mackerel quota worth €86 million for its fishermen....
Icelandic Fishermen to Go on Strike
ICELAND - Icelandic fishermen have voted to go on strike on 10 November after fishermen and employers have failed to reach an agreement over pay and pricing....
Revisions Made to Fishery Management Guidelines in Progress Towards Ending Overfishing
US - NOAA Fisheries has announced final revisions to the guidelines that federal managers will use as they routinely update the nation's marine fisheries plans....
19 October 2016
Government Launches Export Plan for UK Agricultural Produce
UK - The UK's Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has launched an ambitious new action plan to grow the UK's food and drink exports, bringing a £2.9 billion...
Rwanda Seeks to Double Production at Kigembe Fish Farming Facility
RWANDA - The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) is planning to more than double production at Kigembe Fish Farming Centre, located in Gisagara District of Southern Province....
Ireland Hosts International Mackerel Negotiations in Clonakilty
IRELAND - Important international negotiations on the mackerel stock in the North East Atlantic have begun in Ireland. ...
18 October 2016
Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna Takes Steps Forward
EU - The 23rd annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) met from 10 to 13 October 2016 in Kachsiung, Chinese Taipeh....
EU Proposes Cut to Subsidies Causing Overfishing
EU - The EU has called for World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks on fishery subsidies to avoid further depletion of world’s fish stocks....
17 October 2016
EU Approves Directive for Regulating Working Conditions in the Fishing Industry
EU - The Council of the EU has approved a Directive regulating working conditions in the fisheries sector, following a long-standing request from the European Transport...
14 October 2016
Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation Proving Successful in Fundy National Park
CANADA - More than 500 adult Atlantic salmon have been released into Fundy National Park as part of a conservation project....
Nut-Based Feed Satisfies Trout's Protein Requirements
US - Thanks to researchers at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a new feed ingredient made from tree nuts is available to fish farmers....
Wales Plans to Double Aquaculture Production by 2020
WALES, UK - The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths has described a vision of a ‘thriving, vibrant, safe, and sustainable seafood...
13 October 2016
EU Reduces 2017 Fishing Quotas for Baltic Sea Cod
EU - The EU fisheries ministers have agreed on next year's fishing limits (TACs) for ten fish stocks of the Baltic Sea....
12 October 2016
Tanzania to Encourage Aquaculture and Sustainable Fishing
TANZANIA - The government is determined to see more people getting engaged in aquaculture, according to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,...
EU Strengthens Inspection of Indian Aquaculture Product Consignments
INDIA - The European Union (EU) has revised its regulation to strengthen inspection norms for aquaculture products from India intended for human consumption, reports...
11 October 2016
New Figures Show Extent of EU Fishing Catch in UK EEZ
UK - European Union fishing boats caught more than half of the fish landed from the United Kingdom’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in recent years, and seven times...
10 October 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: US Senate Candidates Get Ready for Kodiak Fisheries Debate
Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide radio audience has once again attracted a full slate of political hopefuls to Kodiak for its popular fisheries debate....
07 October 2016
EU Proposes Fishing Opportunities for Deep-Sea Fish Stocks
EU - The European Commission has proposed fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for 2017-2018....
04 October 2016
New Report Details the Value of UK Aquaculture
UK - A new report from Seafish analyses the economic contribution and value of the major aquaculture sub-sectors, and the most important farmed species in England,...
India Brings New Action Plan to Boost Marine Fish Production
INDIA - In order to boost marine fish production in the country, India has decided to focus on promoting and popularizing mariculture activities in all the maritime...
03 October 2016
Nova Scotia Urges Fair Access for Lobster Exports
CANADA - Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell has underlined the importance of fair access to export markets for Nova Scotia lobster to the standing...
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskans Find Innovative Use for Cod Trimmings
US - Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products...
30 September 2016
Welsh Fishermen to Tackle Safety at Sea Issues
WALES, UK - Seafish and the Welsh fishing industry’s deep concern over fishing safety, and the high number of tragic deaths of fishermen at sea this year, has...
New Fish Factory Expected to be Set Up in Rwanda
RWANDA - Under a 10-year lease deal from the government, AQUAHORT Export Ltd/AEL, is to create a fish feed factory with the capacity to produce five tonnes of fish...
29 September 2016
EC Cuts Fishing Quotas to Protect Baltic Sea Cod
EU - The European Commission's yearly proposal for the 2017 fishing opportunities has now been supplemented with figures for the Baltic Sea cod stocks....
28 September 2016
Japan, South Korea Show Interest in Indian Seafood Sector
INDIA - Japan and South Korea, two major forces in the seafood sector, have expressed interest to invest in value addition of seafood products in India, said India’s...
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