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Monday, September 01, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Calls for Ban on Russian Seafood
US - If Russia won’t buy seafood from the US, we won’t buy seafood from them. That’s the gauntlet being thrown down by Alaska’s Congressional Delegation...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Scottish Salmon Farmers Fighting Sea Lice
SCOTLAND, UK - As part of its commitment to transparency and improving fish health in the aquaculture industry, the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO)...
Implementation of EU Fishery Policies in the Baltic Sea Discussed
DENMARK - Best practices and management strategies for implementation of new EU fishery policies in the Baltic Sea region were discussed by members of the Baltic...
Canada Invests in Technology to Advance the Mussel Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government....
EU and Faroe Islands Discuss Sustainable Fisheries
EU - European Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki welcomed the Minister of Fisheries of the Faroe Islands, Mr Jacob Vestergaard, in Athens for a two-day visit...
Iain Shone to Continue with GAA as Development Director
GLOBAL - Long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) organization, acting as its Development Director....
Solway Cockle Management Study Concludes Early
SCOTLAND, UK - The Solway Cockle Fishery Management Study has concluded....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Pacific Hake Plugging Up West Coast
US - More than 1000 metric tons of Pacific Hake is unable to be shipped to Russia due to the country's import ban and other countries are bidding low for the inventories,...
New Leadership for the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
SCOTLAND, UK - Ross Dougal has been elected as the new President of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) at its annual general meeting....
Irish Sea Fisheries Board to Host Farmed Seaweed Conference
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board has announced that its conference “Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?” will take...
Ecuadorian Fish Companies Ready to Export to Russia
ECUADOR - Twenty five Ecuadorian companies engaged in the production of fish, aquaculture products and fish oil and fish meal are prepared for export to Russia....
Conflict Will Not Make Ukraine Hungry
UKRAINE – Ukraine will not be allowed to go without food, agriculture minister Igor Shvaika has declared on live television....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Hook-and-Line Golden Tilefish Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - The commercial hook-and-line component of golden tilefish harvest in South Atlantic waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. (local time) August 29, 2014. ...
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective...
Aquaculture Production Growing in Argentina
ARGENTINA - In 2013, Argentina recorded an increase in aquaculture production of 27.6 per cent over 2012, generating sales of over 150 million pesos....
Government Explores Spring Salmon Protection
SCOTLAND, UK - Options designed to take proactive action to protect the early-running spring salmon that are at particularly low levels across Scotland, will shortly...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Government to Support Growth of Fish Processing Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - Cabinet Secretary for Fisheries and Food Richard Lochhead has given a commitment that the Scottish Government will work with the fish processing sector...
Nigeria Trains Women on Aquaculture and Fisheries Development
NIGERIA - Over 100 women in Niger state have been trained in aquaculture and fisheries development as part of the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the...
New Report Sets Out Independence Gains for Scottish Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Five key gains that independence brings the Scottish fishing industry have been set out in a new report published by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard...
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Bahrain’s Shrimp Stocks Drop Due to Illegal Fishing
BAHRAIN - Fishermen in Bahrain have reported a "significant" drop in shrimp stocks in the last month because of illegal fishing....
Scottish White Fish Body Joins Fight for Greater Say in EU Decision-making
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s largest fishing association has thrown its weight behind a new body created to play a bigger part in decisions affecting the industry...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Vermilion Snapper Trip Limit Decreased in South Atlantic
US - The daily trip limit for the commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic is reduced from 1,000 pounds gutted weight to 500 pounds gutted weight,...
Fishing Industry to Undergo Labour Laws Compliance Assessment
PHILIPPINES - About 140 member-companies of the Industry Tripartite Council (ITC) fishing and allied industries in General Santos City and neighboring areas have...
Koi Herpesvirus Disease Kills Wild Carps
ROMANIA - The Romanian veterinary authorities have reported a fresh outbreak of Koi herpesvirus disease at a lake in Buzau....
Friday, August 22, 2014
South Korea's Fisheries Output Up During First Half of 2014
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's fisheries output grew 1.6 per cent in the first half of this year from a year earlier thanks to increased deep-water catches, government...
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Strong Returns for Frazer River Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - Returns were fairly strong for the Frazer river sockeye salmon run which opened for three hours last week, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Will Scottish Independence Hurt its Fishing Industry?
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has queried the affects that a Yes vote of Scottish independence would have on the fishing industry. ...
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