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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
Major Event to Explore Collaboration for a Sustainable Fisheries Future
EU - GAP2, an international European Commission-funded research project, is to host a three-day major event, exploring the successes and challenges of collaborative...
Early-Running Spring Salmon Receive Further Protection
SCOTLAND, UK - Early-running spring salmon in Scotland are being further protected through mandatory catch and release measures....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Norway, EU, Faroes Reach Agreement on Mackerel
GLOBAL - An agreement has been reached on catching opportunities for north-east Atlantic mackerel for 2015 following negotiations between the EU, Norway and the...
Alaska Fish Factor: Is Alaska Poised for a Big 2015?
US - Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers. ...
Viet Nam Seafood Exports to Egypt Surpass $57 Million
VIET NAM - Seafood has always been the leading export item from Viet Nam to Egypt. According to General Customs, Viet Nam seafood exports to Egypt reached $57.2...
MSC and New England Aquarium Developing Bycatch Mitigation Tool
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and New England Aquarium are working together to create an online tool that will help share information and ideas about...
Rebuilding Plan Developed for Newfoundland Atlantic Cod Stocks
CANADA - The Government of Canada and its partners from the fishing industry have developed a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in...
USDA VIVO Agricultural Research Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines...
Australia Delivers Sustainable Fisheries Management Training in Indonesia
AUSTRALIA - Australia has demonstrated commitment for a regional approach to fisheries management with the delivery of a training programme in Indonesia this month....
Friday, November 21, 2014
North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission Makes Limited Progress
GLOBAL - The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has agreed to close six new areas totaling around 11,000 square kilometres to bottom fishing to protect...
EU and Senegal Sign Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement
EU - Following an eight year hiatus the EU and Senegal have signed a new five-year Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement....
Seafish Offers Guidance on New Fish Labelling Requirements
EU - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labelling of unprocessed fish products....
Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Available for Shellfish Aquaculture
US - Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific US coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System...
Final Rule for King, Spanish Mackerel in South Atlantic Published
US - NOAA Fisheries has published a final rule to implement a South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment. ...
Celebrating Australia’s World-Class Fisheries on World Fisheries Day
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, encouraged Australians to enjoy a meal of sustainable local seafood...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission Moves to Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - The Mozambique Minister of Fisheries, Mr Víctor Manuel Borges, and the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Assistant Director-General for Fisheries...
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...
Angola Predicting 60,000 tons of Fish From Aquaculture
ANGOLA - The National Development Plan for the 2012-2017 period has predicted fish production of 60,000 tons, under the country's aquaculture programme....
Russia Inspects Chile's Fish Export Facilities
CHILE - From now until 28 November, a delegation of specialists from Russia's Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) will...
Seaweed Farming to Bring Export and Job Opportunities to Ireland
IRELAND - Seaweed farming offers Ireland the opportunity to become a producer of one of the EU's fastest growing food categories that by 2020 could boost Irish seafood...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Maltese Aquaculture Experienced Growth in 2013
MALTA - The gross output of the Maltese aquaculture industry totaled €98.1 million, up by 0.5 per cent from €97.6 million in 2012....
Gag Fishing to Close in South Atlantic
US - Commercial harvest of gag in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) November 21, 2014. ...
Organic Mussel Farmers Receive Funding to Help Maintain Certifications
CANADA - Mussel farmers will continue to promote their sustainable and environmentally-responsible approach to aquaculture with support from the Provincial Government....
Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU...
Patagonian Toothfish Catch Limit Increased
AUSTRALIA - Excellent management of Australia’s fisheries has led to an increase in the sustainable catch for the prized Patagonian Toothfish....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas Increased, No Protection for Sharks
ANALYSIS - It is bad news for Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks as the recent International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) meeting resulted...
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Population Recovery at Threat as Quotas Increased
EU - As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) 19th meeting drew to a close this week in Genoa, Italy, there is concern that...
Bad Outcome for Sharks, Swordfish at ICCAT Meeting
EU - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting has concluded today in Genoa, Italy, but with no agreed management for sharks...
Agricultural Minister Discusses Fisheries Funding
INDIA - The Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh, has held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry...
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