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Friday, November 28, 2014
Australia Supporting Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Pacific
AUSTRALIA - Australia will present a draft harvest strategy for key tuna species at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...
First National Stakeholders Meeting to be Held on Blue Economy
SEYCHELLES - President James Michel will officially open the National Stakeholder Dialogue on the Blue Economy which will be held between 9-10 December 2014 at the...
Sabah State to Become Aquaculture Leader
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian state of Sabah is set to become an aquaculture leader thanks to several aquaculture programmes planned for the area....
New Tilapia Aquaculture Project to Increase Production
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - The Ministry of Food Production in collaboration with Community-based Environment Protection and Enhancement Prorgramme (CEPEP) is expected...
Experts Develop New Management Measures for Queen Conch
PANAMA - Participants of the Working Group on Queen Conch met in Panama 18-20 November to developed a new set of regional harmonized measures for the management...
Norway ISA Outbreak Reported in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported in Troms, Norway....
New Management Plan for Australia's Sardine Fishery
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s sardine fishers have adopted a new management plan which aims to ensure the A$20 million sardine industry remains sustainable....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Science Based Approach Needed for Use of FADs
GLOBAL - The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling on members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to take a science-based, precautionary approach...
Scottish Fishing Industry in Peril if No Governments Action, say Associations
SCOTLAND, UK - Member state governments need to wake up and assert their authority over the European Commission to prevent the ban on fishermen discarding catches...
Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan to Promote Sustainable Growth
AUSTRALIA - A new plan for the South Australian Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery will set the scene for sustainable operations of the A$15.6 million industry for...
South Korea Intensifies Penalties Against Illegal Fishing
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea is moving to significantly strengthen its penalties against illegal fishing by its vessels in high seas that include more than doubling...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Plans for Cornwall Trout Farm Abandoned
UK - Plans to develop trout farms off the Cornish coast have been dropped....
India Can be Major Player in World Fisheries, says Minister
INDIA - With a view to make India a major player in world fisheries sector, we will have to exploit our 8,118 kilometer coastal line, Indian agriculture minister,...
Draft Shark Biodiversity Plan Open for Public Comment
SOUTH AFRICA - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has called on the public to comment on the draft Shark Biodiversity Management Plan....
Cockburn Sound Crab Fishing to Remain Closed
AUSTRALIA - Following a review of the stock status of blue swimmer crabs in Cockburn Sound, it has been decided not to reopen the area to either commercial or recreational...
Irish Minister Welcomes 2015 Mackerel Deal
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. has welcomed the outcome of the international fisheries negotiations between Norway,...
30 per cent Aquaculture to be VietGap Certified by 2015
VIET NAM - By 2015, 30 per cent of intensive and semi-intensive aquaculture systems will be VietGAP certified and this percentage is expected to grow to 80 per cent...
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....
 
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