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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....
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...
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...
Mining Has a Wider Impact on Fish Habitats than First Thought
US - Scientists at Michigan State University (MSU) have taken a broad look at the impacts of mines across the country- and found that mining can damage fish habitats...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Global Fish Oil Market to Experience Strong Growth
GLOBAL - The global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years, according to the latest research report from Transparency Market Research....
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,...
AquaME Conference to Provide Platform for Aquaculture Investment
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - AquaME, formally a vertical of the AgraME exhibition, will become the regions first standalone platform dedicated to the burgeoning aquaculture...
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,...
Weekly Overview: Guidance Offered on New Fish Product Labelling Laws
ANALYSIS - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labels of some fish products, writes Lucy Towers,...
Nutreco Expects Renewed Takeover Offer in December
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal, fish feed and poultry meat company Nutreco is expecting a cash offer for the company to be lodged in December....
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...
Long-Term Plan for Fisheries Development in Somalia and Somaliland
SOMALIA & SOMALILAND - MacAlister Elliott & Partners (MEP) is working on a long-term development plan for fisheries in Somalia and Somaliland that will help stimulate...
New Study Examines Feasibility of Renewable Energy from Aquaculture Waste
EU - A new EU funded project is examining the feasibility of producing renewable energy from aquaculture and agriculture waste. ...
PPS East Announced as Silver Sponsor of World Seafood Congress 2015
UK - Committing to the long term future of the UK seafood industry, PPS East Limited has been named as an official Silver Sponsor to the World Seafood Congress 2015....
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...
New Fishways in Maine Increasing Fish Habitats
US - As part of its Maine Headwaters Project, the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has completed two fish passage projects in the Penobscot watershed and in the...
FRoSTA Fish Products Certified MSC Sustainable
EUROPE - All fish from FRoSTA in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania will now come from sustainable and well-managed fisheries....
Monday, November 24, 2014
National Fish and Chip Shop Quality Champion Award Finalists Announced
UK - The finalists for the NFFF Fish and Chip Quality Award ‘Champion’ Award category have been announced as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised...
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. ...
Silver Nanoparticles Could Pose Risk to Aquatic Ecosystems
EU - Silver nanoparticles are toxic to common bacteria at concentrations found in many aquatic environments across the globe, new research has found. Bacteria often...
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...
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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