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03 June 2015
North, Atlantic Seas Fisheries on Road to Sustainability
EU - Fisheries in Europe are further progressing to sustainability in the North and West of the European Union....
Oman Closes Ports to Suspected Illegal Fishing Vessels
OMAN - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has praised Oman for closing its ports to vessels suspected of engaging in Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated...
Informal Agreement Reached on EU Animal Health Law
EU - The European Parliament and the Council have reached a provisional agreement on the outstanding issues concerning the proposal for a regulation on animal health...
Salmon Federation Concerned Over Greenland Salmon Catch
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has announced its concern about the increasing harvest by Greenland of Canadian Atlantic salmon in its mixed-population...
01 June 2015
Animal Welfare Groups Seek Protection for Thorny Skate
US - The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Defenders of Wildlife have asked the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to list the Northwest Atlantic population...
29 May 2015
Fish Behaviour Could Affect Stock Measurement Accuracy
EU - European research performed off the coast of Mallorca has thrown doubt on the accuracy of stock level measurement techniques, as fish were less likely to take...
Ireland Announces Razor Clam Sustainability Measures
IRELAND - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has announced the introduction of national management measures for razor clams....
New Model Predicts Fish Population Response to Dams
US - A model has been developed to assess how dams affect the viability of sea-run fish species, which need to pass dams as they use both fresh and marine waters...
Best Aquaculture Practices Certification Reaches 800 Facilities
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme has reached a milestone, surpassing 800 certified...
28 May 2015
EU Fishermen Benefit from Bluefin Tuna Stock Recovery
EU - European fishermen have benefited from the recovery of bluefin tuna stocks, following extensive measures over several years to prevent the stock from collapse....
21 May 2015
Seals Threaten Scottish Cod Stock Recovery
SCOTLAND, UK - Predatory seals are constraining the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research led by the University of Strathclyde suggests....
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
Discard Ban Discussion to be Held at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2015
SCOTLAND, UK - A question and answer session with Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment Richard Lochhead on the implications of the landing obligation...
20 May 2015
Fish Pledge Means Sustainable Fish for Millions
UK - Millions of UK schoolchildren, hospital patients, workplaces and restaurant diners are to be served only demonstrably sustainable fish, thanks to a pledge signed...
19 May 2015
M&J Seafood Commits to Best Aquaculture Practice
UK - M&J Seafood, part of the Fresh Direct Group and the UK's largest seafood supplier, has committed to Best Aquaculture Practice as part of a wider sustainability...
C$8.15 Million for Northern Harvest Sea Farms to Expand Operations
CANADA - Northern Harvest Sea Farms is to receive C$8.15 million through the Newfoundland Provincial Government's Aquaculture Capital Equity Investment Programme....
Norwegian Government Under Fire over White Paper Threat to Aquaculture
NORWAY - A Norwegian seafood and aquaculture firm has hit out at the Norwegian Government’s threat to potentially eliminate the current scheme for interregional...
18 May 2015
Vietnamese Tuna, Swordfish Obtain Certified Sustainability Status
VIET NAM - Nha Trang Bay Joint Stock Company, a processing plant controlled by Hai Vuong Corporation, has achieved Friend of the Sea certification for seafood from...
Scottish Haddock Fishermen Look to Future with 2020 Sustainability Vision
SCOTLAND, UK - Fishermen in Scotland’s £26.6 million haddock fishing industry have made a new commitment to sustainable fishing as scientists gather in Aberdeen...
Discover More on the Responsible Fishing Scheme at Skipper Aberdeen Expo Int. 2015
SCOTLAND, UK - The benefits of the Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) will be highlighted at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2015 on 29 and 30 May by show sponsor, Seafish....
15 May 2015
Sustainable Meals for Swedish Seals
SWEDEN - A zoo in Stockholm has become the first in Sweden to achieve the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. Skansen now has the right to use the MSC...
Lerøy Seafood Group Sees Drop in Profit
NORWAY - Norwegian seafood company Lerøy Seafood Group saw a drop in operating profit before fair value adjustment of biomass to NOK 404 million in the first quarter...
Ardtoe Reports First Spawning of Captive Reared Lumpsuckers
SCOTLAND, UK - Stocks of hatchery reared lumpsuckers have produced their first batches of viable eggs at the FAI Ardtoe Marine Research Facility in Scotland. This...
Water Fronts Can Increase Fishery Productivity
US - Regions of warm and cool water as well as salt and fresh water can help to increase production in the ocean, according to recent research lead by Brock Woodson,...
14 May 2015
Iconic Indian Fish on Brink of Extinction
INDIA - The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world’s most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth...
Scientists, Citizens Collaborate to Investigate Abalone Movements
US - Two fisheries scientists, including a US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) biologist, have been working with citizen scientists to collect...
13 May 2015
Sustainable Barents Sea Cod, Haddock and Saithe Heading to the UK
GREENLAND - Cod, haddock and saithe from Greenland is now recognised as coming from sustainable and well-managed fisheries, following its certification by the Marine...
11 May 2015
Jamaica to Establish Four New Fish Sanctuaries
JAMAICA - Four additional fish sanctuaries will be established in Jamaica this financial year, as Government continues to expand its programme to protect and sustain...
08 May 2015
UK Shellfish Association Conference Tickets Selling Out
UK – People wanting to attend the annual conference of the Shellfish Association of Great Britain should purchase their tickets soon as there are only a few places...
High Fish Stocks Not Always Beneficial to Fishing Communities
US - The Alaska salmon fishery is ecologically one of the best in the world, but the local communities and fishery workers are not benefiting from this sustainability,...
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