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03 December 2014
FAO to Support Angola's Committment to Sustainable Aquaculture Development
ANGOLA - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing technical support to Angola on the project “Spatial Planning of Aquaculture...
Baby Tuna Fishing Exposed in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - An investigation by Greenpeace into juvenile bycatch, has found evidence that ‘baby’ skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna are unloaded regularly...
First ASC Certified Shrimp Available in Time for Christmas
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp will be available for the Christmas table across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden,...
Fisheries Commission Needs to Face Up to Disappearing Tuna
GLOBAL - The WWF is calling on members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to take immediate and decisive action to forestall the imminent...
02 December 2014
Abundant Supply of Australian Prawns this Christmas
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is encouraging the addition of more Australian seafood to the menu this Christmas, including Australian...
Southern Bluefin Tuna Well Managed Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s Southern Bluefin Tuna industry is set for its best season in more than two decades with the total catch limit increased by almost 10 per...
US Issues Atlantic Tuna Fishery Management Measures
US - NOAA Fisheries has issued final regulations that will help protect Atlantic bluefin tuna by reducing dead discards and providing measures to help ensure compliance...
01 December 2014
SAGARPA Develops Management Plan for Grouper Fishing in the Yucatan
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) put into operation a Fishery Management Plan (PMP) for grouper....
Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 Certified Sustainable
GLOBAL - Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 dietary supplements have been confirmed to be compliant with Friend of the Sea standards following an audit and can now continue...
Carrefour to Financially Support Fisheries Sustainable Certification
FRANCE - For the first time in France, a retailer, Carrefour, is offering financial support towards a fishery’s sustainability assessment. The company will be...
28 November 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...
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...
27 November 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...
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...
US/Canada Pacific Hake Trawl Fishery Re-certified to MSC Standard
US and CANADA - The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification following...
26 November 2014
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...
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...
25 November 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. ...
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....
24 November 2014
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...
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...
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....
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