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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Our Race Against Bacteria: Linking Livestock Production and Human Medicine
GLOBAL - The last decade has seen veterinary authorities address the routine use of antimicrobial drugs and prescribe more judicious use. But how could this benefit...
Two New Areas Receive ISA Free Status
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has sent a proposal to amend the list of areas with disease-free status for Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA)....
Research Highlights Hope for Salmon in Urban Settings
US - Salmon could once again become common commuters in urban waterways if progress made in Pacific Northwest habitat restoration continues, says Alan Yeakley, an...
EU Blocks Faroe Islands WTO Panel Request
FAROE ISLANDS - A request from the Faroe Islands for the establishment of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel due to the EU's use of coercive economic measures...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Salmon Federation Explores High Mortality in Early Part of Migration
CANADA - Top researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) are trying to figure out why wild Atlantic salmon numbers are dropping dramatically once they...
General Fishing Opportunities for 2014 Adopted
EU - The European Council has adopted a regulation providing fishing opportunities in 2014 to EU vessels in Union and certain non-Union waters....
Best Aquaculture Practices Experienced Growth In 2013
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme had a fruitful 2013, experiencing robust...
Whaler Shark Study to Help Inform Management Arrangements
AUSTRALIA - A study investigating ways to reduce unwanted catch and any environmental impacts of the large shark fishery in New South Wales is continuing with a...
Modern Technology Ensured Fish Farm Weathered the Storm
IRELAND - Following the series of unrelenting storms that battered the coast from Malin to Mizen at the turn of the new year, the Irish Salmon Growers’ Association...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014, writes Lucy...
US and Canada Advised on 2014 Halibut Quotas
GLOBAL - The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) has advised the governments of Canada and the United States on Pacific halibut catch limits for 2014...
New Tilapia Strain Driving Growth in Egypt's Aquaculture Sector
EGYPT - While Egypt has struggled with violence and political unrest over the past year, the country’s aquaculture sector has experienced stability and growth...
Seasonal Closure for Grouper Fisheries
US - NOAA Fisheries has reminded the public there is a seasonal prohibition on fishing for or possession of red, black, tiger, yellowfin, and yellowedge grouper...
Tra Fish Farming to Become More Sustainable
VIET NAM - Viet Nam is to farm, process and export Tra (Pangasius) fish in an entirely sustainable and environmentally friendly manner, in line with international...
Monday, January 20, 2014
SAGARPA Commits to Responsible Tuna Fishing
MEXICO - In order to induce the responsible and sustainable fishing of tuna whilst protecting dolphin populations, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural...
Fisheries Still Affected by Oil Spill in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Fisherfolk in Estancia, particularly Barangay Botongan hit by an oil spill, are still warned by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, not...
Netukulimk Fisheries Receives $15,342 to Pursue Vessel Efficiency
CANADA - Netukulimk Fisheries Limited, a Connaigre Peninsula based company that manages fishing activities by the Miawpukek Band, is receiving C$15,342 through the...
Friday, January 17, 2014
Study of Mining Impacts on Alaskan Salmon Fishery Applauded
US - Alaska Native tribes, jewelers, investors, commercial fishermen and conservation groups have called on the Obama Administration to use its Clean Water Act authority...
Researchers Develop Overfishing Warning System
EU - An early warning system to predict the overfishing of individual species, far in advance of severe population decline, has been developed by researchers. The...
New Campaign Urges Europe to Eat, Buy, Sell Sustainable Fish
EU - EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki is launching an EU-wide campaign, INSEPARABLE, to raise awareness on the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy....
Acidification and Predators Pose Double Threat to Oysters
US - The once-booming, now struggling Olympia oyster native to the West Coast could face a double threat from ocean acidification and invasive predators, according...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Ecuador Formalises and Regulates Eel Fishing Industry
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) has formalised and regulated the industrial fishing of eel (Ophichthus Remiger)....
Government Sets Six-month Lobster Fishing Ban
ECUADOR - The Vice Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries MAGAP has closed lobster fishing from 16 January to 16 June 2014....
Fisheries and the Green Lobby – What's the Real Catch?
ANALYSIS - Kathryn Stack, Senior Political Advisor to Struan Stevenson MEP and Senior Vice-President of the European Parliament Fisheries Committee, discusses the...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Fish Expert Successfully Farming Rare Shishamo Fish
JAPAN - A fishery researcher has succeeded in mass-farming “shishamo,” a rare saltwater fish that lives only in waters around Hokkaido....
Changes to Red Crab Fishing Ban
ECUADOR - The Vice Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) has amended Article 1 of the Ministerial Agreement N º. 016, in regard to the duration of the ban...
Coastal State Consultations on Mackerel Taking Place in London
UK - A crucial round of Coastal State consultations on mackerel in the North-East Atlantic will be held in London from 15 to 17 January 2014 to find a solution to...
Shark Trust Announces New Managing Director
UK - The Shark Trust, the UK charity for shark conservation, has announced the arrival of Roy Hakin as the organisation’s new Managing Director. ...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Russian Plan to Tackle Illegal Fishing Approved
RUSSIA - A national action plan has been approved to prevent, preclude and stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing....
Fishermen Receive More Sustainable Circle Hooks
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) has delivered 20,000 C15 circle hooks as part of a project to strengthen the...
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