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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...
Government Grant to Further Protect Seabirds from Trawlers
AUSTRALIA - The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) has received a A$360,000 Australian Government grant to continue work on protecting seabirds...
GAA to Collaborate with Seafood Importers Association of Australasia
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Seafood Importers Association of Australasia (SIAA), in which...
Monday, January 13, 2014
University of Michigan Commits to Sustainable Seafood
US - The University of Michigan (U-M) has become the first of the Big Ten university to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification as...
Fish Catch Over 140,000 Tonnes Reported in 2013
VENEZUELA - A total of 140,211 tonnes of fish were caught by artisanal fishermen and women in 2013 in the country, due to the organisation and coordination of the...
Marine Institute and Barry Group Continue Shrimp Shell Research with Government Grant
CANADA - The Marine Institute will receive C$100,000 from the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme to continue research into extracting chitin from...
MMO Quota Meetings for the North East to be held in January
UK - Quota managers from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) are holding meetings to discuss fishing quota issues on the North East coast on 22 and 23 January...
Friday, January 10, 2014
More Protection Needed for Big Fish
GLOBAL - Many popular measures to combat overfishing help conserve mostly small juvenile fish. The results from a set of international studies may now revolutionise...
Strong Surge of Interest for 2014 Skipper Expo
SCOTLAND, UK - A large number of exhibitors have already signed up for the Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2014 commercial fisheries show, putting the event on a firm...
Mexican Sea Cucumber Fishing Ban Now in Operation
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has amended a notice on the seasons for the sea cucumber fishery...
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