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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Malaysians Starting Crayfish Breeding to Supplement Income
MALAYSIA - At a time when the cost of living is high and many families are having difficulties making ends meet, going into a venture that requires only a small...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Fusion Marine Helps Develop New Lobster Farming Initiative
SCOTLAND, UK - Aquaculture equipment specialist Fusion Marine is participating in a multi-partnership project to develop a sea based lobster rearing system that...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Microplastics Worse for Crabs and Fish Than Previously Thought
UK - The tiny plastic particles polluting oceans are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Government Develops Management Plan for Crabs in Sinaloa and Sonora
MEXICO - In order to promote sustainability and better use of three species of crab that occur in Sinaloa and Sonora, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock,...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Glaciers May be Intensifying Acidity in Prince William Sound
US - Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William...
Monday, June 30, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Biggest Sockeye Salmon Run to Surge into Bristol Bay
US - Salmon takes center stage in Alaska every summer, but many more fisheries also are going on all across the state....
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Marine Crabs Auditory Ability Impacts Response to Predators
US - New research published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, shows that sound plays at least as much of a role in mud crabs' reaction to fish behavior...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
New Research Investigates Implications of Rock Lobster Fishing During Winter
AUSTRALIA - New research will begin this week in the Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery to investigate the implications of commercial fishing during winter months....
Friday, June 13, 2014
New Research Finds Crayfish Feel Anxiety
FRANCE - A new study of crayfish has shown that the arthropods can get anxious when they are exposed to prolonged stress. But, the arthropods also can be calmed...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Scientists Ask for Sightings After Confirmation of Asian Shore Crab in UK
UK - Photographs of an unusual crab have been confirmed as the first mainland GB record of the Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus. This crab is voracious and...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Working Together to Fight the Invasive Green Crab
CANADA - Since green crab was first detected in Placentia Bay, Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Unifor and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) have been working...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Securing the Sustainability of the Unregulated Jonah Crab Fishery
US - Market demand for the Jonah crab has more than quadrupled during the last 20 years, but the fishery still lacks a management plan to monitor and protect it...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group Dressed Lobster Selected as Finalist in SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2014
SCOTLAND, UK - A new dressed lobster ready meal from the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) has been selected as a finalist in the SuperMeat & Fish Awards...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Crabs are Killing North East Saltmarshes
US - Two newly published studies by a team of Brown University researchers provide ample new evidence that the reason coastal saltmarshes are dying from Long Island...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Lobster Fishermen Concerned Over Upcoming Season's Prices
CANADA - With little more than a week before Prince Edward Island's lobster season opens, fishermen are wondering what they will earn for their catch....
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Calcium Derivatives Obtained from Shellfish Waste
MEXICO - Researchers at the University of Sonora are looking to use the calcium from waste parts of crustaceans (shrimp, crab, lobster and squid) and convert it...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Ag Minister Promotes Canadian Lobster in South Korea
CANADA - A cooking demonstration has been held in Seoul for 100 guests, showcasing Canadian foods including beef, pork, lobster, canola oil and wheat....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Final Results of Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures Programme Released
CANADA - The Government of Canada has provided more than C$11 million to PEI lobster organisations under the Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures (ALSM) programme...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Enters into MSC Assessment
CANADA - The Gaspésie lobster fishery, which is concentrated on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Atlantic Canada,...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Good Western Australia Lobster Season Predicted
AUSTRALIA - There should be better times ahead for Western Australia’s world-renowned rock lobster industry after the most promising results from an assessment...
Successful Crab Price Negotiation Supports a Vibrant Economy
CANADA - Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has extended congratulations to the fishing industry for quickly and successfully setting a price...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Red Crab Fishing Ban Ends in Ecuador
ECUADOR - The Vice Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries MAGAP informed that the ban on fishing for red crab has ended....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Golden King Crab Fleet to Help With Crab Population Survey
US - Alaska’s golden king crab fleet has signed on for the long haul to learn more about those far flung stocks. The crabbers will help state and federal scientists...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Associated Seafoods Potted Crab Scoops Prestigious Food Award
SCOTLAND, UK - Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) is celebrating after a range of high quality crab products developed by the company scooped a prestigious Grampian Food...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
SAGARPA Applies Management Plan for Sustainable Use of Spiny Lobster
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) launched a Fishery Management Plan for Spiny Lobster in the Yucatan...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Atlantic Crab Network Goes to Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation hosted the latest meeting of the ACRUNET (Atlantic Crab Resource Users Network) project in Edinburgh, 11 and...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Mauritius May Soon Begin Crab Farming
MAURITIUS - The Albion Fisheries Research Centre is currently experimenting with the breeding of crabs. If the project proves viable, crab farming will soon begin...
Friday, March 14, 2014
Associated Seafoods Potted Crab Short-listed for Prestigious Award
SCOTLAND - A range of three high quality crab products developed by Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) have been selected as a finalist in the forthcoming Grampian Food...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Support for UK Fishermen Affected by Storms
UK - The government has announced further measures to help fishermen whose livelihoods have been affected by the recent storms across the UK....
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