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27 August 2015
Viet Nam's Crab Exports Up on Year
VIET NAM - In first 7 months of 2015, Vietnamese crab exporters earned a total revenue of over US$ 60.7 million, up nearly 6 per cent year on year. ...
10 August 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Salmon Fisheries Await Hearing Outcomes
US - Two hearings this month could change the face of Alaska’s salmon fisheries forever....
30 July 2015
Mexico Supports Sustainable Use of Stone Crab Fishery
MEXICO - The Mexican agriculture and fisheries ministry, SAGARPA, is promoting the sustainable use of stone crab fishing to meet market demand for the product....
21 July 2015
Mexico Identifies Additional 20 Million Hectares with Aquaculture Potential
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has identified 20 million hectares with high potential for aquaculture development....
15 July 2015
Viet Nam's Crab Exports to Australia Rocketed in May
VIET NAM - Though making up only 2.4 per cent of Viet Nam's total crab exports, Australia has shown a sharp increase in crab imports from Viet Nam....
10 July 2015
Goa to Venture into Crab Farming
INDIA - In order to provide farmers with another alternative source of income, Goa is planning to opt for crab aquaculture in the state....
01 July 2015
Viet Nam's Crab Exports to US Increased
VIET NAM - The US has maintained its position as Vietnam's largest crab importing market, accounting for nearly 45 per cent of the total export value....
11 June 2015
New Process May Unlock Seafood Market Opportunities
AUSTRALIA - The South Australian State Government is enthusiastic that a new process which enables investors to explore the feasibility for new fisheries may unlock...
04 June 2015
More Canadian Inshore Lobster Fisheries Achieve MSC Certification
CANADA - The Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster trap fishery (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) have achieved certification to the...
03 June 2015
Protection Announced for Scottish Shellfish
SCOTLAND, UK - Shellfish stocks in the Outer Hebrides are to be protected through new conservation measures introduced by the Scottish Government....
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
11 May 2015
MPEDA’s Maharashtra Crab Farming Project a Success
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)’s crab farming pilot project in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra state, has been a successful,...
06 May 2015
Australian Lobster Reaches 15 Years of Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian rock lobster is celebrating 15 years since it became the world's first fishery certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship...
29 April 2015
New Crab Species Discovered in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - A new coral-dwelling gall crab has been discovered in Malaysia by a researcher from the Netherlands....
20 April 2015
MPEDA to Start Fish Seed Supply Soon
INDIA - India's government is signing an agreement with the Marine Products Exports and Development Authority (MPEDA) for the supply of four varieties of fish seed...
09 March 2015
Is the Blue Crab Migrating North?
US - The northern migration of the commercially important blue crab could be another sign of climate change, said David Johnson, a former scientist at the Marine...
Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Quebec lobster fishery on the Gaspé Peninsula, along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
06 March 2015
Scottish Langoustine Fishing Industry Highlighted in New Film Series
The Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association (SWFPA) has invested in a series of films to highlight the modern, sustainable approach taken by the Scottish langoustine...
Kerala Launches Value Added Fish Food Chain
India - In order to exploit the vast potential of its coastal and backwaters, the Kerala state government has launched the fish fast food chain under the brand name...
05 March 2015
Fines Imposed for Canada Crab Fishermen
CANADA - Two individuals have been found guilty for violating their crab fishing license conditions, contrary to the Fishery (General) Regulations, with combined...
27 February 2015
Shellfish at Risk as Ocean Acidity Expected to Rise
GLOBAL - By the end of the century it is predicted that levels of acidity in the oceans will have a pH value of around 7.8 on average, and this will bring with it...
17 February 2015
Government Makes Changes to Spanner Crab Fishery
AUSTRALIA - The Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced welcome changes to management arrangements for spanner crab fishery in the State’s...
11 February 2015
Oysters Set to be on Valentine's Menu
UK - This year, seafood will be speaking the language of love as restaurants, fishmongers and supermarkets get ready for a boom in the run up to Valentine's Day,...
06 February 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Lovers Choose Lobster as Top Valentine’s Day Dish
US - Lobster, crab legs and shrimp get the nod as ‘romantic meals’ on February 14 - one of the busiest dining out days for US restaurants. ...
04 February 2015
Spiny Lobster Abundance Shows Fishery in Good Shape
BELIZE - A recent study conducted in the waters of Glover's Reef Marine Reserve in Belize by the Wildlife Conservation Society and its partners has revealed good...
20 January 2015
Nofima Investigates Use of Snow Crabs
NORWAY - Snow crabs have taken over the Barents Sea. As fishing of the species increases, Nofima investigates the best ways of using these crabs, including shelf...
15 January 2015
Rock Lobster Season gets Underway
AUSTRALIA - As the annual season for the State’s western rock lobster fishery kicks off today (15 January), most commercial fishers will make the most of their...
12 January 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Seafood Marketers Facing Strong Headwinds
US - Alaska seafood marketers are facing some strong headwinds heading into 2015, notably, for sockeye salmon and crab....
08 January 2015
New Research Finds Better Lobster Numbers Can Increase Disease Risk
ENGLAND, UK - Many marine protected areas (MPAs) have been hailed as the silver bullet for conservation, with reports of increased catch, and spillover of recovered...
24 December 2014
New Fishing Net Trial to Reduce Turtle Deaths
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is proposing to undertake a trial in Port Stephens to reduce the incidence of marine turtles drowning in recreational...
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