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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Oceana Exposes Illegal Driftnet Fishing in Italy
ITALY - Oceana observers, together with Italian journalist Sabrina Giannini from Reportime, have gathered evidence of fishing boats using illegal driftnets in southern...
Global Fisheries Economics Conference Heading to Scotland in 2016
UK - Aberdeen has beaten stiff competition to host the next International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) conference in 2016. Every two years, leading...
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...
First Perch Fishery from Russia Enters MSC Assessment
RUSSIA - The producer and owner of the brand Followfish, companies Fish &More, based in Germany, Fish-ka and Volna, both based in Russia, have entered their joint...
Monday, July 21, 2014
EPA Mine Waste Plan Brings More Protection for Wild Salmon
US - An unusual group of Alaska Native leaders, commercial fishermen, investors, jewelers and conservation organizations applauded the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
Alaska Fish Factor: Bristol Bay Reds Catch 11 Million More Than Projected
US - It came as no surprise when the first price postings last week tanked for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon to $1.20/lb, with an extra 15 cents for chilled fish. That...
Spain Announces Increase in Anchovy Quota for Bay of Biscay
SPAIN - The European Union has adopted a TAC (Total Allowable Catch) for anchovy of 20,100 tonnes for the Bay of Biscay for the period from July 1, 2014 till June...
Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014 Fisheries Show Set for Success
UK - Stand space is filling up fast for the Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014 fisheries show with both repeat and first-time exhibitors confirming their attendance....
Friday, July 18, 2014
ISSF Launches Guidebooks for Responsible Tuna Fishing
US - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is offering virtual manuals that share the latest guidance on responsible tuna fishing operations...
Mexico Launches Management Plan for Yellowfin Tuna
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has launched a Fisheries Management Plan (PMP) for yellowfin...
New Report Paints Incomplete Picture of Situation in the English Channel, says Seafish
UK - Bill Lart, Sustainability Advisor for industry authority on seafood, Seafish, has commented on a recent report from Plymouth University that suggests decades...
EU and Guinea Bissau to Re-activate Fisheries Cooperation
EU - EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki has met with the newly appointed Prime Minister from Guinea Bissau, Mr Domingos Simões Pereira, and the country's...
UK MPs Support Call for Foreign Fishing Rights in UK Coastal Waters to be Revoked
UK - At a parliamentary meeting yesterday, MPs agreed to back a call for the rights of foreign vessels to fish in UK coastal waters to be revoked and reclaimed for...
Scientists Find Atlantic Salmon Can Adapt to Warmer Waters
CANADA - A group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered that Atlantic salmon have the capacity to adjust to warmer...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Further Shrimp Price Increases to Impact US East and West Coast Markets
US - Rob Reierson provides an update on the East and West coast shrimp market in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 14 July....
Montserrat at the Forefront of Caribbean Marine Management
MONTSERRAT - The UK Overseas Territory Government of Montserrat Fisheries Division is leading the way in sustainable marine resource management by becoming the smallest...
Improve Your Skills with the Fish Handling and Filleting Course Scheduled for September 2014
IRELAND - Improve your knowledge of fish quality and further develop your fish filleting techniques in this workshop facilitated by Hal Dawson, an experienced trainer...
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,...
Fisheries and Aquaculture Playing a Key Role in Africa’s Economy
AFRICA - The fisheries and aquaculture sector contribute significantly to Africa’s overall economy. In a new study published by FAO, the value added by the fisheries...
Seabird Conservation Work Receives Funding
NEW ZEALAND - Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith has announced that the Government will provide NZ$300,000 of funding to two community groups to support their work...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Mexico Stops All Bluefin Tuna Fishing for Remainder of 2014
MEXICO - The Mexican government has announced that bluefin tuna fishing will now be halted until the end of 2014....
Integrated Approach Vital to Reduce Food Waste and Loss
THE NETHERLANDS - Governments, international organisations, businesses and community agencies worldwide must create joint programmes to reduce food loss and waste...
What is Causing High Prices for Shrimp?
US - After years of depressed and declining prices, the US market for shrimp has been on the uptick since 2010. For the US shrimp industry, this has meant increases...
Impressive Partnership Approach to Mackerel Certification will Deliver Real Benefits
SCOTLAND, UK - The impressive partnership approach of multi-national fisheries working together in a bid to deliver Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
Fishing into the Future Celebrates Successful First Year
UK - His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has congratulated Fishing into the Future (FITF) on its success during his annual visit to Cornwall. ...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Barley and Sweet Potato Prove Effective as Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - The Philippines Tarlac College of Agriculture (TCA) is studying the sweet potato as a nutritious and low cost feed source for the aquaculture industry,...
Mediterranean Fish Stocks Show Steady Decline
MEDITERRANEAN - While careful management has helped stabilize or even improve the state of fisheries resources in some parts of Europe, the situation in the Mediterranean...
Fishermen Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel in the English Channel
UK - Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen ‘scraping the barrel’ for...
Viet Nam Expected to Increase Fish Exports to Pakistan
VIET NAM - Viet Nam Pangasius products are becoming increasingly popular in Pakistan thanks to their tasty flavour, convenience, good quality and reasonable price....
Fisheries Recover in Belize's No-take Zones
BELIZE - A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster,...
 
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