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Monday, October 20, 2014
Wrasse Fishing Closing Today in Puerto Rico Waters
PUERTO RICO, US - The commercial harvest of federally managed wrasses will be closed in federal waters around Puerto Rico at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on October 20,...
Fisheries Leaders Pave Way for More Sustainable Future for African Oceans
AFRICA - Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing. The meeting marked...
Alaska Fish Factor: Encouraging Young People into the Bearing Sea Crab Fleet
US - The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer boats means...
Friday, October 17, 2014
EU, Norway Exchange Views on Annual Consultations for 2015
EU - The Council held an exchange of views on the annual consultations between the EU and Norway under their bilateral fisheries agreement. ...
Aquaculture Europe 2014: Don't Be Scared of Innovation
GLOBAL - Carlos Luna, Director of Angulas Aguinage, explains how innovation is possible, even in small companies during his plenary address at Aquaculture Europe...
Sights Set on More Sustainable Future for African Oceans
SOUTH AFRICA – Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing....
Scottish Pelagic Fishermen Welcome Agreement over Mackerel Quota
SCOTLAND - Scottish fishermen have welcomed the decision at the European Fish Council in Luxembourg to give the fishing fleet the facility to bank up to 25 per cent...
Company Flotation Suspended after Campaign Group Protests
CHINA – An initial public offering (IPO) for one of China’s largest tuna longline companies that has been suspended has come under criticism by campaigning group...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: New Epitheliocystis Agents in Sea Bream Investigated
GREECE - Delivering her presentation at Aquaculture Europe 2014, in San Sebastian, Spain, Helena Seth-Smith discussed how she has investigated the novel agents of...
EU Support Secured for Fisheries Affected by Russian Ban
UK - Fishermen affected by the Russian food export ban will benefit from EU wide support thanks to lobbying by the UK government, Fisheries Minister George Eustice...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
UK’s Best Fish and Chip Shop Reports Unbelievable Eight Months of Growth
UK - Voted the UK’s best Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop at the 2014 National Fish & Chip Awards in January this year, the people behind Quayside in Whitby...
New Guide Helps Latvian Seafood Consumers Choose Responsibly
LATVIA - Seafood shoppers in Latvia can now choose responsibly farmed fish easily with the help of the new edition of the Latvian seafood guide....
Icelandic Fish Catch Down in 2013
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic fishing vessels in 2013 was 1363 thousand tonnes which is 86 thousand tonnes less than in 2012, reports Statistics Iceland....
Cichlids’ Egg-Spots: How Evolution Creates New Characteristics
SWITZERLAND - The evolution of new traits with novel functions has always posed a challenge to evolutionary biology. Studying the colour markings of cichlid fish,...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Weekly Overview: Native UK Mussels Under Threat from Invasive Freshwater Mussel
ANALYSIS - The invasive quagga mussel has recently been found in Wraysbury Reservoir and the Wraysbury River, a tributary of the River Colne, in Surrey, UK, writes...
King, Snow and Dungeness Crab Market Update
US - In this week's 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 13 October, Rob Reierson gives a king, snow and dungeness crab market update....
Fish Moving Towards the Poles at 26 km Per Decade
CANADA - Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of Britsh Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change...
Government Opens Call for Fish Processing Plant Construction
MALTA - The government has launched a call for the expression of interest for the construction and operation of a fish processing plant at the new Marsa fish market....
Yooji's Sushi Restaurants Offering Friend of the Sea Tuna
SWITZERLAND - Sushi fans in Zurich can enjoy the Friend of the Sea certified sustainable tuna at Yooji’s Restaurants directly from the waters of the Maldives and...
Irish Shellfish Association Celebrates 25 Years
IRELAND - The Irish Shellfish Association will celebrate 25 years working for oyster, mussel, clam and scallop producers at its conference in the Red Cow Hotel,...
Banking Option for Fish Quotas Affected by Russian Sanctions
SCOTLAND, UK - Up to 30 per cent of this year’s fish quotas affected by the Russian trade sanctions could be banked until next year according to EU Fisheries Commissioner...
EU-Mauritania Fisheries Negotiations Suspended
EU - In a fourth round of talks on renewing the Protocol to the EU-Mauritania Fishing Partnership Agreement, the parties were unable to reach an agreement on a number...
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise
CHINA - Chinese farm produce prices rose slightly according to the latest survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Native UK Mussels at Threat from Invasive Freshwater Mussel
UK - Five of the most high-risk freshwater invaders from the Ponto-Caspian region around Turkey and Ukraine are now in Britain - including the quagga mussel (pictured),...
King Mackerel Trip Limit to Decrease in Florida West Coast Northern Subzone
US - The daily vessel trip limit has been reduced to 500 pounds beginning 12:01 a.m., local time, October 13, 2014, for king mackerel in the Florida west coast northern...
Canada's First Herring Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador NAFO Division 4R Atlantic herring purse seine fishery has achieved MSC certification, becoming the first herring fishery in...
Icelandic Redfish Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
ICELAND - The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish (Sebastes marinus) fishery has been MSC certified as a sustainable and well-managed fishery following...
Tuna and Baltic Sea on EU Fisheries Council Meeting Agenda
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of October 2014 is taking place in Luxembourg 13-14 October 2014. Baltic Sea fishing opportunities and the annual...
Alaska Fish Factor: Ballot Measure 4 Aims to Protect Bristol Bay Salmon
US - A ballot measure to protect salmon in Southwest hasn’t grabbed as many headlines as pot and campaign politics. Ballot Measure 4, sponsored by the group Bristol...
Friday, October 10, 2014
New Study Finds Fishermen's Expertise is Rarely Considered by Scientists
IRELAND - The knowledge of fishermen, which could be referenced to help prevent the catastrophic ecological collapses we are seeing in our lakes and oceans, is rarely...
 
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