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Friday, October 24, 2014
Government Helps Fund Advanced Halibut Tagging
With support of the Provincial Government, the Fish Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW) and the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research at the Fisheries and Marine...
Dredging Sediment Wreaks Havoc with Fish Larvae Development
AUSTRALIA - Sediments associated with dredging and flood plumes could have a significant impact on fish populations by extending the time required for the development...
Top Marine Scientists Call for Action on 'Invisible' Fisheries
GLOBAL - To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by...
Australian Annual Snapper Fishing Closure Starts Next Week
AUSTRALIA - Fishers are reminded the statewide closure for Snapper fishing in South Australia will begin at midday on Saturday 1 November 2014....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing...
Saving Big Old Fish is Essential to Replenishing Stocks
GLOBAL - A new compilation of research from around the world now shows that big, old, fat, fertile, female fish – known as BOFFFFs to scientists – are essential...
Invasive Seaweed Sheltering Native Crustaceans in US Mud Flats
US - On the tidal mudflats of Georgia and South Carolina, the red Japanese seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla is gaining a foothold where no native seaweeds live....
Parliament Approves New Environment, Maritime and Fisheries Commissioner
EU - The European Parliament has voted to confirm the new European Commission headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker. The new team of Commissioners will begin their...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Scotland’s Seafood Showcased in Hong Kong’s Luxury Market
SCOTLAND, UK - For the first time, Scotland’s vast array of premium seafood has gone on show at the internationally renowned ‘Great Foodhall’ in Hong Kong....
Male Bluefin Killifish Signal Different Things With Different Fins
US - They help fish swim, but fins also advertise a fish’s social standing and health. In a new study, researchers report that for the male bluefin killifish (Lucania...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Study Examines Antibiotics in US Seafood
ANALYSIS - A new study by Arizona State University researchers is examining the persistence of antibiotics in seafood raised by aquaculture....
EU Adopts Series of Discard Plans
EU - The European Commission has adopted a series of discard plans as it gears up for the introduction of an obligation to land all catches on 1 January 2015....
Black Market Abalone Ring Cracked in Fisheries Bust
AUSTRALIA - One of the largest fisheries enforcement operations undertaken in Victoria’s history has cracked an alleged seafood trafficking syndicate operating...
Chum Salmon Market Puzzling Buyers
US - The chum salmon market is puzzling buyers globally this season as harvests are lower than expected, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from...
Chinese Aquatic Product Prices Show Slight Fall
CHINA – Chinese farm produce prices fell slightly in the second week of October, according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry...
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,...
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....
 
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