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03 March 2015
Conapesca Moves to Address Seafood Price Irregulrities
MEXICO – Fishing body Conapesca and Consumer group PROFECO are uniting to prevent price irregularities in seafood....
Red Tape Reduction to Help Australian Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s commercial fishing industry is set to benefit from extra red tape reduction measures that will help ensure a competitive and sustainable...
Seafish to Investigate Effect of Landing Obligation on UK Supply Chain
UK - Seafish, the industry authority on seafood, is commissioning a project to analyse the impact of the Landing Obligation on the UK supply chain....
Who Will Win the US Cod Market Chess Game?
US - The cod fishing season began slow this year but the US cod market remains steady, reports Rob Reierson, in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
02 March 2015
Mexican Ministers Want Research to Drive Sustainable Aquaculture
MEXICO – Mexican fishery and aquaculture segments must have research as a driving force for meaningful and sustainable growth....
China Completes Fishery Survey in South China Sea
CHINA - A two year survey of fishery resources in the middle and southern regions of the South China Sea has shown that the area around the Nansha Islands has fishery...
Pan-Africa Project to Develop Fish Trade in Africa
AFRICA - A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s great potential for increased trade in fish. ...
Alaska Fish Factor: Halibut Catch Share Buyers are Ready but Sellers Scarce
US - Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of the catch....
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...
Gulf Council Discuss Amendments to Red Snapper Quota
MEXICO - The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a series of scoping workshops to discuss and take public comment on a proposed amendment to make...
26 February 2015
Coordinated Action needed to Address Interconnected Problems in Thai Fishing Industry
THAILAND - A new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) examines how overfishing and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) or ‘pirate’ fishing...
Marine Reserve Produces Benefits for Fisheries and Conservation
UK - The first and only fully protected marine reserve in Scotland is continuing to provide benefits for fisheries and conservation, according to new research by...
New Traceability Standard Caters to Restaurants, Fishmongers and Fresh Fish Counters
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has revised its requirements for seafood suppliers, processors and vendors....
25 February 2015
Pew Names Five Marine Conservation Fellows for 2015
GLOBAL - Five distinguished scientists and conservationists from Canada, Australia, Russia, and the United Kingdom are the 2015 recipients of the Pew fellowship...
New Fish Drying Technology Boosts Livelihoods in Ivorian Towns
AFRICA - A new and easy-to-assemble fish drying technology pioneered by FAO is helping to reduce health hazards, improve food safety and quality, improve working...
24 February 2015
Weekly Overview: RMS Shrimp Disease Could Lead to Shortfall Next Year
ANALYSIS - The shrimp disease, Running Mortality Syndrome (RMS), has recently been detected on shrimp farms in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, India, reported the...
23 February 2015
Uganda to Increase Aquaculture Production
UGANDA - Edward Rukunja, the assistant commissioner for fisheries in the agriculture ministry, stated that Uganda needs to increase its aquaculture production as...
Southernature Fish Oil Range Certified Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Southernature Fish Oil range by the Australian company Tasman Pacific Holding Pty Ltd has now been certified Friend of the Sea....
Greater Collaboration to Benefit Future of EU Fish
EU - Scientists, fishermen and policy-makers will gather in Barcelona 24-26 February to take part in a pioneering symposium exploring how greater collaboration in...
Alaska Fish Factor: Busy Year for Alaska Brokers
US - Last year was one of the busiest years ever for Alaska brokers who help fishermen buy, sell and trade fishing permits and quota shares. ...
Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
Geelong Star Registered to Fish the Small Pelagic Fishery
AUSTRALIA - Australian flagged and operated vessel the Geelong Star has been nominated under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 to fish the Small Pelagic Fishery...
South Africa West Coast Now Red Tide Free
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's West Coast is now free of red tide, said the Department of Environmental affairs....
20 February 2015
Eighty per cent of UAE Fish Stocks Overfished
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - A report from the Federal National Council has warned that the current rate of exploitation of fish can cause the extinction of many marine...
Fisheries Spawning, Tagging Projects get C$92,850 Boost
CANADA - Fisheries science research on three different species will be advanced with support of C$92,850 from the Canadian Government....
19 February 2015
Longline Golden Tilefish Fishery Nears Close
US - The commercial longline component of golden tilefish harvest in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) February 19, 2015. ...
Rivers Can be Source of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - Rivers and streams could be a major source of antibiotic resistance in the environment, according to new research from scientists at the University of Warwick's...
Uncertain Future for Atlantic Cod Market
US - Fishing for Atlantic Cod has begun in Europe and pricing on raw materials is still very strong, due to the prevailing variable catch. This is putting a lot...
Fishermen Must Adapt as Warming Waters Cause Fish Migration
SPAIN - Sardines, anchovies and mackerels play a crucial role in marine ecosystems, as well as having a high commercial value. However, the warming of waters makes...
Government Supports Codroy Seafoods Marketing Initiatives
CANADA - Codroy Seafoods Inc. is developing new marketing materials with support from the Provincial Government....
 
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