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02 September 2015
Weekly Overview: New Report Examines UK Angling Vs Commercial Fishing
ANALYSIS - A new report has been published that aims to help the UK seafood industry and policy makers to evaluate and compare the economic importance of sea angling...
New Clam Species from Canada's Atlantic Coast Described
CANADA - Canadian scientists have described a new species of giant file clam, originally collected from deep waters off Newfoundland 30 years ago....
Meat Protein Can Help Protect Heart Health, Study Shows
UK - Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise, according to new research from the University...
Walker Seafoods Rewarded for Focus on Tuna Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Family business Walker Seafoods has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its catch of yellowfin tuna, albacore tuna and swordfish....
UK’s Top Young Fish Friers Revealed
UK - The UK’s top six young fish friers have been announced as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish....
01 September 2015
One Week to Go Until World Seafood Congress
UK - With only one week to go until its launch, the World Seafood Congress (WSC) has confirmed that a limited number of additional tickets have been released for...
New Report Examines Economics of Angling Vs Commercial Fishing
UK - A report aimed at helping the seafood industry and policy makers to evaluate and compare the economic importance of sea angling and commercial fishing has been...
Meeting to Address Urgent Action for Bluefin Tuna Conservation
JAPAN - Members of the Northern Committee (NC) of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission (WCPFC) are meeting this week in Japan to discuss new conservation...
Alaska Fish Factor: Warm Water Causing Freakish Happenings on West Coast
US - Fish deaths, drought in California, tropical creatures appearing in cold waters – those freakish happenings and more are being blamed on a giant splotch of...
Indonesia’s Pole-and-Line Tuna Catch Remains at a Healthy Level
INDONESIA - The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has issued findings from an evaluation study it commissioned on the production of Indonesian tuna fisheries...
Ecuador's Tuna Fisheries Suffering Lower Prices
ECUADOR - During 2015, Ecuador's tuna prices are suffering due to oversupply, reportedly driven by overfishing, at a time of weakening demand for tuna and tuna products...
DNA Sequencing Used to Identify Thousands of Fish Eggs
US - Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline...
28 August 2015
Ecuador's Shrimp Production to Increase in 2015
ECUADOR - Ecuador’s calendar year (CY) 2015 shrimp production is expected to reach roughly 350,000 metric tons (MT), up 10,000 MT or an increase of nearly three...
Could We Soon be Wearing Sustainable Pearls?
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, Australian Pearl Producers Association (PPA) have entered the Australia pearl oyster fishery to be assessed against the MSC’s standard...
First Vessels Certified Under New Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - The first three vessels have successfully been certified under the newly revamped Seafish-led Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS)....
Asia Food Giant to Set Up Processing Plant in Adelaide
AUSTRALIA - Thai food and farming business CP Group has signed an agreement to set up a new processing plant in South Australia....
€82 million Package Confirmed for Lithuanian Fisheries, Aquaculture
LITHUANIA - The European Commission has adopted a key investment package for the Lithuanian fisheries and aquaculture sectors. ...
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. ...
Conviction After US Shrimp Mislabelling Case
US - A North Carolina seafood processor and wholesale distributor faces a felony conviction after Federal prosecutors exposed the company’s shrimp mislabelling...
Indian Ocean Tuna Fishery May Lose Out on MSC Certification
GLOBAL - A tuna fishery in the Indian Ocean risks having its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification recommendation overturned, after objections from some...
SuccorfishM2M Technology Aids World’s Largest Fisheries Impact Study
WALES, UK - Innovative SuccorfishM2M fisheries technology has played an integral role in delivering the world’s largest ever fishing impact study which concluded...
Investment Packages Adopted for Denmark, Estonia, Germany and Sweden
EU - The European Commission has adopted investment packages for the maritime, fisheries and aquaculture sectors of Denmark (€267.6m, including €208.4 m of EU...
Homegrown Solution Provides Source of Nutrition for Undernourished Women, Children
BANGLADESH - A chutney and a flour made from small fish could have significant benefits for child and maternal health in areas where undernutrition is prevalent...
26 August 2015
Cape Broyle Sea Products Receives C$30,157 to Optimize Sea Cucumber Processing
CANADA - Cape Broyle Sea Products Ltd. is receiving C$30,157 through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to help achieve...
Leaders Gather in Stockholm for World Water Week
SWEDEN - World leaders, water experts and development professionals have gathered in Stockholm to discuss and jointly find solutions to the world’s several escalating...
Sharp-Shooting Archerfish Prefer Close Targets
US - Archerfish are able to shoot jets of water at both near and far prey items, but the amount of force used is equal, according to new research from Wake Forest...
25 August 2015
Fewer Fish Expected From 'Godzilla' El Nino
US - The 'Godzilla' El Nino with record breaking temperatures in 2015 may result in fewer fish, report Rob and Rochelle Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market...
World Bank Helping Oman Fisheries Sector Overhaul
OMAN - With help from the World Bank, Oman is developing a plan to better manage its fisheries....
Students Recognised for Innovative Seal Catch Reduction Designs
AUSTRALIA - Future fisheries managers from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) have been recognised for their innovative...
Rocky River Trapped Wild Salmon Require Assistance
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is calling on Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to take immediate action to assist hundreds of trapped wild Atlantic...
 
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