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Thursday, April 10, 2014
India's Seafood Exports Cross One Million Tonnes in 2013-14
INDIA - Seafood export from India crossed 1 million tonne for the first time and the earnings crossed $4.5 billion during 2013-14, according to provisional estimates...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Lots of CO2 Equivalents from Aquatic Environments
INDIA - Large amounts of carbon dioxide equivalents taken up by plants on land are returned to the atmosphere from aquatic environments. This is according to a study...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Mangalore to Host Fisheries and Aquaculture Strategy Meeting
INDIA - The Mangalore-based College of Fisheries is hosting a conference on ‘Strategies for building the yield gap in fisheries and aquaculture’ in Mangalore,...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
New Species of Freshwater Shrimp Discovered in India
INDIA - A new freshwater shrimp, has been discovered in Vamanapuram river....
Friday, February 28, 2014
New Aquatic Research Centers to Boost Industry
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) has opened eight new research centres aimed at finding solutions to the issues plaguing the...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
India's Seafood Exports on the Up
INDIA - The rising trend of aquaculture has been significantly contributing to seafood export. Emerging technology, such as the pathogen-free shrimp species Litopenaeus...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Indian Fish Exports Rise Sharply
ANALYSIS - The Indian agricultural food products have seen a dramatic rise in exports over the last two years – rising by 55 per cent two years ago and 13 per...
Friday, November 01, 2013
Fishermen to Benefit from Fish Breeding Project in Tamil Nadu
INDIA - The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT)is planning to breed fish in cages a few kilometers offshore along the Tamil Nadu coast. ...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Jharkhand Minister Pledges Support for Poultry, Fishery Sectors
INDIA - The state minister for Jharkhand has pledged government support for the poultry farmers and the fisheries sector in the state....
Monday, August 19, 2013
Record High for India's Seafood Exports
INDIA - India's marine products exports touched a record high of Rs.18,856 crore ($3,511.67 million) in 2012-13....
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Chambers Call for More Sustainable Fishing as Fish Prices Rocket
INDIA - Wholesale fish prices rose by 131 per cent during past five years, according a leading industry body, prompting a warning about unsustainability in the sector....
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Fish Prices Still High in Thiruvananthapuram
INDIA - Fish prices are still high in Thiruvananthapuram despite the lifting of the trawl ban. With Eid-ul-Fitr around the corner, the situation has worsened for...
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Inshore Fisheries Workers Want Welfare Benefits
INDIA - Fishermen and fish workers engaged in inland fishing have demanded that the benefits of government welfare schemes be given to them as well since they are...
Friday, June 14, 2013
India's Ashtamudi Estuary Short-neck Clam Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
INDIA - India’s short-neck clam fishery in the Ashtamudi Estuary, Kerala’s second largest estuarine system, has entered into MSC assessment....
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Solar-biomass Hybrid Fish Dryer Developed
INDIA - The project team from the College of Fisheries in the state of Karnataka has developed a solar-biomass hybrid dryer which can dry fish in 20 hours under...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Call for New Seperate Fisheries Ministry in India
INDIA - The Federation of Indian Fishery Industries (FIFI) has asked the Union Government to set up a separate ministry for fisheries....
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Trawl Ban Extension Suggested in Kerala
INDIA - An extension of the trawl ban, which takes place during the monsoon season, to 75 days has been suggested in order to give fish more time to re-spawn....
Monday, May 06, 2013
Mizoram State Invests in Fisheries
INDIA - The annual plan for the year 2013-14 for the state of Mizoram has been finalised with attention given to the agriculture and fisheries sectors....
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Indian Government Announces Fishing Ban
INDIA - The government has imposed a ban on fishing by mechanised and motor boats between 15 April and 31 May, 2013 (47 days) for the conservation of fish resources....
Friday, March 01, 2013
Application of High Pressure for Food Processing Training Day
INDIA - The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Cochin is conducting a one day national training programme on ‘Application of High Pressure for Food...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Post-harvest Wastage Causing Annual Losses Worth Over Rs15K Crore
INDIA - The post harvest fish wastage leads to annual losses worth over Rs 15,000 crore in India’s marine and inland fisheries sector, according to an analysis...
Monday, January 21, 2013
India Experiences a Decline in its Marine Products Exports
INDIA - According to provisional figures for the half year April-September of 2012-13, there has been a decline in India’s marine products export, compared to...
Friday, December 21, 2012
Hurdles Prevent Seafood Producers Access to Markets
INDIA - Seafood producers in Andhra Pradesh, India are struggling to gain access to a range of markets such as the US, Japan and the EU due to a lack of infrastructure...
Friday, October 12, 2012
Boat Operators Call for Revival of Industry
INDIA - The Kerala Fishing Boat Operators Association has urged the Government to revive the fishing industry and to alleviate the problems of fish workers, as the...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
India Hopeful Japan Will Lift Shrimp Import Ban
INDIA - The government of India is hopeful that Japan will lift its ban on the import of shrimps from India, said director, Export Inspection Council of India (EICI),...
Thursday, October 04, 2012
India's Fish Production Set to Cross 13 Million Tonnes Mark
INDIA - Fish production in India is set to cross 13 million tonnes (MT) mark by 2016 from the current level of over nine million tonnes, according to a study brought...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Low Fish Landings Keep Fish Prices High
INDIA - Though the fishing season has started a while back, low fish landings due to bad weather has kept the fish rates high in the domestic market....
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Fishermen Trained on Fish Handling to Enhance Export Value
INDIA - Onboard handling of tuna fish is of the essence and in particular the first hour after landing is very crucial, according to Francisco Blaha, a fisheries...
Friday, August 17, 2012
Gujarat's Fishing Scam: HC Notice over Minister's Quashing Plea
INDIA - The Gujarat high court has issued notice to the state government and complainant Ishaq Maradia over a petition filed by the fisheries minister Purshottam...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
As Fishing Season Commences Prices Expected to Come Down
INDIA - Fish eaters can rejoice. The fishing season has started. Prices of fishes that were soaring are expected to come down in about 10 days' time....
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