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24 April 2015
New Guide Released for Seabird Mitigation Devices in Trawl Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - A new guide for developing new seabird mitigation devices in trawl fisheries has been released by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority....
Asian, African Countries Urged to End Fisheries Subsidies
INDONESIA - An Indonesian government minister urged member nations of the Asian-African Conference this week to end fisheries subsidies that may trigger environmental...
Access to Chile Aquaculture Antibiotic Use Denied
CHILE - Oceana has reported that the Transparency Council has decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed...
Sustainability Law Respected in Snapper Fishing Competition
AUSTRALIA - Fishers competing in the recent Whyalla Snapper fishing competition have been praised for their conduct by South Australian Fisheries Officers....
23 April 2015
Seafood Expo: Aquaculture Certification Programmes to Combine Audits
BELGIUM - Three leading aquaculture certification programmes, ASC, BAP and GLOBALG.A.P. are to combine their checklists for farms that seek more than one certificate....
New Shrimp Net Design More Fuel Efficient, Reduces Bycatch
MEXICO - Researchers at the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) have created a new shrimp net design which is more fuel efficient, more environmentally friendly...
New Report Values World's Oceans at $24 trillion
GLOBAL - The value of the ocean’s riches rivals the size of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a newreport released...
22 April 2015
European Seabirds at Risk from West African Fishing
EU - Conserving West African coastal waters is also important for conserving European seabirds, suggests new research. The study shows that both adult and juvenile...
Fisheries Act Changes to Strengthen Aquaculture Regulation
CANADA - Changes to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, which came into force yesterday, 21 April, signal a more transparent and rigorous approach to regulating...
21 April 2015
Seagrass Worth €190 million Each Year to Mediterranean Fishing
EU - A new study estimates that seagrass meadows are worth around €78 million every year to commercial fishing in the Mediterranean....
EU Fisheries Ministers Endorses Plan for Baltic Sea Cod, Herring and Sprat
EU - The European Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers has reached agreement on a general approach to the multiannual plan for stocks of cod, herring and...
20 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Longliners Warned of Potential Damage from Lost Sablefish Pots
US - A mile long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after being run over by tugs towing barges at Knight Island Passage....
Invasive Asian Carp Eggs Hatch in High Temperatures
US - Invasive Asian carp eggs are most at risk of hatching when the streamflow is low and when the water temperature is high, according to new research....
17 April 2015
Chinese Aquaculture Market Rapidly Growing
CHINA - The aquaculture market in China is growing at a steady pace thanks to the geographical conditions in the country that favour the farming of large species...
16 April 2015
Win a Training Session with Fish Vet Group Through Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - Aquaculture and seafood businesses from around the world are being encouraged to enter the Fish 2.0 competition that connects sustainable fisheries and...
15 April 2015
Denmark's Proposal for Kattegat Protection Does not Go Far Enough
DENMARK - A proposal by Denmark's government that is intended to protect specific soft-bottom habitats in the Kattegat, of which some are red-listed, should cover...
14 April 2015
South Australian Sustainable Sea Management Discussed at Workshop
AUSTRALIA - A workshop in South Australia this week will be scrutinising efforts for sustainable marine management in the Spencer Gulf....
13 April 2015
Friend of the Sea Leading International Omega-3 Sustainability Efforts
GLOBAL - Friend of the Sea certification has become the leading international standard for producers of fish oil, fishmeal, fish feed and Omega-3 supplements....
Fish Numbers Diagnose Coral Reef Health
AUSTRALIA - The number of fish living on coral reefs can be used as a test of reef health to inform sustainable fishing decisions, according to new research from...
New Assessement to Guide Fish Restocking Programmes
AUSTRALIA - Future stocking programmes for aquatic resources in South Australian waters will now be guided under a new risk-based policy and assessment process....
10 April 2015
Adapting to Climate Change May Create New Environmental Threats
UK - Adaptation measures to help us cope with climate change have the potential to generate further threats for both local and global ecosystems, according to a...
Prawn Productivity Improved When Grown With Worms
AUSTRALIA - Growing prawns and worms in the same integrated system can lead to improved productivity and waste management, recent results from a Queensland Department...
New Research Finds Clam Cancer Spreads by Cloning
US - Cancerous tumour cells can spread from one clam to another, causing a disease that has devastated soft-shell clam populations along the east coast of North...
09 April 2015
Early Warning System Designed for Freshwater Harmful Algae Blooms
US - NOAA has joined forces with NASA, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and US Geological Survey to transform satellite data designed to probe ocean biology...
08 April 2015
Ocean Took Thousands of Years to Recover from Past Climate Change
US - Ecosystem recovery from climate change and seawater deoxygenation can take thousands of years, according to a study led by Dr Sarah Moffitt from the University...
07 April 2015
New Research Finds Fish Biomass Increases Even When Food, Energy are Constant
SWEDEN - To increase the biomass of fish, contemporary ecological theory predicts that either the amount of food or the quality of the food has to increase. In a...
Countries to be Held Liable for Illegal Fishing by their Fleets
GLOBAL - An international tribunal has ruled that countries can be held liable for not taking necessary measures to prevent illegal, unreported or unregulated (IUU)...
02 April 2015
Environmental Labelling of Fish Considered in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is mulling a proposal to include environmental impact information on the labelling of aquaculture produce....
EU Fisheries Committee Votes on Baltic Sea Plan
EU - The Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament has voted on a management plan for sustainable fisheries in the Baltic....
01 April 2015
Baby Fish Struggle with Equatorial Ocean Temperature Rises
AUSTRALIA - Scientists have discovered that higher ocean temperatures slow the development of young fish, in a study from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef...
 
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