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31 July 2015
Key Assessment of the New Common Fisheries Project Now Available
EU - A comprehensive analysis of current and emerging management measures relating to the European Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is now available online....
Wide-Ranging Fish Species Fare Best Under Climate Change
CANADA - Marine species that already have large ranges are extending their territories fastest in response to climate change, according to new research from University...
Ecologists Predict Climate Change Impact on Vulnerable Species
CANADA - Scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) are sharing a way to predict which plants or animals may be vulnerable to the arrival of a new species,...
30 July 2015
Extreme Weather Conditions Posing a Big Threat to Salmon Fisheries
US - Warming waters and extreme weather conditions are causing severe problems for salmon fisheries, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Mexico Supports Sustainable Use of Stone Crab Fishery
MEXICO - The Mexican agriculture and fisheries ministry, SAGARPA, is promoting the sustainable use of stone crab fishing to meet market demand for the product....
Thai Tuna Achieves Frind of the Sea Certification
THAILAND - Skipjack and yellowfin tuna by Global Frozen Food Co., Ltd has been certified Friend of the Sea. ...
29 July 2015
Australia Ratifies Port State Measures Agreement
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has now ratified the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Port State Measures Agreement....
West Coast Harmful Algal Bloom Research Effort Gets New Grant Award
US - The US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Atmospheric (NOAA) announced today that it is committing $88,000 in grant and event response funding for Washington...
28 July 2015
Only Two Per Cent of Reduction Fisheries Catch from 'Very Good' Stocks
GLOBAL - Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has released its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries. The review reveals that only 2 per cent...
27 July 2015
Modernization Helps Drive Sustainable Growth in Philippine Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - Efforts of the government to modernize the Philippine's fisheries sector has enabled the sector to gain momentum for sustainable and inclusive growth....
24 July 2015
Better Understanding of European Fish Stocks Needed to Ensure Sustainability
ANALYSIS - More needs to be done to understand data surrounding fish stocks in Europe and ensure the sustainability of the stock....
23 July 2015
Quang Ninh Province to Develop Sustainable Aquaculture
VIET NAM - Cua Van fishing village in Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, has been chosen as part of a project to develop sustainable aquaculture and conserve aquatic...
22 July 2015
Fishing Ban Needs Support Beyond Central Arctic
GLOBAL - Arctic Council observer countries should be the first to join in a commercial fishing moratorium in the central Arctic, according to conservation organisation...
21 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Norwegian Aquaculture Antibiotic Use at Lowest Level
ANALYSIS - According the 2014 Fish Health Report from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway's antibiotic use in aquaculture is at its lowest since the 1970's,...
New Study Gives Clearer View of Oil Spill Harm to Fish
CANADA - A mixture of bitumen and gasoline-like solvents known as dilbit that flows through Prairie pipelines can seriously harm fish populations, according to research...
20 July 2015
Last Few Bursaries Remaining for Sustainable Aquaculture Courses
EU - The last few bursaries are still available for students wishing to study on the September 2015 Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture. The course...
Sri Lankan Tuna, Swordfish Company Certified by Friend of the Sea
SRI LANKA - Global Sea Foods, a leading seafood processing company based in Sri Lanka, has passed two new Friend of the Sea sustainability certification inspections....
17 July 2015
GSI Update: Reducing Sea Lice and Increasing Sustainable Production
GLOBAL - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) launched back in August 2013 in Norway. Over a year on, the GSI has produced its first progress report showing an expansion...
New Conservation Measures for Scottish Scallops
SCOTLAND, UK - Following a 16 week consultation, Scottish scallop stocks are to be protected through new conservation measures....
15 July 2015
Lake Erie 2015 Algal Bloom Predicted Worst in Recent Years
US - US scientists have predicted that the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years....
Fish Production Resists Decline in Ecosystems Suffering Diversity Loss
SINGAPORE - As the fish diversity of complex marine food webs declines, fish production resists the change, masking ultimate rapid loss of diversity, according to...
14 July 2015
Mediterranean Fisheries Multiannual Plans Now a 'Political Priority'
EU - The latest fish stock data has revealed significant progress in northern waters but that more effort needed in Mediterranean where overfishing still continues....
13 July 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Big Alaska Marine Debris Cleanup Begins
US - Kodiak volunteers were scrambling with front end loaders and dump trucks to ready 200,000 pounds of super sacks for the first pick up of a massive marine debris...
10 July 2015
Killifish Conservation Project Launched in Malta
MALTA - A Killifish Conservation Project has been launched in Malta to try and bring populations of the fish to sustainable levels....
09 July 2015
Turkey Hosts Workshop on Sustainable Aquaculture Development
TURKEY - Aquaculture zoning, site selection and the design of aquaculture management areas are part of an overall “ecosystem approach” to aquaculture, being...
Chinese Trout Farm Helping Stop Desert Advance
CHINA - In the Kumtag desert in Gansu Province, more than 600 tonnes of rainbow trout, a cold-water fish native to North America, are farmed and exported across...
Geoduck Farming Could Rival Salmon Aquaculture
CANADA - Salmon farming dominates the aquaculture industry in British Columbia (BC), but shellfish growers there say another aquaculture business, geoduck farming,...
08 July 2015
Eel Population to Decline if Conservation Measures Not Implemented
EU - Italian researchers have developed a model of the long-term population trends of the European eel to assess the effectiveness of conservation policies, and...
07 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Tassal Gains Bigger Market Share Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
ANALYSIS - There has been more movement in the markets this week as the Tasmanian salmon farming company Tassal announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods in order...
Inshore Fishermen Express Concerns over Marine Protected Area Measures
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) met with Richard Lochhead, the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment, in Glasgow...
 
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