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Monday, October 06, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Changing Restaurants Attitude to Fish with New Guide
PORTUGAL - A free illustrated guide "The most popular species of the Sea of Portugal: At a restaurant near you", which describes the sustainable marine species available...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portuguese Sardine Fishery MSC Certification Suspended
PORTUGAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced last August the suspension of the Portuguese sardine purse seine fishery, after Intertek Fisheries Certification...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portugal Protects Vast Area from Trawling
PORTUGAL - The Portuguese government has issued a decree prohibiting all deep-sea fishing - with the exception of longlining, which is authorized under certain conditions...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Seafloor Trawling's Ecological Impacts Revealed
PORTUGAL - Trawling's impacts on marine ecosystems can be assessed using simple metrics which characterise easy-to-obtain samples of fish, new research suggests....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Maritime and Fisheries Policy to Help Portugal on the Path to Growth
PORTUGAL - EU Fisheries Commissioner, Maria Damanaki, has highlighted how ideally placed is Portugal to play a leading role in the implementation of the new Common...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Cofaco gets In-house Packing to Meet Canned Tuna Demand
Crown Food Europe, a supplier of packaging products, has installed an aluminium can production line inside the Rabo de Peixe plant of Cofaco, the leader in the Portuguese...
Friday, May 31, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Fluorospheres for Studying Food Intake, Selectivity in Sea Bass Larvae
PORTUGAL - In the XIII Congress of the Iberian Society of Cytometry held in Aveiro (Portugal) last May, the Institute of Biomedical Research of the Arnau de Vilanova...
Monday, March 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal CFP Reform Discussed in Madeira and the Azores
PORTUGAL - The Common Fisheries Policy reform and the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund is on the agenda as EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki visits...
Monday, January 28, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portuguese Sardine Fishery MSC Certificate Reinstated
PORTUGAL - The Portuguese sardine fishery Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate has now been reinstated. A positive surveillance audit by independent certifier,...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portugal Wants to Double Aquaculture Production by 2015
PORTUGAL - The Minister of Agriculture, Sea, Environment and Spatial Planning, said that Portugal can double its aquaculture production by 2015, in order to meet...
Friday, November 02, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portuguese Sardine Fishery Surveillance Audit Scheduled
PORTUGAL - The third surveillance audit of the Portuguese sardine fishery will take place on 13-14 December....
Monday, July 30, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal First EUSA Atlantic Forum Meeting to Take Place in the Azores
AZORES, PORTUGAL - The Portuguese Director-General for Maritime Policy, the Portuguese Regional Secretary for the Environment and the Sea and the EU Director-General...
Monday, May 14, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portuguese Industry Works to Reinstate MSC Certification
ANALYSIS - Back in January 2012, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of the Portuguese sardine purse seine fishery was suspended. Charlotte Johnston,...
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portugal Dependent on Fish from Outside EU
PORTUGAL - According to a report released by the New Economics Foundation (nef) and OCEAN2012, Portugal is one of the countries in the European Union (EU) that is...
Monday, March 19, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Sardine Fishery Commits to MSC Reinstatement
PORTUGAL - A Sardine Commission made up of fishery representatives, the Portuguese government, the canning association, and research body Ipimar, has taken its first...
Friday, January 13, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal MSC Certificate for Sardine Fishery Suspended
PORTUGAL - Following the surveillance audit carried out in December 2011, Moody Marine Intertek has suspended the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Expedition Identifies Over 100 Marine Species
PORTUGAL - Oceana identified over 100 different marine species on Gorringe seamount after completing a scientific expedition in the Portuguese Atlantic during recent...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Aquaculture Production Could Triple Within Five Years
PORTUGAL - The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Antonio Serrano, estimates that national fish production from aquaculture is projected to triple by 2015, and...
Friday, October 15, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Courtney Hough Receives Highest EAS Award
PORTUGAL - At the opening session of the Aquaculture Europe 2010 event, organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) in Porto, Portugal, from October 5-8,...
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Portugal Establish Four Marine Protected Areas
PORTUGAL - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has praised Portuguese authorities for announcing the establishment of four marine protected areas on the extended continental...
Monday, October 12, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Marked Growth in Madeira's Aquaculture Output
PORTUGAL - Aquaculture exports from Madeira are predicted to rise by 80 per cent this year compared to 2008. The main focus is on the production of common sea bream....
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Aquaculture Project for the Algarve
PORTUGAL - An area of 14 kilometres around the isle of Armona in the Algarve is to be dedicated to fish farming as part of as government bid to quadruple Portugal's...
Tuesday, January 02, 2007
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Pescanova to invest 350million Euros In Aquaculture Plant
PORTUGAL - Pescanova SA will invest about 350 mln eur in a Portuguese aquaculture plant, which will be backed by the Portuguese government with about 45 mln eur...

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