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TheFishSite Newsletter - 12 July 2011

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Welcome to this week's newsletter

What Does The Industry Expect From The CFP Reforms?

With the European Commission (EC) set to reveal its plans tomorrow for a new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), many environmental and fishery groups are having a last minute say on what they expect from the reform.

The Scottish Fisherman's Federation (SFF) is warning that the new CFP proposal must not turn into a ‘wasted opportunity'.

The SFF is looking for greater regional control in the way fisheries are managed and, although it agrees with a discard reduction, it says that the CFP should give a new regional dimension to discard management.

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) says that the reform is a rare opportunity to fix Europe's broken fisheries system and help deliver healthy fish stocks and thriving coastal communities.

WWF says there are three main changes it expects to see: sustainable management, effective regionalisation and fair fishing abroad.

Seafish, the UK authority on seafood, is hoping the UK seafood industry will have flexibility to operate sustainably and profitably within the EC's plans for a new CFP.

Charlotte Johnston

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Shellfish Culture In A Managed Realignment Site
Colin Scott from ABP Marine Environmental Research describes managed realignment in the RSPB Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project.
Hydropower & Fish Releases: Effects On Natural Stocks
The negative effects of releasing fish and the possible fragmentation of natural fish stocks in connection with hydropower regulations may be fewer than at first feared, says the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science.
Is It All Over For The Oyster Industry?
Dorothy-Jean McCoubrey, writes for Aquaculture NZ, about the devastating impacts of the oyster herpes virus.
Cod Behaviour Around Shipwrecks Revealed
Adult cod seem to have the entire ocean at their disposal, and yet each individual cod still chooses 'their own' local shipwreck, which they swim back to faithfully day after day. This is just one of the fascinating results from research using acoustic tags which has yielded new insights into what cod get up to below the surface of the sea.
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* Company News

Performance-Profit-Planet: Biomin Days 2011
AUSTRIA - Focusing on animal nutrition in a changing environment, the Biomin welcomed its guests to Vienna in mid-June.
* Global Fish Industry News

   United Kingdom

 » NSMC Aquaculture Meeting Supports Marine Tourism
 » SSC Launches Seafood Investment
 » MMO Publishes UK Fishing Industry Report
 » Companies Fined For Fish Farm Deaths
 » Fisheries Minister Visits Balanced Seas Group

   New Zealand

 » New Total Allowable Catch Quotas Set

   Philippines

 » Researchers Promote Fish Kill Solutions

   General

 » Greenpeace: Africa Needs Sustainable Fisheries
 » IUCN: Tunas Need Increased Protection
 » Dakhla Fishermen Denied Benefits

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   Singapore

 » Gold Coin Acquires SyAqua Shrimp Genetics

   Chile

 » Grants To Provide Discounted Life Insurance

   European Union

 » Food Labels To Be Clearer For Consumers
 » EC Proposes Higher Anchovy Catches
 » New CFCA Director Appointed
 » Organisations Voice CFP Expectations

   Norway

 » Seafood Exports Up By NOK1.9 Billion
 » MicroBalance Diets For Brass And Bream
 » Nofima Merges Into One Company

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   Australia

 » Research Identifies Lobsters' Key Prey
 » Northern Prawn Fishing Season Ends On A High

   United States

 » Lower Mackerel Quota Recommended
 » Consumers Assured Of Seafood Safety
 » Chesapeake Bay Pesticides Study
 » Paine & Partners To Acquire Scanbio
 » NOAA Announces Aquaculture Initiative
 » Eastern Fisheries Launches Scallop Farm In China

   Korea, South

 » Greenpeace: Korean Company's Role in Tuna Decline

   Denmark

 » Maersk Joins The World Ocean Council

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   South Africa

 » Partnership For Africa's Fisheries Meeting Held

   Spain

 » Oceana Calls For Halt Of Mercury Use

   Sri Lanka

 » New Programme To Focus On Small Farms

   Germany

 » Ecologist Warns Of CFP Effects

   Canada

 » Appeal To Stop St Mary's Salmon Farms
 » Larvae Can Help Design Marine Protected Areas

   China

 » Dahu Raises Funds For Further Investment

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That's all for this week!

Ed.
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