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AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

State Government wants to track fishing boats
22 June, 2017
Central Queensland news
FISHERIES Queensland could soon be watching every move of Mackay's commercial fishing fleet as part of an effort to better manage the resource

Australia agrees to re-import processed shrimps from Vietnam
19 June, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has received a document from the National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance ...

Crews haul in almost double the amount of banana prawns compared to last year
17 June, 2017
ABC Online
After a dismal catch last year, the northern prawn fishery's banana prawn season has bounced back, with crews hauling in almost double what they ...

Plans to fly fish straight to China from Bundaberg
13 June, 2017
Bundaberg News Mail
CHILDERS fish farm Abington Aquaculture is set to a export its fresh ... Abington will be a freshwater aquaculture facility and supply native fish to ...

Maningrida Bluetail Mullet for sale at Darwin Fish Market for the first time in new enterprise
11 June, 2017
ABC Online
Mr Osborne said the changes to the Aboriginal Coastal Licence scheme allowing commercial fishing changed in 2015, partly due to the Blue Mud Bay

Murray Cod Australia (ASX:MCA) competes in premium seafood market
9 June, 2017
Finance News Network
Murray Cod Australia Limited (ASX:MCA) Executive Chairman Ross Anderson discusses competing in the lucrative market for premium seafood.

New aquaculture venture emerges from the waters of Broome
6 June, 2017
ABC Online
A multi-million-dollar aquarium was officially opened in the Western Australian town of Broome over the weekend. Known as Aqua Broome, the project ...

Australia eases shrimp import suspension
3 June, 2017
Vietnam Plus (press release)
In total, the Australian government has excluded seven shrimp products from the suspension, including dried prawns and shelf-stable prawn-based ...

WA seafood exporter Chaceon looks to establish market for spiny crab
1 June, 2017
ABC Online
A Western Australian seafood export company is hoping to grow the spiny crab industry in Western Australia by exporting into China. The spiny crab

The $50 billion food fraud scam putting Australia's iconic brands at risk
1 June, 2017
9news.com.au
Food fraud is threatening to destroy Australia's reputation as a high-quality exporter, with everything from seafood, beef and olive oil to vitamins and

Austral Fisheries charged over electrocution death on prawn trawler
27 May, 2017
ABC Online
One of Australia's largest commercial fishing companies has been charged over the electrocution of a young man on a prawn trawler in the Gulf of ...

State government bans supertrawlers in Tasmanian waters
25 May, 2017
Tasmania Examiner
The Legislative Council has passed the state government's legislation to ban supertrawlers in Tasmanian waters. The Living Marine Resources ...

 


NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Chinese fishing vessels fined for tuna offences
22 June, 2017
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately NZD$825,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna ...

New National Environmental Standard for marine aquaculture
15 June, 2017
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
A proposed National Environmental Standard for Marine Aquaculture to make re-consenting existing marine farms more consistent and efficient has ...

Marlborough oyster cull will kill local industry - farmer
14 June, 2017
Radio New Zealand
Bruce Hearn, one of three marine farmers in the Sounds who grow flat oysters, said the ministry did the right thing two years ago when it put controls in ...

Tauranga to host marine convention
12 June, 2017
SunLive
“Aquaculture targets remain limited and there are increasing issues in-sea and on-land in terms of meeting sustainable production targets for any ...

Leaked report shows public misled over snapper policing
7 June, 2017
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
A Ministry of Primary Industries internal document says the new surveillance cameras installed on commercial fishing boats aren't up to the task of ...

MPI report doubts trawler cameras enough for court
7 June, 2017
Newshub
Newshub can reveal there are serious doubts about whether camera technology on fishing trawlers would be much use in court as evidence of illegal ...

Sealord's new $70m freezer trawler will shortly be recruiting staff
4 June, 2017
New Zealand Herald
Sealord's new $70million freezer stern trawler will be making regular appearances in Dunedin next year, sharing its port calls equally with its home ...

Fishing Federation and Maritime NZ safety campaign
1 June, 2017
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Today (June 1) Maritime NZ and the NZ Federation of Commercial Fishermen launch a safety campaign aimed at commercial fishing boat crews and ...

Oysters 'safe to eat' despite parasite
1 June, 2017
New Zealand Herald
The parasite detected in two Stewart Island oyster farmers could have an impact on the industry but so far it hasn't been found in wild fisheries, Primary ...

Parasite threatens Bluff oyster populations
1 June, 2017
Radio New Zealand
Fisheries officials are trying to stop a parasite lethal to oysters from spreading ... Bonamia ostreae has turned up at two oyster farms on Stewart Island.

 

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL FISHERY & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Chris Oliver to lead NOAA Fisheries
24 June, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mr Oliver will oversee the management and conservation of recreational and commercial fisheries including some aspects of marine aquaculture, the ...

Northeast US Seafood Industry in Jeopardy From Climate-Driven Ocean Warming, Acidification
24 June, 2017
EnviroNews
A seafood industry that brought nearly 600 million pounds of fish to the table in 2015, put 97,000 people to work ...

WWF Research Finds Improved Environmental Performance is Good for Shrimp Aquaculture ...
23 June, 2017
World Wildlife Fund
More intensive shrimp farming can yield better environmental and economic results, according to a new study conducted by World Wildlife Fund in ...

Famous Tsukiji fish market will be remade, not destroyed
23 June, 2017
Inquirer.net
In this May 3, 2016, file photo, people visit a festival held at Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Tuesday, June 20, 2017, the

Humber summit moves into seafood week
23 June, 2017
Fish Update
The Humber Seafood Summit this year is moving from its traditional September slot to National Seafood Week the following month. The new date is ...

Aquaculture centre handed over to SA
22 June, 2017
ofm.co.za
The China-South Africa Aquaculture Technology Demostration Centre (ATDC) at Gariep Dam is going to be handed over to Minister Senzeni Zokwana ...

New €7 m project aims to ensure all European aquaculture businesses are sustainable and ...
22 June, 2017
FoodNavigator.com
A new research project, funded by the European Commission, is hoping to create a more innovative, sustainable and competitive space for ...

NOAA: Two more groundfish species have recovered
21 June, 2017
Chinook Observer
ILWACO — A regional fishery management council has announced that two previously over-fished species on the West Coast have recovered ahead ...

Farming Rice and Fish Together to Reduce Poverty
21 June, 2017
Inter Press Service
A group of agro-aquaculture experts from seven Asian countries attending a recent FAO regional workshop on innovative integrated agro-aquaculture ...

2017 China International Aquatic Products Exposition draws purchasers from across the world
21 June, 2017
ANTARA
With the mission to "connect the Chinese aquaculture industry with the world and let the whole world benefit from its boom," the CIAPE 2017 places ...

Fiji commits to MSC certification
21 June, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fiji has pledged to have at least 75% of all long line fishing vessels which are members of the Fiji Fishing Industry Association certified by the Marine ...

Nunavut's Baffin Fisheries signs deal for new trawler
20 June, 2017
Nunatsiaq News
Baffin Fisheries, the largest shrimp harvester in Canada's North, plans to add another vessel to its existing fleet of four. That intent was announced ...

Report on licensing for aquaculture delivered to Marine Minister
19 June, 2017
Irish Times
The Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed, has received a report from the independent Aquaculture Licensing Review Group which examines the ...

Plan to set up hatcheries to supply quality fish seed to aqua farmers
18 June, 2017
The New Indian Express
West Godavari district stood first in the State in aquaculture. About 2 lakh acres are under aquaculture in the district. There is further scope to extend ...

Initial openings set for SEAK drift gillnet, purse seine fisheries: But potential government shutdown ...
18 June, 2017
Ketchikan Daily News
Now appearing more imminent than ever, a state government shutdown would shut down the bread and butter of commercial salmon fishing in ...

Indo-Lanka talks lead to release of 42 Indian vessels
18 June, 2017
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
The Fisheries Ministry this week has decided to release 42 of the 140 Indian bottom trawlers, as the first phase of releasing vessels from Sri Lankan

Evonik, Royal DSM to invest $200M in Blair
17 June, 2017
Blair Enterprise Publishing
In current aquaculture practice, algae are eaten by zooplanktan, which are eaten by small fish that are then caught and turned into fish oil that salmon ...

Oyster group says shell recycling program growing
16 June, 2017
ABC2 News
Natural oyster shell is important to a healthy oyster population. That's because it is the preferred material for oyster larvae to attach and grow.

Havyard gets LOI for arctic stern trawler
16 June, 2017
Marine Log
Havyard says it has worked strategically and targeted to get into the trawler market, and the letter of intent shows that it is in the process of confirming ...

DOC Weighs Bangladesh Labor Woes In Vietnam Shrimp Case
16 June, 2017
Law360
The eighth anti-dumping review of the duty covering frozen warmwater shrimp from Vietnam used Bangladesh as a surrogate because Vietnam is ...

As new districts open, harvest nears 2 million fish
16 June, 2017
Cordova Times
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game noted on its daily harvest update, that the commercial salmon harvest has now expanded beyond Prince

Trū Shrimp signs letter of intent to build shrimp production facility in Luverne
15 June, 2017
AG Week
BALATON, M.N. — The Trū Shrimp Company announced today it has signed a letter of intent to locate its first $50-million-plus shrimp production facility ...

Public consultation on amended rules on commercial fishing slated
15 June, 2017
Philippine Information Agency
The consultation is centered on the Fisheries Administrative Order 198-1 or the “Amended Rules and Regulations on Commercial Fishing in ...

High Court: Fishing company granted order quashing Minister's decision to revoke aquaculture ...
15 June, 2017
Irish Legal News
The application for judicial review related to the purported termination of the aquaculture licence held by Murphy's in relation to the cultivation of ...

BioMar invests $119m in Ecuadorian shrimp feed company
14 June, 2017
FeedNavigator.com
BioMar Group is focusing on expanding into the Latin America shrimp feed market with the acquisition of the feed producer Alimentsa, says CEO.

Senegal: 7 Chinese trawlers pinned for illegal fishing off the Casamance coast
14 June, 2017
Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
(Ecofin Agency) - Seven Chinese trawling vessels have been arrested off the Casamance coast in the south western part of Senegal for illegal fishing.

Call for shake-up of Scottish west coast creel fisheries
14 June, 2017
BBC News
Their industry body has put a case to the Scottish government for trawlers to be banned from inshore waters. They have also asked that the trawlers' ...

Illegal fishing and politics is collapsing Ghana's Fishing Industry
14 June, 2017
News Ghana
He mentioned chemical fishing, light fishing and the use of unapproved nets as three major practices used by these fishing trawlers together with their ...

Shrimp exports see gradual fall
14 June, 2017
Financial Express Bangladesh
Shrimp exports from Bangladesh have been showing a downtrend since 2011-12 fiscal, Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque ...

Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Correction to the Initiation Notice of the 2016-2017 ...
14 June, 2017
Federal Register
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Correction to the Initiation Notice of the 2016-2017 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review. A Notice ...

Shanghai opens port for live seafood trade
13 June, 2017
Xinhua
SHANGHAI - A cargo vessel carrying more than 50 tonnes of king crabs from Russia arrived at the Hengsha port in Shanghai on ...

Major seafood firms unite to pledge ocean stewardship
13 June, 2017
edie.net
Nine major seafood companies, with a combined annual revenue of around £23bn, have committed to establish sustainable supply chains through the ...

Five arrested as officials seize 300 kilos of cocaine from Urk trawler
13 June, 2017
DutchNews.nl
Five people have been arrested after customs officials and police found 300 kilos of cocaine on board a Dutch trawler in the North Sea on Saturday,

Owner of Bremen lobster co-op expanding into aquaculture
13 June, 2017
Mainebiz
The new owner of the Bremen Lobster Pound Co-op is reintroducing aquaculture to the co-op's traditional function of being a base of operations for ...

Cermaq Says Aquaculture Is 'Key Part' Of Future Food Systems
13 June, 2017
ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine
Geir Molvik, CEO of Norwegian fish farming company Cermaq, has said that aquaculture will play a key role in transforming food systems.

Shellfish disease unlikely to become major threat to shrimp
12 June, 2017
Daily Comet
A shellfish killing disease discovered in crawfish ponds around Louisiana about a month ago isn't as likely to be a major threat to the shrimp ...

Prices of sea food in Kelantan rise during Ramadan
12 June, 2017
The Sun Daily
KOTA BARU: The prices of several wet items, especially fresh seafood have increased in Kelantan during Ramadan, believed to be due to lack of ...

Seafood exports at all-time high
12 June, 2017
The Hindu
The robust demand for frozen shrimp and fish helped Indian seafood export touch 11,34,948 tonnes worth $5.78 billion (Rs. 37,870.90 crore) during ...

Vietnam's seafood exports to US face tough recovery
12 June, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
Viet Nam's seafood exports to the United States reduced in the first five months, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and ...

Peru, Indonesia Put Their Fishing Information Online
12 June, 2017
Voice of America
Global Fishing Watch's website says seafood suppliers can find information on the boats from which they buy seafood and fishermen can show they

Vietnam becomes largest shrimp provider in South Korea
11 June, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
A year after the Vietnam - Republic of Korea (RoK) free trade agreement became operational, Vietnam is the largest shrimp supplier of the RoK, ...

Giant Eagle recalls select seafood items      RECALL
11 June, 2017
WTAE Pittsburgh
The recall is on Market District Toasted Crumb Tilapia (PLUs 09123 and 19123) , which is sold fresh from the seafood department. People who have ...

Sustainable Seafood Program Launches Across the US
11 June, 2017
LA Canyon News
UNITED STATES—The nonprofit culinary arts James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced the launch of its seafood sustainability program, Smart ...

Fishpeople Seafood Closes $12M Series B Funding Round With Lead Investment From Advantage ...
11 June, 2017
PerishableNews
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fishpeople Seafood, a mission-driven brand leader in sustainable and traceable seafood, announced today that it has closed a ...

Roche Bros. celebrates sustainability landmark
11 June, 2017
Supermarket News
In 2012, the company cleared another green hurdle when it announced a seafood traceability program called Sea Trace, which was launched in

Bahamas to Host of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers from Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific Jun ...
11 June, 2017
thebahamasweekly.com
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The Ministry of Agriculture & Marine Resources announced the Government of The Bahamas, along with the African, ...

New route to aquaculture careers
10 June, 2017
Fish Update
GRADUATES seeking a career in aquaculture now have a direct route into the sector, with the launch of a new collaboration between the Scottish ...

Catching deep sea fishing and aquaculture opportunities in India
10 June, 2017
FOOD Magazine - Australia
The Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu will provide A$300 million over the next three years to develop infrastructure for deep sea

Newly built trawler may get grounded by old law
10 June, 2017
Daily Astorian
The trawler, named America's Finest, is being built for the fishing company Fishermen's Finest by Dakota Creek Industries shipyard in Anacortes, ...

Ocean Wise goes from sustainable seafood program to global conservation initiative
10 June, 2017
Vancouver Sun
Already known to Canadians as the Vancouver Aquarium's sustainable seafood program, a news release Thursday announced that Ocean Wise had ...

Seafood processors relying more heavily on US workers
10 June, 2017
KDLG
Bristol Bay seafood processors are hiring for the 2017 salmon rush. Changes to the H-2B visa program have forced them to hire more workers from ...

Nothing fishy about these labels, says seafood-certifying group
10 June, 2017
CBC.ca
Buying fish at the grocery store seems simple, but around the world, about 30 per cent of fish and seafood is mislabelled, according to a group trying to ...

Illegal Chinese Trawlers Vanished from West Sea
9 June, 2017
The Chosun Ilbo
No Chinese trawlers have been seen fishing illegally in waters off Yeonpyeong Island in the West Sea since last month. They used to swarm these ...

Grieg Seafood says suspicion of infectious salmon anemia in Hammerfest
9 June, 2017
Reuters
Routine samples taken at Grieg Seafood Finnmark's fish at Tinnlandet in Hammerfest indicate suspicion of ISA. * The Norwegian Food Safety Authority ...

KONGSBERG Provides Integrated Vessel Concept for Pelagic Trawler Newbuild
9 June, 2017
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
The innovative FISHMASTER® from KONGSBERG will represent a completely new manner of operating an advanced trawler, combining vessel ...

Peru Commits to Publish Vessel Tracking Data through Global Fishing Watch
9 June, 2017
PR Newswire (press release)
"This technology platform, based on satellite data from fishing vessels to create a global vision of commercial fishing, enables anyone to follow fishing ...

Development in Aquaculture Feed Using Wine Waste
9 June, 2017
FoodIngredientsFirst
Assoc Prof Stone said one of the major challenges facing aquaculture was finding sustainable food sources that minimised the use of marine ...

Salmar set for world's first offshore fish farm
9 June, 2017
TheFishSite.com
Standing 68 m tall, and with a diameter of 110 m it has been hailed by the company as “the first step towards a new era in aquaculture” and a possible ...

Indonesia makes its fishing fleet visible to the world through Global Fishing Watch
8 June, 2017
Phys.Org
The new data being made public on the Global Fishing Watch public mapping platform reveals commercial fishing in Indonesian waters and areas of ...

Aquaculture Market is estimated to grow 242 billion USD by 2022 at a CAGR of 5.3%
8 June, 2017
Digital Journal
Aquaculture also called aqua farming, is the farming of aquatic organisms like fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants. It implies intervention in ...

2018 International Conference on Sustainable Global Aquaculture
8 June, 2017
Inomics
2018 International Conference on Sustainable Global Aquaculture (ICSGA 2018) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand during January 24-26, 2018.

Demand for frozen seafood raises exports
8 June, 2017
The Hindu
Robust demand for frozen shrimp and frozen fish helped Indian seafood exports touch 11,34,948 tonnes worth $5.78 billion (₹37, 870.90 crore) during ...

Tunisia: Aquaculture Industry Small but Growing
7 June, 2017
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
Tunisia's aquaculture production rose from a small 140 MT in 1987 to 15,200 MT in 2016, valued at $75 million, with long-term growth prospects of 10

ITC enters frozen foods market; launches frozen shrimps
7 June, 2017
Moneycontrol.com
ITC has been exporting shrimps and prawns for over 45 years, but now, it has taken the business to the next level. They are doing this by freezing ...

Aquaculture UK Conference 2017 - Stirling.
7 June, 2017
TheFishSite.com
In one weeks time you could be at the most comprehensive aquaculture conference in the UK in 2017. Mixing with colleagues from across the ...

Seafood Watch Upgrades Recommendation of ASC-Certified Farmed Salmon to 'Good Alternative'
6 June, 2017
PR Newswire (press release)
In an update to its Seafood Watch standards, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has today announced that farmed salmon, certified by the Aquaculture ...

Chinese shipbuilder delivers world's first semi-submersible aquaculture support vessel
5 June, 2017
Xinhua
WUHAN - A China shipbuilding firm on Saturday delivered the world's first semi-submersible aquaculture support vessel to ...

Hilo Fish Company issues mainland recall after hepatitis A found in frozen tuna     RECALL
4 June, 2017
KHON2
The tuna was distributed by Hilo Fish Company, and consists of frozen yellowfin tuna steaks from Sustainable Seafood Company in Vietnam, and ...

BioMar acquires South American shrimp feed manufacturer
3 June, 2017
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Today BioMar concluded an agreement on the acquisition of 70% of Ecuadorian shrimp feed manufacturer Alimentsa for about DKK 800 million.

Trawler freed from arrest in Russia
3 June, 2017
Views and News from Norway
A Norwegian trawler held in Murmansk for allegedly catching shrimp illegally in Russian waters was finally sailing home on Friday. The vessel Remøy ...

GAA Co-Sponsoring CAPPMA Expo, Summit
3 June, 2017
Global Aquaculture Alliance
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that it is once again co-organizing the third annual Asia-Pacific Aquaculture Expo and ...

Results of industry benthic monitoring of British Columbia marine finfish aquaculture sites
3 June, 2017
Open Government - Canada.ca
Fisheries and Oceans Canada requires operators of active marine finfish aquaculture sites in British Columbia to monitor for benthic (seabed) impacts.

Could Vietnam-style aquaculture work in coastal Louisiana? This LSU professor thinks so
2 June, 2017
NOLA.com
She's promoting aquaculture: human-made ponds to raise fish in captivity. "I think this would do more than restore the inshore fishery; it would ...

Fish farming, comprehensive aquaculture policy in Zim
2 June, 2017
The Herald
As Zimbabwe sets out to develop a fully-fledged fish farming industry, a number of initiatives can be adopted to grow the vast aquaculture potential of ...

Southeast commercial Dungeness crab fishery announced
2 June, 2017
Wrangellsentinel
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that the 2017/2018 commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Southeastern Alaska will be opening ...

Big fish in big trouble in Europe
2 June, 2017
Science Daily
The research team studied the status of commercial fish stocks all around Europe to assess the extinction risk of fish. The JRC contributed to the study ...

Thai-Japanese pact to fight illegal fishing
2 June, 2017
Bangkok Post
However, he said the fishing cooperatives already have effective measures to prevent illegal fishing in the region, adding all trawlers must be ...

Fish production in Davao Region reaches P2.7 billion
2 June, 2017
Sun.Star
Fish production in Davao Region reaches P2.7 billion ... juvenile fishes and other aquatic resources in the market and total ban of commercial fishing.

Russia to boost domestic aquaculture production
2 June, 2017
TheFishSite.com
Plans to establish a new aquaculture hub in the Russian region of Tatarstan have been revealed, as the country aims to compensate for the lack of ...

Spanish seafood partner for SFP
2 June, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has welcomed a new Spanish seafood partner, Jealsa Rianxeira S.A.U. Group, which operates out of ...

Six trawlers with 71 fishermen go missing
1 June, 2017
Financial Express Bangladesh
Some 71 fishermen along with six fishing trawlers of Kutubdia upazila of Cox's Bazar district and Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong district went ...

'New frontiers' in African aquaculture
31 May, 2017
Fish Update
THE first World Aquaculture Society (WAS) conference and exhibition to be held on the African continent will highlight the industry's potential to ...

$185K in state Senate budget for industry-based cod survey
31 May, 2017
Gloucester Daily Times
Researchers from the state Division of Marine Fisheries, working on commercial fishing boats, recently completed the first year of the random-area ...

How the popularity of sea cucumbers is threatening coastal communities
31 May, 2017
Science Daily
The "gold rush" style impacts of high-value fisheries exacerbate longer-term ... For the past 50 years, small-scale commercial fishing has been the ...

Hybrid puffer fish could cause food confusion in Japan
31 May, 2017
BBC News
A new hybrid species of puffer fish could end up on the plates of Japanese diners, with the risk that chefs not familiar with its anatomy may fail to ...

Scanship Holding ASA :Scanship bags new aquaculture contract for world's largest fish hatchery
30 May, 2017
Nasdaq
This is our third and largest contract in the aquaculture market, in which we see forward growth opportunities by applying our core technology for ...

Vietnamese boats seized for fishing in Thai waters
30 May, 2017
The Nation
Marine police in Narathiwat province on Monday confiscated four Vietnamese boats for allegedly operating commercial fishing in Thai waters without ...

Korean seafood going overseas
30 May, 2017
Korea Times
Foreign consumers are expected to find Korean seafood more easily than before, as the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries is seeking to diversify the ...

North Carolina shrimp catch soared to new record last year – why is a mystery
29 May, 2017
Virginian-Pilot
Freshly caught North Carolina shrimp is unloaded on a dock. ... North Carolina shrimp trawlers caught more of America's favorite seafood last year

Prawn prices fall, aqua farmers worried
29 May, 2017
The Hans India
Many farmers took up aquaculture for their livelihood as the prices were good from the beginning of the year and the weather favourable. As a result ...

Lanka imposes jail term for bottom trawling
29 May, 2017
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
A two-year jail term or a fine will be imposed on those found guilty of bottom trawling in Sri Lankan territorial waters, the government has decided.

Record shortage of squid a signal that stocks may not always last
28 May, 2017
Asahi Shimbun
Catches of "surume ika" (Japanese common squid), which were traditionally abundant in local waters, are currently at the lowest level in 30 years.

More border checks on seafood needed to curb fraud
28 May, 2017
SecuringIndustry.com
Almost a quarter of fish and seafood products arriving in one Italian port have been found to be mislabelled, a large-scale scientific analysis has ...

US suspicions worry Indian seafood exporters
28 May, 2017
Business Standard
New trouble is brewing for Indian seafood export, valued at $4.7 billion annually, with the United States taking 30 per cent of this. American Shrimp ...

Copper River managers proceed cautiously after big king salmon takes
27 May, 2017
Kenai Peninsula Online
Commercial fishing managers in Prince William Sound plan to continue opening the fishery, despite concerns about low king salmon returns to the ...

Brixham scoops Port of the Year title for second year running in national fishing awards
27 May, 2017
Devon Live
The 2017 Fishing News Awards, the UK's only commercial fishing industry awards programme, took place on Thursday evening at an event in

Lawsuit: Pacific Seafood violated federal anti-trust laws
27 May, 2017
Eureka Times Standard
A federal lawsuit filed by two Oregon seafood companies this week alleges that one of the West Coast's largest seafood companies, Pacific Seafood

Value of seafood landed in Scotland rose to 'record' £563m last year
27 May, 2017
insider.co.uk
The value of fish landed in Scotland rose 29 per cent last year to a record £563 million according to the latest statistics published by the Scottish ...

The Future of Fish Is Farmed
27 May, 2017
Bloomberg
Now, entrepreneurs, investors, and some environmentalists are beginning to coalesce around aquaculture as a potential long-term solution to the ...

FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish
27 May, 2017
Thomson Reuters Foundation
In 2015, world tilapia production, from both aquaculture and capture, amounted to 6.4 million tonnes, with an estimated value of USD 9.8 billion, and ...

Skretting sets sights on Central American shrimp
27 May, 2017
TheFishSite.com
Skretting is launching its feeds in Honduras and Nicaragua this week, in a bid to support the growing need for sustainable shrimp feeds in both these ...

Fresh awards to be launched at Aquaculture UK Conference
26 May, 2017
TheFishSite.com
One of the highlights of next month's inaugural Aquaculture UK Conference is set to be the relaunch of the former Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards.

Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Brazil, China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam
26 May, 2017
Federal Register
The Commission further determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil would not be likely to lead

Somali pirates captured Iranian fishing trawler off Qandala
26 May, 2017
Maritime Herald
Iranian fishing trawlet Somali pirates captured an Iranian fishing trawler to use it as a floating base for further attacks. The ocean-going dhow with a ...

PHL fisheries production up 1.16% in January to March
26 May, 2017
Business Mirror
During the three-month period, the output of commercial fisheries amounted to 220,259.81 MT, 2.5 percent higher compared to the 214,892.38 MT ...

DHL's fish freighter for Norwegian seafood logistics
26 May, 2017
Air Cargo News
DHL Global Forwarding is accelerating Norway's seafood supply chain by shipping live crabs and other seafood on dedicated weekly flights from Oslo

Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims
26 May, 2017
Reuters
Doctors wrap a child's burnt skin with sterilised tilapia fish skin at Dr. Jose Frota Institute in the northeastern costal city of Fortaleza, Brazil

 

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