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  • Introducing ‘Flipper’

    Thyboron has described its new dual purpose ‘Flipper’ trawl door as the most versatile of all of its doors so far. 06 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Trawling has “negligible” effect on soft-bottom seafloor

    A groundbreaking new study recently conducted by California fishermen, The Nature Conservancy and CSU Monterey Bay indicates that bottom trawling only has a “negligible effect” on the seafloor and fish habitat in certain types of soft sea bottom. 06 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rallying for better shrimp quotas

    Representatives from all political parties in Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador are standing united with inshore harvesters, fish plant workers and business owners to seek better federal quota allocations for northern shrimp. 05 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Combating pirate fishing and slavery

    The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) hosted an event in Brussels last night examining the relationship between illegal fishing, overfishing and trafficked, forced and bonded labour in Thailand’s seafood industry. 05 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First Asian hotel offers certified seafood

    The Hilton Singapore has become the first hotel in Asia to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Chain of Custody certifications. 05 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • LED lights for bycatch reduction

    A research study by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission has found that attaching of a series of LED lights to the fishing line of a shrimp trawl can significantly reduce bycatch. 05 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Superchill causes aquaculture mortalities

    Three Cooke Aquaculture sites in Nova Scotia have reported fish mortalities from extreme cold water temperatures. 05 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Food product labels hiding the truth

    Trying to pass one fish off for another, inevitably cheaper, species is not the only way seafood customers are being deliberately cheated. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Calvisius Caviar remains Friend of the Sea

    Italy’s Agroittica Lombarda’s farmed sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus and Acipenser baerii), branded Calvisius Caviar, has passed its third full Friend of the Sea audit since approval in 2008, underlining its commitment to sustainability. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New tool to document the sustainability of fisheries

    A new tool to document the environmental impact and sustainability of cod and haddock fishing in the North Atlantic has been developed. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cod compromise reached in US

    A sector examination request to preserve 30 tonnes of cod in exchange for relaxing some of the Gulf of Maine cod Interim Management Measures enacted in November 2014 has been approved. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASL shortlisted for awards

    Scottish seafood specialist, Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL), has been shortlisted for two awards at the forthcoming Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards 2015. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Walmart sustainable shopping portal

    Walmart has announced the debut of its Sustainability Leaders shop, an online shopping portal on Walmart.com that helps customers identify and purchase products from suppliers that are leading in sustainability. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU-Morocco fisheries partnership strengthened

    European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella visited the Salon Halieutis fisheries event in Morocco in February to underline the importance of the fisheries partnership and cooperation between the EU and Morocco. 04 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ECsafeSEAFOOD developments

    Newly developed sensitive and rapid screening, detection and extraction methods for contaminants in seafood is set to improve safety in Europe. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish farming equipment supply

    Denmark’s AquaProcess is a newly established company offering solutions and equipment to the fish farming industry, providing everything from water-based antifouling to complete recirculated aquaculture systems (RAS) systems. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Weighing, packing and quality control solutions

    At Seafood Processing Global Ishida Europe will showcase some of its latest solutions in weighing, packing and quality control for fish applications. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • US scientists explore ecosystem-based management

    Scientists from throughout the United States met in Honolulu from 23-25 February to explore ways of incorporating climate, ecosystems and other of areas uncertainty into the sustainable management of US fisheries. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Perth Food and Drink Park open

    A new business park designed to strengthen Scotland’s food and drink sector is now open for occupation. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Pan-African project to focus on fish trade potential

    A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s great potential for increased trade in fish. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cargill invests $7.8m in feed production

    Cargill Mexico has inaugurated the $7.8 million dollar expansion of its animal feed facility in Tehuacán, Puebla, Mexico, as part of the celebrations for its 150th global anniversary and 50 years of operations in Mexico. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PNA to initiate full scale eCDS trials

    The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) have decided to initiate full-scale trials of an innovative catch documentation system (eCDS) for onboard fisheries observers in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. 03 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture