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  • IPNLF: Integrity of MSC under threat

    The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) is warning that the integrity of the MSC sustainability standard is under threat, due to the “flawed determination” to certify the Echebastar Indian Ocean purse seine skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna fishery. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Robotic gliders enhance ocean survey work

    The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has reached a major milestone, gathering the equivalent of five years of oceanographic data using robotic underwater Seagliders. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Zambian aquafeed mill

    Yalelo Ltd has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Famsun Co Ltd, formerly Muyang Co Ltd, to supply a new turn-key dedicated aquafeed mill in Zambia. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Is trawling is driving evolutionary change?

    Scientists at the University of Glasgow investigating whether commercial trawling is driving evolutionary change in fish have found that fitter fish are better at evading capture. 05 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MAIB accident stats reiterates need for training

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) says that the new Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) accident statistics underlines why fishermen should advantage of funded training. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Furuno increases investment in ENL

    Japan’s Furuno has increased its investment in New Zealand’s ENL to a total of 29.5% - an increase from the initial 10% announced in July 2014. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • A new research fund to be presented at Aqua Nor

    AWR’s objective is to secure a sustainable management of the living marine resources in the Antarctic, and to stimulate human understanding of the marine ecosystem and animal life in the region. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Industry gathers to safeguard Torres Strait

    The Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA), responsible for the management of commercial and traditional fishing in the Australian area of the Torres Strait, are set to meet this week to discuss the productive future of the Torres Strait. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafood farmers support call for new Aquaculture Act

    Canada’s seafood farmers and the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance are supporting the unanimous recommendations by the Senate Standing Committee of Fisheries and Oceans including the call for a new national Aquaculture Act, the first federal act of its kind in Canada. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Investment package for Slovenia

    The European Commission has adopted a key investment package for the Slovenian maritime, fisheries and aquaculture sectors worth €32.6m for the period 2014-2020. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First trout farm in Turkey ASC certified

    The first trout farm in Turkey has become certified against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council Trout Standard. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Omega-3 fatty acids may help cancer patients

    A new study by researchers at the University Hospitals of Leicester, UK, has found that adding omega-3 fatty acids to anti-tumor medications may improve treatment response and quality of life for cancer patients. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish jabs project set to deliver Scottish growth

    The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is co-funding a vaccination project to enhance the efficacy and welfare of cleaner-fish, which could boost production in the Scottish salmon industry. 04 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WSC to examine industry regulations

    The programme for this year’s World Seafood Congress (WSC) will include an in-depth examination of trade legislation and food safety regulations affecting the global seafood industry. 03 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Opposition against duty free exports for Norway

    Representatives of the Scottish Pelagic Processors Association (SPPA) are calling on the Scottish and UK Governments to oppose an agreement to allow Norway duty free exports of mackerel and herring to EU member countries. 03 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Industry takes action on IUU fishing

    The fight to put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is growing, with more countries ratifying an international agreement on ‘Port State Measures’. 31 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish concerns over Tunnel delays

    As migrants head for the UK, disruption to the Channel Tunnel continues and the Scottish seafood industry has raised concerns about the impact of delays on their businesses. 30 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Young’s working to save its Fraserburgh facility

    Young’s Seafood Ltd has held its third formal consultation meeting with staff at its Fraserburgh and Spey Valley facilities, following the announcement of the company’s intention to close them earlier this month. 30 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Bluefin tuna outlook worse than first thought

    It’s widely acknowledged that stocks of Pacific bluefin tuna are in a dire state, but now new analysis reveals the population may be in worse trouble than was first thought. 29 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK supermarkets disclose seafood sources

    Three major UK supermarkets are working to increase transparency over the sourcing of their seafood products as part of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP). 29 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FoS certification for sustainable tuna

    Global Frozen Food (Thailand) Co Ltd has obtained Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its skipjack and yellowfin tuna. 28 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thailand remains at tier-3 level in TIP report

    The US Department of State’s annual Trafficking in Persons report has been released and Thailand remains at tier-3 level for the second year. 27 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture