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  • Presidential Task Force issues recommendations

    The US Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud has released its recommendations to the President for a comprehensive framework to combat IUU fishing and seafood fraud. 18 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy 2014 launched

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government has released the Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy 2014. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Merry Christmas from World Fishing & Aquaculture

    All the very best wishes for a happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year from everyone at World Fishing and Aquaculture. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cost relief for US West Coast fishermen

    The ‘Revitalising the Economy of Fisheries in the Pacific Act (REFI Pacific Act)’ has been passed in the US Senate, providing cost relief to fishermen along the US West Coast. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • US fishery begins MSC assessment

    The US Acadian redfish, haddock and pollock otter trawl fishery has entered the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) assessment process. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Pelagic fleets join blue whiting assessment

    Two new pelagic fishing groups have joined the multinational MSC assessment for North Atlantic blue whiting. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Positive discussion on fisheries policy

    A delegation of representatives from the international fishing sector have met with the new European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, to discuss pressing issues affecting the industry. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Reaction to Fish Council outcomes

    Fishing quotas for 2015 in the Atlantic, North Sea and Black Sea were decided at the EU Fisheries and Agriculture Council on Tuesday – and have received a mixed reaction from the industry. 17 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tracking fish populations

    A new online database to track fish populations aims to help fishermen and fisheries managers to adapt as the oceans get warmer. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Newlyn Harbour's new ice plant

    The new 100 ton ice plant at Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall, England, has been delivering hundreds of tons of dry and sub-cooled flake ice to the fishing fleet every week since it was completed in mid-2014. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Four countries warned

    The European Commission has warned the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines that they risk being identified as non-cooperating countries in the fight against illegal fishing. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Asian connection finalised

    The Association of International Seafood Professionals (AISP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, with the aim of professionalising the seafood development of the aquaculture industry and supply chain in the region. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $1.5m for BC salmon research

    The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) is investing $1.5m over the next five years to learn more about BC’s coastal environment, particularly concerning wild and farmed salmon interaction. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustaining aquaculture as ASC continues to grow

    The aquaculture industry is moving towards a sustainable future with the help of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) which has seen the number of certified farms in its programme double in the last year alone. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Damanaki Global Oceans Program leader

    Maria Damanaki, former EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, is joining The Nature Conservancy as Global Managing Director for Oceans. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Garat confirmed as Europêche president for two more years

    At Europêche’s general assembly it was confirmed that Javier Garat will continue his role as president of the association for another two years. 16 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • A novel way of assessing fish stocks

    New research by the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and funded by NERC may have found a promising new method of assessing fish stocks by using bioluminescence. 15 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $200k investment in Canadian cod processing

    Canadian cod and groundfish processing company, Icewater Seafoods, is investing in new equipment to help boost product yield and quality after receiving CAD$200,000 from the Provincial Government. 15 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • First 3D images of Tasmanian sea floor

    Hydrographers onboard Australia’s new Marine National Facility research vessel, ‘Investigator’, have created the first 3D images of the ocean floor around Tasmania. 12 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New deep freezer purse seiner

    French boatbuilder, Piriou has delivered a new 80m tuna deep freezer purse seiner to new owner Sapmer – its eighth so far for the operator. 11 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oil and gas and fishing industries come together

    Australia’s oil and gas and commercial fishing, aquaculture and seafood associations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate better cooperation, communication and consultation between the industries. 11 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Project to combat IUU fishing

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking proposals for technical assistance, services and goods for "The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership". 11 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture