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  • Project Fish SCALE awarded

    The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ongoing integration of forensic science as a way of combating seafood fraud and mislabelling is paying off. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New initiative to grow Ghana

    Norwegian aquaculture company, MoreFish AS, is teaming up with Nofima and Norwegian Veterinary Institute to transfer knowledge and technology to Ghana with the aim of strengthening West African aquaculture. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Sea Pact chairman

    Sea Pact has elected Guy Dean as the new chairman for its advisory council. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New plate uses 25-50% less refrigerants

    DSI is introducing a specially designed horizontal plate that uses 25-50% less refrigerants, without reducing freezing time. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Annual economic fleet survey launched

    UK authority Seafish has launched its 11th annual economic survey of the UK fishing fleet. 30 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Protecting the North-East Atlantic

    At the recent OSPAR Commission meeting in Oostende, Belgium, a key step was taken to further protect the North-East Atlantic by the adoption of recommendations to conserve a further three species and one habitat in the ocean. 29 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Advances in aquatic animal tracking research

    Advances in aquatic animal tracking over the past 30 years has broadened our knowledge of movements, migrations, interactions and survival, according to a new paper. 26 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 'State of Europe's Seas' report

    Human activities and climate change are threatening the productivity of European seas as well as our wellbeing, according to the new European Environment Agency (EEA) report. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC and ASC sign MOU

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further collaboration for partners handling both ASC and MSC certified products. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna fisheries update

    The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its annual report - Driving Change through Collaboration – outlining the progress and achievements for tuna sustainability in 2014. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WWF: Tuna fishery certification is impossible

    WWF has said it believes that the Echebastar Indian Ocean purse-seine tuna fishery cannot be certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable fisheries yet, due to increasing catch levels of yellowfin tuna and the lack of any effective control of fishing effort by management. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Job creation in South Africa

    Masifundise, the NGO for fishing communities in South Africa, and Coastal Links South Africa are embarking on a project that aims to create 2,000 jobs in 20 fishing communities, over the next three years. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Increase in marine litter

    Scientists from CCMAR (University of the Algarve) and Oceana have found an abundance of litter in the São Vicente submarine canyon, located in the south west of Portugal. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Challenging new frontiers’ theme for fisheries conference

    The themes for the International Institute of Fisheries, Economics and Trade (IIFET) 2016 conference have been announced. 25 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Kleven to build two new stern trawlers

    Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has signed a contract with DFFU - subsidiary of Icelandic seafood company Samherji - to build two stern trawlers of Rolls-Royce’ NVC 374 WP design. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • RSPCA Assured label replaces Freedom Food

    The new RSPCA Assured ethical food label is replacing the organisation’s existing label, Freedom Food. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Indoor dried stockfish research

    New research has been carried out by Nofima to find out whether indoor dried stockfish can be produced at a more consistent high quality than outdoor dried stockfish. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ecometrica develops sustainable app

    UK-based Ecometrica is joining forces with scientists at Edinburgh Napier University to develop an app that will help world governments ensure their economic growth is ecologically sustainable. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Young’s loses Sainsbury’s contract

    Young’s Seafood has confirmed that it has lost its salmon processing contract with UK supermarket Sainsbury’s. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New ice plant for Indian harbour

    Puducherry Fishing Harbour at Thengaithittu in India is being reconstructed and modernised, under the World Bank-funded Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project. 24 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Understanding spatial structure

    New research published in the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Science Series highlights the importance of understanding spatial structure and meta-population fish stocks when assessing fishery sustainability. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Channel scallop deal secured

    Over 700,000 extra kilowatt days at sea have been secured for UK fishermen under the Western Waters Regime for the whole of 2015. 23 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture