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  • MSC works on bycatch mitigation tool

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is working with New England Aquarium to develop an online tool that will help share information and ideas about the mitigation and avoidance of unwanted catch. 24 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Eat your heart healthy with seafood

    Women can mitigate their risk of heart disease through a seafood-rich diet, according to results from a new pilot programme carried out by Seafood Nutrition Partnership. 21 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rebuilding the Atlantic cod stock

    Canada has announced the development of a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps. 21 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • European outrage at ICCAT results

    The results of the 14th International Conference for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) have been slammed by the EU fishing industry, which it says are “ill-thought out”. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Asian carp processing plant planned

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has announced that Riverine Fisheries International LLC plans to build a fish processing operation in Fulton County, Kentucky, USA. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New NFI Crab Council member

    The NFI Crab Council has welcomed Ocean Source Group as its latest member. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Farmed yellowtail kingfish FoS

    Yellowtail kingfish producer Clean Seas has been confirmed compliant with Friend of the Sea’s criteria for aquaculture at sea. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seaweed farming brings opportunities to Ireland

    Seaweed farming offers Ireland the opportunity to become a producer of one of the EU's fastest growing food categories that could boost Irish seafood sales by an additional €10m per year by 2020. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Akamalik’ reports great fishing

    Royal Greenland vessel Akamalik has reported great fishing using Vónin shrimp trawls. 20 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NEAFC makes improvements on shark management

    The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has adopted shark conservation measures, including a ‘fins-attached’ requirement, but has failed to agree on other commercial species like mackerel and herring. 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PEI lobster trap fishery certified

    The Prince Edward Island (PEI) lobster trap fishery has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace blocks S. Korean vessel

    Greenpeace is protesting against South Korea's "lack of control over its illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) activities" by blocking the departure of fishing vessel 'Insung 3' from Busan. 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Renewable energy from aquaculture

    Preparations are being made for an EU-funded trial that will test the feasibility of producing renewable energy from aquaculture and agriculture waste. 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Patagonian tootfish TAC increased

    The total allowable catch for Australia’s Patagonian toothfish has been increased by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA). 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Australia and China sign free trade agreement

    A free trade agreement has been signed between China and Australia in a deal that is Australia’s biggest-ever and that has taken a decade to finalise. 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICCAT bluefin tuna quota a cause for concern

    The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas’ (ICCAT) decision to approve 20% annual increases in catches over three years of Atlantic bluefin tuna has come under fire from conservationists. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture projects to receive Sea Pact grants

    Sea Pact has announced that the University of North Texas (UNT) and WWF-Chile are the recipients of the coalition’s third round of grants. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Absorbent crate liner added to Sea-Fresh range

    Sirane has added a new absorbent crate liner for seafood packaging to its Sea-Fresh range. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Salmon producer opts for Valka system

    Norwegian salmon producer Slakteriet AS has selected Icelandic company Valka AS to provide a complete grading and packing system for whole salmon, which includes automated ice dosing, labelling and box handling system. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ‘Benarkle II’ completed

    Macduff Shipyards Limited has completed the whitefish trawler ‘Benarkle II’ PD 400 for the Peterhead, UK, based Benarkle Partnership. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna broker FoS certified

    Taiwanese tuna broker F.C.F. Fishery Co. has achieved Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for a number of its purse seine fleets. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • All Tassal salmon farming operations ASC certified

    Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal has achieved Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for all of its salmon farming operations. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture