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  • Morgère to promote trawl doors at IceFish

    Morgère will be promoting its range of trawl doors at the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, which are proving popular with many Icelandic skippers for their versatility and consistently good catch rates. 26 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Macduff Shipyards secures £3.3m contract

    Macduff Shipyards Ltd has secured a £3.3 million order from Scottish Sea Farms. 26 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • $2.6m grant to improve fisheries data

    The University of British Columbia’s Sea Around Us project has received US$2.6 million from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to provide African and Asian countries with more accurate and comprehensive fisheries data. 22 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oceana website dedicated to Baltic data

    Oceana has launched a website to gather information on sick, dead and “disappearing” fish in the Baltic Sea in a bid to increase available knowledge and improve research and studies. 22 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Danish herring fishery enters MSC reassessment

    A North Sea herring fishery operated by the Danish Pelagic Producers Organisation (DPPO) has now entered Marine Stewardship Council reassessment, following its initial certification in 2009. 21 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish mussels take a starring role on BBC Horizon

    The environmentally friendly credentials of Scottish rope grown mussels were highlighted in a UK BBC Horizon programme screened on 20 August. 21 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Kiwis show their support for aquaculture

    A recent survey carried out by New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) revealed that 73% of New Zealanders have positive views of aquaculture and 91% think the country should look for sustainable growth opportunities. 21 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Trawleye revealed at Nor-Fishing

    Simrad introduced the innovative new Simrad PX Trawleye at Nor-Fishing 2014. 20 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture linked to poverty reduction

    International research organisation, WorldFish Center, has produced a report with the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies revealing evidence of aquaculture's link to poverty reduction. 20 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU lifts measures against Faroe Islands

    The European Commission has lifted measures set against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring, but the dispute continues. 20 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marel wins Innovation Award 2014

    Marel's FleXicut has won the 2014 Nor-Fishing Innovation Award. 20 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vacuum pumping better for trawl caught fish

    A collaborative experiment between Nofima and Nergård Havfiske AS has shown that pumping from the trawl’s cod-end is gentler for the fish than lifting the complete catch onto the deck. 20 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Environment award presented at Nor-Fishing

    The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries Environment Prize for 2014 was awarded to the company Nofir AS during the first day of Nor-Fishing. 20 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC passes 1000 certified products milestone

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has announced that more than 1000 products carrying the ASC logo are now available across 37 countries. 19 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ASC certified pangasius now in Hong Kong

    Seafood shoppers in Hong Kong can now buy Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified fish in their local supermarket following Market Place by Jasons’ launch of ASC labelled responsibly farmed pangasius in its stores. 19 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Women dominate Nor-Fishing

    For the first time in the history of the exhibition, Nor-Fishing 2014 was officially opened by a female member of the Norwegian royal family, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway. 19 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Oceana calls for expanded Balearic protection

    Oceana is calling for expanded marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Balearics to defend the islands from the threat of oil drilling. 19 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New fish vaccine to protect tilapia

    MSD Animal Health (Merck Animal Health) has introduced a new fish vaccine to help protect tilapia and other fish against the biotype 1 strain of Streptococcus agalactiae. 19 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish showcase in Japan

    Scottish producers are coming together for the first time this week to showcase Scottish seafoods at the Japanese Seafood Expo. 19 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New ethics working group

    The UK seafood industry has united in favour of a new all-stakeholder working group set up in response to unethical practices within the global seafood market. 18 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NAFO reports on fisheries management

    The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) has released a report on a recent meeting of its working group on the ecosystem approach framework to fisheries management. 18 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MSC ‘first’ for North Atlantic blue whiting

    A group of Dutch, German, French, English, Lithuanian, Danish and Irish pelagic fisheries has entered the first North Atlantic blue whiting fishery into Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment. 15 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture