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  • $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

  • EU underlines importance of UNCLOS

    The international community must continue to work together towards the sustainable use of oceans, to promote sustainable development, and to face up to the major threats confronting our marine environment. 11 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK lobbies for a fair deal

    Ahead of this year’s December Council the UK government has said that it will lobby hard to deliver a fair deal for the fishing industry. 11 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marel prepares for new EU labelling legislation

    Marel is helping fish processers comply with the new EU food label requirements coming into force this month with its new Innova Labelling software. 11 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding boost for Scotland

    Almost £160,000 in government funding is being given to four Scottish fisheries projects that aim to improve understanding of inshore fish stocks and reduce unwanted catches. 10 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Spanish collaboration to combat illegal fishing

    For the first time, the Spanish government, industry and NGOs are joining together in a collaboration to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. 10 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace questions future of Pacific tuna

    Greenpeace is urging tuna traders and investors to “start behaving ethically” to ensure a sustainable future for the stock and market after Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) talks failed. 10 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Wild salmon review published

    According to the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s (SFP) annual review of the state of wild salmon fisheries, half of wild-caught salmon come from ‘well or reasonably’ managed fisheries, the other half from fisheries that need ‘significant improvements’. 10 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fund to support fishing in Pacific island nations

    The Republic of China (Taiwan) has established the Chinese Taipei Trust Fund, a special fund of US$2 million to be spent over five years to assist the fishing industries of developing nations, particularly Small Island Developing States. 10 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • CTI withdraws application

    The China Tuna Industry Group (CTI) Holding Limited has officially withdrawn its IPO application from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. 10 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New fishing model developed

    A new model has been developed by economists at two universities in the US which could help fishermen make more money while reducing the risk of fishery depletion. 09 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scallop relationship formed

    A new supply relationship has been agreed between Morgère and Reid Scallop Gear to benefit French scallop fishermen. 09 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU and Norway agree North Sea TACs

    The EU and Norway have reached an arrangement for the 2015 management of shared fish stocks in the North Sea. 09 Dec 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture