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  • Indian fish on verge of extinction

    Iconic Indian freshwater fish, the humpback mahseer, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth University in the UK and St Albert’s College in Kochi, India. 14 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Big plans for Russian fishing industry

    Alexander Tkachev, Russia’s newly appointed Minister of Agriculture, plans to implement a package of reforms in the country’s fishing industry, reports Eugene Gerden. 14 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sweden’s first MSC certified zoo

    Skansen zoo in Stockholm has become the first in Sweden to achieve the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 14 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish haddock certification

    Scottish haddock fishermen are hoping to extend their MSC certified status through to 2020, as scientists gathered to examine the fleet’s performance on Tuesday. 14 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Nigerian vessel detained in Malaysia

    A Nigerian-registered vessel has been seized in Malaysia and around 330 tonnes of illegally-fished toothfish confiscated from it. 14 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The role of women in the seafood industry

    A new report aims to increase the consciousness of business leaders and policy makers about the value that women bring to the seafood industry and not to overlook them when making new investments or taking on new projects. 13 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New polar research vessel ‘Kronprins Haakon’

    The new ‘RV Kronprins Haakon’ - the first Norwegian icebreaker built for polar research - will begin regular science cruises in 2017. 13 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Arctic cod spawned and hatched in captivity

    NOAA Fisheries scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Centre have developed a deeper understanding of cod development after successfully growing Artic cod in the laboratory. 13 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Industry welcomes FAD limits

    A new policy agreeing to limit the number of Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) that can be used by any one vessel has been welcomed by the EU tuna fishing industry. 13 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PEI mussel industry back to full production

    The Prince Edward Island mussel industry is back to full production, following an unprecedented winter. 13 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • WWF objection over MSC certification

    WWF has objected over the Echebastar Indian Ocean purse-seine tuna fishery being certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard because it says it has no control over fishing levels and a dwindling fish stock. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Damen delivers customised barge for Norwegian aquaculture support

    FSV Group has taken delivery of a customised 41-metre Damen barge which will provide a range of services to the Norwegian aquaculture industry. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Cromaris achieves FoS and GLOBALG.A.P.

    Croatia’s Cromaris is the first company to use the Friend of the Sea (FoS) logo in combination with the GLOBALG.A.P. Number as part of the certification agreement. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Salmon vaccine launched in UK and Ireland

    MSD Animal Health (Merck Animal Health) has introduced AQUAVAC® PD3, a single-injection vaccine that protects against the three main pathogens affecting salmon in the UK and Ireland. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenland fisheries certified

    Greenland’s cod, haddock and saithe fishery has become the country’s first to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for finfish. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish updates fishing methods publication

    UK authority Seafish has published its new ‘Basic Fishing Methods’, a popular publication which details the various fishing methods used by commercial fishermen catching seafood in the UK. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Artificial reefs home to 50 fish species

    The number of fish species recorded at Western Australia’s first trial artificial reefs has more than quadrupled in two years, 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fuller’s joins Sustainable Seafood Coalition

    Today Fuller’s Inns joins the Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) as its first new member since the launch of the sourcing and labelling codes in September 2014. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Vietnamese tuna and swordfish FoS certified

    Nha Trang Bay Joint Stock Company has achieved Friend of the Sea certification. 12 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sea scallop research

    NOAA Fisheries Service and the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) have announced that 10 research projects have been selected for support through the Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) program. 11 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Net Systems adds purse seine net loft

    Net Systems on Bainbridge Island, Washington State, USA, has taken over the Purse Seine Net Department for Marco Global. 11 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Twin rig brings benefits

    Over the last eight years, the Notus Trawlmaster net monitoring system has been installed on over 200 vessels across the UK and Ireland. One of the main reasons for its popularity is that the Trawlmaster system was specifically designed for twin-rigging. 11 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture