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  • World’s first MSC redfish fishery

    The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish fishery has become the first Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified golden redfish fishery in the world, following a 17 month assessment. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Mackerel agreement welcomed

    Scottish fishermen have welcomed the decision at the European Fish Council to give the fishing fleet the facility to bank up to 25% of this year’s mackerel quota so as to mitigate the impact of Russian trade sanctions. 14 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Yooji’s restaurants offer sustainable sushi

    A Zurich-based chain of sushi restaurants now offer Friend of the Sea-certified sustainable tuna harvested from the waters of the Maldives and Philippines. 13 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scottish group release sustainable handbook

    The Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG) recently introduced a new handbook to help vessels protect endangered, threatened and protected species of skates and rays. 10 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • High Liner acquires salmon importer

    Leading North American frozen seafood company, High Liner Foods, has acquired an Atlantic salmon importer with a view to doubling its sales in salmon products. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Glycerine - a viable marine fuel

    Marine South East’s ‘GLEAMS’ (Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability) project has concluded that glycerine is a viable, extremely clean alternative marine fuel. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • £6m funding boost for aquaculture research

    The UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has announced that £6m of funding is now available to deliver bioscience and environmental science research projects that address key priorities in aquaculture. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish and Chip Awards 2015

    The UK’s top 10 fish and chip shops were announced earlier this week, as they prepare to battle it out for the ‘Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year’ award as part of Seafish’s National Fish and Chip Awards 2015. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scotland’s Wild Fisheries Review

    Scotland’s Wild Fisheries Review, which aims to ensure that the management of Scotland’s wild fisheries is fit for purpose in the 21st century, has been published this week. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Chilean company wins GAA award

    Rodrigo Prado, a civil engineer and director of USONIC Ltda. in Puerto Montt, Chile, has been announced as the winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • CSIRO appoints new chief executive

    Dr Larry Marshall has been appointed the new chief executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EC closes Irish sea lice investigation

    The European Commission has closed the EU Pilot Investigation into the potential impact of sea lice on wild salmon stocks in Ireland. 09 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Anchovies achieve FoS certification

    Pesce Azzurro Cefalù anchovies have successfully gained Friend of the Sea sustainable fisheries certification. 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Funding announced for salmon facility upgrades

    The Government of Canada is providing $34.2 million over five years to upgrade and renew salmon hatcheries and spawning channels operated by the federal government under the Salmonid Enhancement Program (SEP). 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EU launch for Tristan Lobster

    The unique Tristan Lobster is about to be launched into the European hotel, restaurant and catering, and sustainability-minded retail sectors. 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Milford Fish Docks in line for revamp

    Wales’ largest fishing port, Milford Fish Docks, is set for an extensive redevelopment that is expected to revitalise the town’s heritage, which has links to the fishing industry going back 125 years. 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New CEO for Havfisk

    Webjørn Barstad will take up his new position as CEO of Norway’s Havfisk in January 2015. 08 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Multiannual fisheries management proposal

    The European Commission (EC) has proposed multiannual fisheries management for the Baltic Sea in order to help increase predictability for fishermen and ensure high and sustainable catches. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • More PFDs to English and Welsh fishermen

    UK safety supplier Ocean Safety will continue to supply Mullion Compact PFDs (personal flotation devices) to Seafish, after the application for further funding was successful. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Commission calls for deep-sea fishing decrease

    The European Commission has proposed a decrease in deep-sea fishing in EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for 2015-16, in a bid to protect vulnerable species. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fusion Marine appoints operations manager

    Fish farming equipment manufacturer Fusion Marine has appointed Chris Jones as the company’s new operations manager, in a move to further boost business growth. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Greenpeace protests against ‘illegal’ vessel

    Greenpeace is accusing the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant water fleet. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture