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Gill net ban for bass proposed
Proposals to ban bass fishing with gill nets are causing concern among fishermen in southern England, who see their livelihoods under serious threat as one of the last fisheries open to them could be closed. 02 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Ewing spells out clarity on quotas
Rural Economy Fergus Ewing has announced that the way fisheries quotas are allocated will remain unchanged once the devolution of new fisheries powers is confirmed. 02 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Quiet on herring grounds
Things are quiet on the herring grounds west of Iceland at present. Now those who still have quotas to catch are expected to switch to blue whiting in Faroese waters while there is little herring to be seen in amounts worth catching. 01 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
ISSF calls for better measures to protect bigeye tuna
Reducing catches of bigeye tuna and using non-entangling FADs to protect sharks are among the changes advocated for Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) fisheries by the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). 01 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New diagnostic detects Atlantic salmon disease
Scientists from the University of Glasgow have discovered a ‘simple test’ to help the diagnosis of a significant disease which affects Atlantic salmon. 01 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Canada’s largest herring fishery achieves MSC certification
Canada's 4VWX purse seine herring fishery in the Bay of Fundy area has become the third and largest Canadian herring fishery to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. 30 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scots fishing industry lobbies MPs on Brexit outcomes
With MPs due to debate the future of the UK fishing industry in the House of Commons on 1st December, the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is underlining the real opportunity for sustainable economic growth that Brexit can deliver for coastal communities. 30 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sunderland Marine's three decades of aquaculture insurance
Sunderland Marine is marking 30 years of insuring fish farms which is significantly longer than other global insurers in the aquaculture sector. 30 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
PNA to Tuna Commission: Enforce high seas fishing measures
The head of the Parities to the Nauru Agreement fisheries block said the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) should focus on controlling fishing on the high seas. 29 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
UK federations adopt united stance
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) have delivered a joint stance in relation to forthcoming Brexit negotiations. 28 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Money well spent
Agnar Lyng is more than simply a fishing vessel owner. He has built a hard-earned reputation across the Norwegian and international fishing industry as a shrewd businessman who knows what he is talking about. So when he gives an opinion on the products or services of any company, people take notice, reports Cormac Burke. 28 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
UK type approves inshore VMS
The UK Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has provided type approval for Marine Instruments’ i-VMS system after it has met all the technical requirements set by the British government. 25 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MEPs end days at sea for cod fisheries
Parliament have updated its regulation to remove limits on the number of days a vessel can spend in a fishing area and thus remove all obstacles to comply with the landing obligation in full. 24 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mermaid Marine’s JCB workhorse
The Mermaid and Ford names are inextricably linked, as for more than forty years UK-based Mermaid Marine marinised and supplied Ford diesel engines for commercial and leisure use, and there are thousands of Ford engines in use across Europe and beyond that have their origins in Mermaid Marine’s Poole workshops. 23 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Innovation meets investment
The Aquaculture Innovation Challenge will be started by the Seafood Trad Intelligence Portal, Fresh Studio and Solidaridad on 6 December. 23 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seismic surveys kill scallops
The effects of seismic survey acoustics on adult rock lobsters and scallops has been investigated by the University of Tasmania. 22 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
NEAFC adopts measures for 2017
The conversation and management measures for 2017 were adopted at the recent 35th Annual Meeting of the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC). 21 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Progress on EU-Mauritania Fisheries Partnership
The Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the EU and Mauritania has made another step forward after a Joint Committee, held at the initiative of the EU, took place in Nouakchott, Mauritania. 18 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cefas projects in UK overseas territories
A £228,500 Darwin Plus grant has been announced to support UK overseas territories in the Caribbean manage their marine fisheries and develop their fisheries in a sustainable manner. 17 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sanford’s move from volume to value
Sanford Limited has announced a 152% increase in net profit after tax to $34.7m. 17 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture