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  • Science update for Oz pelagic fishery

    New science for the Commonwealth Small Pelagic Fishery (SPF) has been released, which will help determine the total allowable catch limit for the 2015-16 seasons. 09 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Hy-Vee meets sustainability goal

    US-based supermarket chain, Hy-Vee Inc., is committing to providing responsibly sourced and traceable seafood for the second year in a row. 06 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Hand-held device to fight seafood fraud

    A new handheld device developed by the University of South Florida is set to help beat seafood labelling fraud – a problem causing US fishermen and consumers an estimated US$25bn a year. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Using plants to produce fish feed

    Scotland’s University of Stirling is using genetically modified plants to replace fish oil in fish feeds with the aim of preserving wild fish stocks and maintaining nutritional value of farmed fish for humans. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Safety device gains European approval

    UK marine communication and safety specialist Ocean Signal has announced the receipt of European certification approval for its rescueME MOB1, which confirms all the relevant requirements have been satisfied for a life-saving product. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine farming and artificial islands

    Last January I went to a conference, which took place at the University of Haifa, Israel. It was dedicated to examining the option of artificial islands (‘artlands’) in an Israeli context. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Processors cheating at the request of customers

    On the last day of 2014, the Vietnamese government announced that it was delaying the implementation of Decree No 36 until next year, following a petition by pangasius processors. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Implementing the CFP

    Adrian Tatum reports on the implementation of the CFP, over a year on from its conception. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Fish tagging develops in Pacific Northwest

    Tracking fish and understanding how they swim through hydroelectric dams is set to get easier thanks to a new injectable acoustic fish tag. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Exclusive: Q&A with Karmenu Vella

    In an exclusive interview with Jason Holland for World Fishing & Aquaculture, Karmenu Vella, the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs & Fisheries, discusses enforcement of the Common Fisheries Policy, the benefits of boosting EU aquaculture and much more. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Netherlands bottom trawl survey

    The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) 74m research vessel RV Endeavour has been mobilised to perform Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS) operations in the North Sea under the auspices of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AKVA launches new digital communication system

    AKVA group has launched Akvasmart Digital CAP (Cage Access Point) - a new digital wireless communication system that links fish farm cages to the feed barge. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • GAA signs MoU with VNPA

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Viet Nam Pangasius Association (VNPA). 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Irish minister urged to help mussel farmers

    The Irish Shellfish Association has put a strong case to Minister Simon Coveney outlining the severe crisis in the mussel production sector in west Cork and Kerry as a result of highly unusual algal blooms this winter. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Seafish head to global Seafood Summit

    UK authority, Seafish, will play a key role at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New Orleans to talk about the issues surrounding responsible sourcing and ethics in the seafood supply chain. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • King mackerel fishery closes 5 Feb

    The southern subzone of the Gulf of Mexico will be closed to commercial hook-and-line fishing for king mackerel from 12:01am on 5 February 2015, as the commercial quota of 551,448 pounds for this subzone has be reached. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Atlantic menhaden assessment

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has received the completed 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Benchmark Stock Assessment which finds that the menhaden fishery has less of an impact now than in its modern history. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Diesel-electric prototype under construction

    The prototype of diesel-electric trawler ‘Arpege’ is now under construction at Socarenam shipyard in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France, after 18 months of studies and development. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New BAP programme to improve aquaculture

    A new programme is being launched by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) to help aquaculture farmers achieve Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NOAA satellites help rescue 240 people last year

    NOAA’s fleet of weather satellites helped save 240 people last year from potentially life-threatening situations throughout the United States and its surrounding waters. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK supermarkets urged to sell more sustainable fish

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has said that UK supermarkets need to step up to the mark to make it easier for their customers to buy sustainable seafood. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • VMS terminal grants

    The UK Marine Management Organisation is now accepting applications for replacement Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) terminals for English fishing vessels over 15m. 03 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture