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  • ICES releases food web advice

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has released advice to the European Commission on marine food web indicators. 23 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AquaGen identifies IPN resistance gene

    The gene responsible for Infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) resistance in salmon has been identified by Norwegian biologists at AquaGen. 20 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Long John Silver’s endorses BAP

    The US seafood restaurant chain, Long John Silver’s, is the latest retailer to become a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market endorser. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Strapping machine for Marine Harvest

    Gordian Strapping has supplied a StraPack RQ-7000MV18 fully automated stainless steel strapping machine to Marine Harvest at its salmon processing plant in Co. Donegal, Ireland. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • President Obama tackles IUU fishing

    US President Barack Obama is enhancing the tools available to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud in the United States. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Canadian Filet-O-Fish MSC certified

    Filet-O-Fish served by McDonald’s Canada are now 100% certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Call for Oceana to retract bycatch report

    The US Regional Fishery Management Council Coordination Committee has recommended that environmental group Oceana retracts its March 2014 report on fisheries bycatch, as it contains errors and was not independently verified. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Leonardo DiCaprio donates to ocean protection

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded Oceana a $3 million grant aimed at protecting threatened ocean habitat and marine species, and has donated an additional $7 million to ocean conservation projects over the next two years. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture diagnostics in Asia

    International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened its state-of-the-art aquaculture diagnostic facility in Bangkok, Thailand. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PNG unveils electronic catch system

    Papua New Guinea’s National Fisheries Authority (NFA) has unveiled a new initiative to implement a state-of-the-art electronic catch documentation system (eCDS) for onboard fisheries observers. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Carrefour rejects Thai prawns

    Following a recent exposé by British newspaper the Guardian, French retailer Carrefour has stopped buying prawns from Thai supplier CP Foods. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Nigerian joint venture

    Nutreco has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with Durante, a leading supplier of fish feed in Nigeria and an already existing distribution partner. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • GAA and CAPPMA sign MoU

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), in which they will work collaboratively to advance responsible aquaculture in China and globally through the exchange of information and research. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Illegal driftnet fishing returns to Morocco

    Marine conservation organisation, Oceana, has revealed that illegal driftnet fishing has returned to Tangiers, Morocco, despite it being phased out in 2010. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thailand votes against ILO Protocol

    Thailand has become the only government to vote against the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) strengthening of an existing international treaty on forced labour. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna and swordfish are FoS

    Friend of the Sea (FoS) has recertified yellowfin tuna from Ceylon Fresh Seafood (Pvt) Ltd, and has certified swordfish from the same company for the first time. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK port investment

    Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) is investing £40million in the town’s harbour, and has announced the awarding of two key contracts for the design and management work. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Video technology to measure groundfish stocks

    The Port of New Bedford has released a plan to revitalise the Northeast's struggling groundfish fishery and its number one recommendation calls for expanded use of video survey technology in groundfish assessments. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Bedford revitalisation

    America's most valuable commercial fishing port, the Port of New Bedford, has released a plan to revitalise the Northeast's struggling groundfish fishery and to expand the port's overall functionality. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New feed barge contracts

    Norway Royal Salmon ASA group and related company Wilsgård Fiskeoppdrett AS have ordered five AC450 feed barges from AKVA group ASA. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES releases Arctic advice

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has released advice for Arctic and Northwestern fish stocks. 17 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PV3 trawl door redfish fishing trial

    Preliminary sea trials by a Canadian fishing vessel using PV3 trawl doors from France based Morgère has resulted in a positive catch of nearly 40 tonnes of redfish on fishing grounds off Nova Scotia. 17 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture