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  • Call for support for communities struck by Ebola

    The World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) has called for accelerated action to support West African communities devastated by the scourge of Ebola. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture can grow faster, says FAO

    A new report says that fish farming will likely grow more than expected in the coming decade, offering a chance for improved nutrition for millions of people. 18 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Atlantic bluefin tuna: counting the numbers

    A new US$145,694 grant is being used to design and carry out the first autonomous aerial vehicle surveys of Atlantic bluefin tuna that will help provide regional estimates of their numbers. 17 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Clumps to optimise performance

    Twin-rig fishing is a very popular and effective fishing technique, but to be successful it is essential to keep the central wire between the two trawls close to the seabed so as to optimise fishing performance. 13 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New vessel design to be unveiled

    Naval architect Jensen Maritime and shipbuilder Vigor will unveil designs for a new 352ft fishing vessel at the Pacific Maritime Expo. 13 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Icelandic marine industry generates up to 30% of GDP

    According to a new report published by the Iceland Ocean Cluster, ocean industries generate 25-30% of Iceland's gross domestic product and between 15-20% of employment. 13 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New processing factory in Namibia

    A new state-of-the-art horse mackerel processing factory has opened at Walvis Bay in Namibia. 13 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Three new trawlers for Pingtan

    Chinese fishing company Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. has announced the recent delivery of three newly-built fishing vessels. 13 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New scallop dredge monitoring system

    The world’s first wireless monitoring system for scallop dredges has been introduced – and data from one vessel indicated a 22% increase in catch. 12 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Next step for shark and ray conservation

    Member countries at the Conference of Parties (CoP) agreed to grant strict protection to 21 species of sharks and rays under the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). 12 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New landing craft for SSC

    The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has added a new landing craft to its fleet of vessels. 12 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Call to eradicate shark finning

    Cepesca and Oceana have called upon the 49 Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) to close legal loopholes that still allow some fleets to carry out illegal finning of sharks. 12 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Omega-3 may alleviate stress in farmed fish

    Adding unsaturated fatty acids to feed may make farmed pike perch hardier and better able to cope with stress, according to new DTU research. 12 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • No ISA on Canadian west coast

    A two-year intensive testing initiative by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has found no evidence of infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) or infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) in wild salmon on the west coast of Canada. 12 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Deep-sea stocks pushed to the limit

    Fishing opportunities for deep-sea species for 2015 and 2016 have been reduced by the Council of Fisheries Ministers of the European Union, but for 63% of stocks, catch limits have been set higher than scientifically advised. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Morgère trawl doors for Canadian skippers

    Morgère has sold five sets of PV3 trawl doors over the last few months to Canadian east coast skippers, who are finding the equipment ideal for their local fisheries. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Record month at Plymouth Fisheries

    Plymouth Fisheries, England’s second largest fresh fish market based at Sutton Harbour, reported record landings for October, with the unseasonably warm weather late into the year thought to be one reason behind the increase. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Consumers show increasing appetite for sustainable seafood

    New independent research conducted on behalf of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) shows that consumers are increasingly looking for fish products from a sustainable source, and that ecolabels give credibility to these claims. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • McDonald’s Brazil to only serve MSC certified seafood

    McFish sandwiches served in McDonald’s restaurants in Brazil will carry the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) ecolabel, starting this month. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scots call for common sense

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is calling for a common sense approach to the consultation on the management of 11 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scotland. 11 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Countries vote to protect bluefin tuna

    A joint proposal by the United States, Mexico and Japan to reduce the catch limit of Pacific bluefin tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean in 2015 and 2016 has been accepted by member nations at the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC). 10 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ISSF calls for better tuna monitoring

    The International Seafood Sustainability Fund (ISSF) is calling for the use of vessel monitoring systems (VMS) by regional tuna fisheries management organisations and national governments globally. 07 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture