Analysis – Page 13

  • A salmon purse seiner in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
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    Still fishin’

    2010-10-27T01:00:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at British Columbia''s fishing industry, which has endured some hard times but continues to thrive in the face of adversity.

  • Wild and farmed, live and chilled fish at Hong Kong's Mong Kok fish market. Daily arrivals by truck and ferry from small suppliers around the Pearl Delta and from across China in special luggage vans on passenger trains. (Image: TW/EEC Photos)
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    Nine billion customers for the ‘bank in the water’

    2010-10-13T12:29:00Z

    Wild and farmed, live and chilled fish at Hong Kong's Mong Kok fish market. Daily arrivals by truck and ferry from small suppliers around the Pearl Delta and from across China in special luggage vans on passenger trains. (Image: TW/EEC Photos)Beware of soothsayers predicting the future. But we can be ...

  • Professor Angela McLean's advanced computing helps gauge mutation of viruses and effects on DNA in local and global environments. (Photo: TW/EEC Photos)
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    Viruses, wildfowl, ice and the ‘African Sea’

    2010-09-01T01:00:00Z

    Professor Angela McLean's advanced computing helps gauge mutation of viruses and effects on DNA in local and global environments. (Photo: TW/EEC Photos)If fish farmers want to look into the near future to prevent the next ‘big issue’, they could do well to keep an eye on the work of Angela ...

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    Where management and safety come together

    2010-08-13T22:48:00Z

    Fisheries management systems are taking care of seafood resources, but are regulations forcing fishermen to take unnecessary risks?

  • Firefighting response vessels tackling the Deepwater Horizon blaze on 20 April.
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    Once again the oil flows free

    2010-08-03T09:06:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the highly topical issue of ocean oil spills and their hugely damaging effects on the fishing industry.

  • Jerry Percy believes more local marketing and growing transparency in the buy and supply chain can boost "one-day" fishing boat incomes. (Image: TW: EEC Photos)
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    Cash in the consumer coastline catch

    2010-07-27T09:42:00Z

    Jerry Percy believes more local marketing and growing transparency in the buy and supply chain can boost "one-day" fishing boat incomes. (Image: TW: EEC Photos)Sir Angus Stirling kicked off June’s one-day Sustainable Inshore Fisheries workshop in London by saying that the Fishmongers’ Company (FC) might be centuries old but it ...

  • All those with a vested interest in the UK marine environment should participate in the MPA consultation process.
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    Time to contemplate incoming MPAs

    2010-07-15T08:21:00Z

    All those with a vested interest in the UK marine environment should participate in the MPA consultation process.The UK government's vision for its marine area was first published in the 2002 document ‘Safeguarding Our Seas’. This document established the UK's vision for "clean, healthy, safe, productive and biologically diverse oceans ...

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    Kaliningrad revisited

    2010-07-13T16:18:00Z

    Kaliningrad has changed considerably in the last two decades but it remains a hub for fishing technology.

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    Filthy oceans and misinformation

    2010-06-02T11:13:00Z

    Highlighting the misinterpretation of commercial fishing data.

  • Longlining gives greater opportunities for selective fishing. Photo: Bjørn Tore Rotabakk. Copyright: Nofima
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    Nofima: Longline fishing smarter

    2010-04-29T09:46:00Z

    Longlining gives greater opportunities for selective fishing. Photo: Bjørn Tore Rotabakk. Copyright: NofimaThe project “From Seabed to Mouth” has been looking at the entire value chain of line-caught white fish. It has been a collaboration between Mustad, Domstein, Tracetracker, Østfoldforskning and Nofima. Whiter and firmer fish fillet “We have analysed ...

  • The drum used for tumbling pangasius fillets in STPP solution in a Vietnamese processing plant
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    Vietnam to abolish the use of polyphosphates in pangasius processing

    2010-04-23T10:14:00Z

    The drum used for tumbling pangasius fillets in STPP solution in a Vietnamese processing plantAs well as the tumbling, or soaking, of seafood in a solution of sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP), there is also the practice of adding extra water in the form of glaze. In fact, both practices are usually ...

  • Bonnie Laverock of Plymouth Marine Laboratory checks her experiment on the European mussel's reaction to increased seawater acidity
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    Understanding ocean acidification

    2010-04-22T16:05:00Z

    Bonnie Laverock of Plymouth Marine Laboratory checks her experiment on the European mussel's reaction to increased seawater acidityGlobal warming is here to stay and there is no shortage of scientific evidence to show increased carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere is to blame, reports Bryan Gibson. Whether or not humanity ...

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    Poland and the EU’s fisheries policy

    2010-04-22T16:00:00Z

    I have on my desk two superbly illustrated publications representing a joint effort by the Polish Sea Research Institute (MIR, www.mir.gdynia.pl) and the Polish branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and published by the latter (www.wwf.pl).

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    Developments in tuna trade

    2010-04-01T14:22:00Z

    Returning this month, the 11th TUNA 2010 exhibition will be held in conjunction with the 11th biennial INFOFISH World Tuna Trade Conference. Providing the global tuna industry with its most important commercial forum, the conference will incorporate key speakers and delegates from around the world, whilst the accompanying exhibition will ...

  • Baader 142 Princess-Cut Gutting Machine
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    Producing safe food safely

    2010-03-19T10:32:00Z

    Baader 142 Princess-Cut Gutting MachineThe company was started when Rudolph M J Baader developed a machine for filleting herring in 1919. This machine not only reduced the number of people required to fillet the species, it also saved time and money. The German company, now operating worldwide, still seeks to ...

  • The regulation of marine resources has passed into the hands of the Marine Management Organisation. Credit: Daplaza
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    Revised enforcement regime within English waters

    2010-03-18T13:59:00Z

    The regulation of marine resources has passed into the hands of the Marine Management Organisation. Credit: DaplazaThe regulation of marine resources has passed into the hands of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) which will be based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The MMO has whole raft of new powers in respect ...

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    Marine fish farming: solution or delusion?

    2010-03-18T13:33:00Z

    The question is not how to protect environment from aquaculture, but how to develop marine fish farming that’s environment friendly.

  • Some of the proposed/agreed areas before the undersea land grab. OSPAR (Oslo Paris Convention) began to emerge in 1972 to stop waste dumping in the Northeast Atlantic. Credit: TW : EEC Photos
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    Brain-storms and litmus tests for acidity with hot air pollution

    2010-03-18T13:25:00Z

    Some of the proposed/agreed areas before the undersea land grab. OSPAR (Oslo Paris Convention) began to emerge in 1972 to stop waste dumping in the Northeast Atlantic. Credit: TW : EEC PhotosPeter O’Neill reports that doubts are also coming in across all weather fronts about the quality of climate data ...

  • Port Navas
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    Hell-up on the Helford

    2010-02-17T20:39:00Z

    Port NavasYou can’t get up to much in Cornwall, without somebody quickly noticing what you are doing and publicly expressing plenty of reasons why you should stop. Now it’s the Helford fishermen’s turn to suffer, somewhat unreasonably perhaps. The planning permission allowing them to construct a new landing quay with ...

  • PakSense has produced a temperature recording ‘label’ which lights up if a set temperature is exceeded
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    Monitoring temperature over time

    2010-02-09T12:35:00Z

    PakSense has produced a temperature recording ‘label’ which lights up if a set temperature is exceededKeeping it at just above the temperature at which it will freeze doesn’t prevent it from spoiling, but it significantly extends the time it takes to spoil and become unfit for human consumption. But how ...