Analysis – Page 21

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    Taiwan - from fishing boats to yachts

    2005-10-27T10:29:00Z

    Poorer deep-sea stocks, reports David Hayes, have meant marine and freshwater aquaculture has grown, creating a new market for fishery equipment. There are more than 50 companies in this business today and many small firms act as subcontractors to larger companies. Some companies producing deck equipment and fittings for fishing ...

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    Fishermen and processors join scientists in management review

    2005-10-27T10:29:00Z

    What made it different was the nature of the different participants who included experts from the Anglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organization (ANIFPO), the N. Irish Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), the Aquatic Systems Group, the Marine Fisheries Research Programme, Sea Fishery Policy, an Icelandic consulting fishery biologist, and ...

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    Management economics what's missing?

    2005-10-10T16:35:00Z

    A guide to heartless, soulless cold strategies - Almost 30 years ago Prof. Lee G. Anderson''s wrote The Economics of Fisheries Management and it was then one of a kind in its field. He revised it in 1986 and now we have the 2004 reprint. It is a bit ...

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    Tuna in the eye of a storm

    2005-10-10T16:35:00Z

    Tuna sandwiches are big in the US. The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC- www.spc.int), quoted Heinz North America in August saying Americans eat one third of the 2.2 billion cans of tuna sold each year around the world.The debate's elements are simple: tuna as a convenience food and containing ...

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    Full ahead for Outsourcing Island

    2005-10-07T15:57:00Z

    Globalisation of the world fisheries and not only in fisheries may take quite unexpected turns - If you’re an owner or executive operating a large, “vertically integrated” fishery enterprise in a rich region or country (e.g. Europe, North America, Japan, Australia or New Zealand), you may benefit from all sorts ...

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    Apocalypse now

    2005-10-01T12:24:00Z

    Mega-hurricane Katrina was for many their Apocalypse. The affected area includes the Florida Keys and from Pensacola, FL, to the Texas border. There is a virtual fishery shutdown in the affected states due to major flooding, damage to fishing boats and fishing ports, waterways clogged with debris and closed processing ...

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    Do we really understand?

    2005-09-01T10:27:00Z

    Education and training for all - not just the industrials

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    Norwegian 'Danes' in salmon squeeze

    2005-09-01T10:27:00Z

    Jutland peninsula is the holiday haunt for the Danes but the locals face dark summer clouds as they find that their salmon processing industry is caught between the devil and the deep dark fjords of Norway. In May, Pan Fish had to temporarily close its salmon processing plant in Hirtshals ...

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    Danish fishing industry faces new challenges

    2005-09-01T10:27:00Z

    The Danish fishing industry is made up of various groups, all facing their own problems and challenges and with their own agendas for the future. However one common challenge for most of them is how to adapt the way they conduct business to cope with the rapid, radical and profound ...

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    Hungry killer whales, night-flyers, cold pollock & warm humans…

    2005-08-22T12:44:00Z

    "During the mid-20th century, killer whales (orcinus orca) frequently scavenged from the carcasses produced by whaling. These carcasses were primarily species of large whale, preferred by killer whales, but which normally sink to the bottom after death, possibly putting the carcass beyond the diving range of killer whales," they say ...

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    Ecosystem management

    2005-08-08T12:26:00Z

    Lip service or reality? - For some time now, ecosystem management has become the fashionable phrase among fisheries scientists and managers. Soon everyone will be saying we must manage the whole ecosystem and the way we operate fisheries must be ecosystem-based.

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    Haddock and cod keep warm in Icelandic waters

    2005-08-08T12:26:00Z

    THE SEA around Iceland is getting warmer. Since 1997 an increased flow of Atlantic waters has been observed around Iceland resulting in higher sea temperature and higher salinity. At present, however, this has not had any visible effect on cod recruitment. Cod being the most important fish species in Iceland, ...

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    Fish scientists cast doubt on costly warming calls

    2005-08-02T10:53:00Z

    “Seventy years of warming may be followed by cooling as it used to be before. …we should pay more attention to the relative influence of management steps and climatic variations on fish stocks,” said Dr. Svein Sundby of the Bergen Institute of Marine Research, speaking on the long-term effects of ...

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    Science flies kites over acid ocean & biodiversity

    2005-08-02T10:47:00Z

    The world fishing industry ought to be shaking in its gumboots at the latest strategic moves by scientists on two areas - their estimates of the loss of global biodiversity and the suggestion that marine life is under threat from rising levels of acidity in the oceans caused by carbon ...

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    New Zealand faces new challenges

    2005-07-01T12:15:00Z

    It has certainly won a lot of goodwill. However, there are critics, for example over exactly what the orange roughy situation is and will be in the future. New Zealand says it is one of the best managed, yet some suggest, for example, that there is a basic contradiction in ...

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    EU document on eco-labelling

    2005-06-30T11:48:00Z

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    Cheap labour

    2005-06-01T15:00:00Z

    Foreign crew members on board fishing vessels should be assured decent minimum wages and employment conditions

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    Norway in a fish stew - and tasty in parts...

    2005-06-01T15:00:00Z

    It seemed the whole of the Norwegian seafood industry had turned up in the northern town of Tromsø to eat farmed halibut, chat and... celebrate at its annual, Spring get together. After three years of low prices, a strong Krone killing export markets and no profits in the fish bank, ...

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    Seabird and mammal bycatch still targeted

    2005-05-25T09:00:00Z

    the pressure from the ‘green’ lobby on the catching and gear manufacturing sides of the industry remains relentless.In March Greenpeace took direct action against French and British vessels engaged in seasonal mid-water pair trawling for seabass in the Channel, with the campaigners claiming that they were saving dolphins. This led ...