Analysis – Page 7

  • The Chilean salmon industry is optimistic
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    Chile's salmon exports reach historic levels

    2011-04-13T14:13:00Z

    The Chilean salmon industry is optimisticSalmon and trout exports in January reached US$352m, the largest monthly dispatch and 51% greater than the same figure for 2010. This increase occurred in spite of the fact that production levels are lower than the 650,000t produced in 2005 and 2006. Carlos Odebret, CEO ...

  • Orange roughy is just one of many species now not sold in North American retailers on sustainability grounds. Credit: SeaWeb/Marine Photobank
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    Sustainability heads east

    2011-03-16T11:34:00Z

    Orange roughy is just one of many species now not sold in North American retailers on sustainability grounds. Credit: SeaWeb/Marine PhotobankThere have been many sensationalist articles written and broadcasts aired about an impending collapse of the world’s fisheries, but whilst this planet is in the midst of a population boom ...

  • Fishing 2011 intends to offer another dynamic expo
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    Major focus on gear performance and discards

    2011-02-07T19:10:00Z

    Fishing 2011 is the UK’s flagship annual fishing event and the emphasis on fishing gear will highlight the international fishing industry’s determination to reduce discards. Whilst this will ultimately only be achieved by major changes in the way that fisheries managed and regulated, fishermen can play their part by using ...

  • Prior to the implementation of the EU’s IUU regulation in January 2010, member states annually imported €1.1 billion-worth of illegal fish
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    End IUU: Remove the weak links

    2011-02-07T18:42:00Z

    Prior to the implementation of the EU’s IUU regulation in January 2010, member states annually imported €1.1 billion-worth of illegal fishThe general feeling in political circles is that the first year of the European Union’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing regulation (No 1005/1008) was a success. However, many of ...

  • Consumers need to be reassured that buying wild-caught fish is not environmentally wrong. Credit: OsvaldoGago
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    Why CFP 2.0 needs devolution

    2011-01-13T12:14:00Z

    Consumers need to be reassured that buying wild-caught fish is not environmentally wrong. Credit: OsvaldoGagoEurope’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been widely criticised as being top down, over-centralised and having only at best a mixed performance in managing member states’ fisheries. Certainly it’s one of the longest-established and more controversial ...

  • Cobia in a cage which is being cleared for harvesting. The relatively large cages with deep nets are imported from Norway where they are used for farming salmon
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    Farmed cobia coming into its own

    2011-01-13T10:41:00Z

    Whole fish and loins were displayed by Sea Products of Scotland, also part of Marine Farms and in charge of marketing the fish in Europe. “We were very pleased with the interest,” says Bjørn Myrseth, managing director of Marine Farms ASA, the parent company of Marine Farms Vietnam which farms ...

  • Executives from the international salmon processing industry examine Marel salmon processing equipment at last year’s Salmon ShowHow
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    Marel shows how to process salmon

    2011-01-06T09:51:00Z

    Executives from the international salmon processing industry examine Marel salmon processing equipment at last year’s Salmon ShowHowThis year, the showhow celebrates its 10th anniversary and will be held at the Carnitech Salmon (now the Marel Salmon Division) premises in Nørresundby, Denmark, on 2 February. In addition to the presentation and ...

  • IP is particularly popular in Spain because of the opportunities it offers for remote repair maintenance.
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    Special Report: EU failing to introduce electronic fishing records

    2010-12-21T01:00:00Z

    IP is particularly popular in Spain because of the opportunities it offers for remote repair maintenance.Many fishing companies looked to Inmarsat technologies when it came to e-Logs, partly because Inmarsat C is used widely in other areas such as vessel monitoring systems (VMS), or because, as in the case of ...

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    Farmed fish in hot water

    2010-11-18T10:05:00Z

    It was a “good thing” European commissioner for maritime affairs and fisheries Maria Damanaki invited the industry, scientists, fishermen’s associations, politicians, NGOs, the press and the public for “open discussions on the latest scientific research” on the state of the main fish stocks in European waters. The September meet might ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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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    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 ...

  • 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 ...