All fisheries articles

  • Blue whiting
    News

    Icelandic catch growth

    2022-06-17T05:51:00Z

    A large blue whiting catch helped the fishing fleet to land 33% more fish and shellfish in May 2022

  • IceFish
    News

    IceFish 2022 winners

    2022-06-09T09:10:00Z

    Thirteen awards were bestowed at the 8th Icelandic Fisheries Awards, including two that recognised outstanding career contributions

  • Lab
    News

    Genetics – the new frontier

    2022-06-08T13:33:00Z

    Genetics in aquaculture and fisheries is offering new approaches to tackling key challenges 

  • Benedikt Árnason
    News

    ‘Double in a decade’

    2022-06-08T12:58:00Z

    Fisheries leader tells the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition 2022 that collaboration will bring considerable growth to the seafood sector

  • IceFish
    News

    IceFish 2022 is ready!

    2022-06-07T16:28:00Z

    The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition is all set to open its doors on Wednesday 8 June, welcoming exhibitors and attendees from around the world

  • Vietnam shrimp
    News

    Vietnam production climbs

    2022-05-17T11:01:00Z

    Total seafood production for the first four months of 2022 increases

  • Portland_me_2017_ab_adj
    News

    US counts cost of COVID

    2022-05-16T09:58:00Z

    US fishermen and fish catches were hit hard in 2020 by the pandemic, confirms two new fishery status updates from NOAA Fisheries

  • Capelin
    News

    Capelin lifts Iceland catch

    2022-05-16T07:05:00Z

    A bumper capelin catch helped Iceland’s fleet to land 34% more fish in the 12 months through April 2022

  • EU-Flag
    News

    €1bn ocean protection

    2022-04-20T06:28:00Z

    Forty-four commitments to protect the ocean have been announced by the EU for the period 2020-2022 at the seventh Our Ocean Conference

  • Icelandic sfishing
    News

    40% jump in Iceland catch

    2022-04-18T10:46:00Z

    A huge capelin catch helped Iceland’s fishing fleet to land 40% more fish and shellfish in March 2022

  • Russian processing
    News

    Russian processing crisis

    2022-04-11T13:49:00Z

    The development of Russia’s fish processing industry has been derailed by the war in Ukraine

  • EU fishing vessel
    News

    Conflict – EU fishers 'at risk'

    2022-03-15T09:05:00Z

    The sharp rise in costs, caused by the invasion of Ukraine, necessitates emergency measures for fishing companies, insist industry leaders

  • Morgere.Osprey
    News

    Small trawl door solutions

    2022-03-11T11:31:00Z

    Morgère believes its range of smaller doors are well suited to UK and Irish fisheries

  • NOAA has two new survey team leads monitoring bottom-dwelling fish and crabs
    News

    New supervisors to lead NOAA survey teams

    2021-12-20T09:00:00Z

    New supervisors have been appointed to lead NOAA survey teams monitoring bottom-dwelling fish and crabs

  • The Council has set a 97-tonne quota for cod in the Kattegat to cover unavoidable catches taken in other fisheries
    News

    AGRIFISH Council adopts 2022 fishing opportunities

    2021-12-14T13:55:00Z

    The Council has today agreed on fishing opportunities for 2022 for the fish stocks exclusively managed by the EU in the Atlantic, Kattegat and Skagerrak and for stocks shared with Norway bilaterally and with Norway and the United Kingdom trilaterally, following the agreement reached last Friday.

  • The current EU-Morocco Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and its implementation protocol came into force in July 2019
    News

    Third EU-Morocco SFPA Joint Commission reviews progress

    2021-11-15T17:50:00Z

    During this Joint Commission meeting, the parties reviewed the activity and use of fishing opportunities at the end of the second year of the protocol. The parties also examined the state of play of projects supported by European Union for the Moroccan strategy for the development of the fisheries sector.

  • While tunas are the most common primary target species, the Sri Lankan fleet also targets Carangidae, billfish and sharks. Photo: Claire Collins
    News

    Driving factors behind decision-making

    2021-10-30T08:39:00Z

    A research team has found that collecting data directly from fishermen can significantly improve understanding of the social drivers that lie behind fishing behaviour.