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Opponents of Proposed Shrimp Trawl Limits Not Backing Down from Fight
Opponents of Proposed Shrimp Trawl Limits Not Backing Down from Fight
There was one common point as local residents on opposing sides of a shrimp trawling issue reacted to news that additional restrictions for North Carolina [...]
Fisherman’s Strike Ends: “We Had a Gun to Our Heads”, Says Union Leader
Fisherman’s Strike Ends: “We Had a Gun to Our Heads”, Says Union Leader
The strike that went on for about two months has finally drawn to a close, but one union official says the deal was reached after the Minister of Fisheries [...]
Seven seafood firms to benefit from EU cash
Seven seafood firms to benefit from EU cash
Seven local seafood companies are to benefit from more than £1.7 million of European funding, Scottish fishing minister Fergus Ewing announced during a [...]
Brexit debate sees opinions divide in farming and fishing sectors
Brexit debate sees opinions divide in farming and fishing sectors
Brexit came under the spotlight at a lively meeting in the Shetland Museum last night, with farming and fishing leaders divided over the issue. The event, [...]
Cork trawler owners deny facilitating illegal immigrants
Cork trawler owners deny facilitating illegal immigrants
Men on trial for hiring two Filipino fishermen without having an employment permit Two trawler operators have gone on trial for hiring two Filipino [...]
Chesapeake Bay advocates alarmed by plan that could open oyster sanctuaries to watermen
Chesapeake Bay advocates alarmed by plan that could open oyster sanctuaries to watermen
Some of the Chesapeake Bay’s most densely populated oyster sanctuaries could be opened to periodic harvesting under a plan being floated by state [...]
Hawaii Bill on Commercial Fishing Advances
Hawaii Bill on Commercial Fishing Advances
A Hawaii committee has advanced a bill that seeks to provide more oversight of the commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation [...]
Paua industry welcomes extension of Kaikoura closures
Paua industry welcomes extension of Kaikoura closures
The New Zealand paua industry has welcomed today’s announcement that the shell fishery closure at Kaikoura and eastern Malborough is to be extended beyond [...]
CDFW to Host Public Meeting on Ocean Salmon Fisheries
CDFW to Host Public Meeting on Ocean Salmon Fisheries
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend its upcoming annual Ocean Salmon Information Meeting. A review of last [...]
Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick
Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick
New Zealand¹s albacore tuna troll fishery has been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as being sustainably managed. The certification is [...]
Recreational fishers urge authorities to act on contaminated, imported prawns being used as bait
Recreational fishers urge authorities to act on contaminated, imported prawns being used as bait
Recreational fishing lobby group Sunfish Queensland has backed industry calls for a recall of imported prawns from retail outlets after it was revealed [...]
Maryland, Industry Show Support for Seafood Marketing Bill
Maryland, Industry Show Support for Seafood Marketing Bill
During a visit to the Eastern Shore on Monday, Governor Larry Hogan and Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder toured the J.M. Clayton crab processing [...]
Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research
Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research
The discoveries of new species made by NIWA on a 20-day scientific voyage to the remote Kermadec region have been welcomed by deep sea fishers, who [...]
ASEAN fish production to rise Policies and technology needed to ensure sustainability
ASEAN fish production to rise Policies and technology needed to ensure sustainability
A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24% of global output by 2030. “Fish to 2050 in the ASEAN Region” [...]
Aker BioMarine to Build New Krill Vessel
Aker BioMarine to Build New Krill Vessel
Aker BioMarine has awarded a contract to VARD to build a state-of-the-art krill fishing vessel that will fish in the Antarctic. “This is the largest single [...]