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As Israelis consume more seafood, Mediterranean and Kinneret produce less by Netta Ahituv March 30, 2012   |  Source : Hareetz

Every morning at 5:30 the two markets fill up. Several dozen wholesale merchants gather around three stalls at each market and purchase fish at a public auction. The sales manager at each stall proudly presents the crates, announces the type of fish they ...

9 S Korean fishermen who died helping Cheonan crew rescue honored March 30, 2012   |  Source : English donga  | Copyright : 2008 donga.com

Nine crewmen of the fishing boat Geumyang who died in a collision after finishing a search for missing seamen of the South Korean naval corvette Cheonan two years ago have been designated national heroes who died for just cause. The Health and Welfare ...

Africa: Exploitation of African seas and fisheries - Time to stop turning a blind eye by Bob Dewar March 29, 2012   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2012 AllAfrica

The history of Europe's fishing agreements with African and other developing countries has been chequered. In late 2011, there were 9 current and 5 dormant African fish protection acts (FPAs). The first phase ended in 2002 when it was acknowledged that...

Overview of Indian fishermen arrested by foreign countries March 29, 2012   |  Source : PIB

There have been reports of apprehension of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan authorities on charges of fishing related violations. According to information available, in 2009, 127 fishermen along with 32 boats were apprehended, in 2010, 34 Indian fis...

Ecuador shrimp farmers manage to recover mangroves by Silvina Corniola March 28, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Through the reforestation plan, the Ecuadorian shrimp industry managed to recover 1.6 per cent of the total area of the existing mangroves in 1999. According to figures from the latest report of the Centre for Integrated Natural Resource Mapping by Rem...

FAO backs prevention of shrimp disease in Vietnam March 26, 2012   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2009 Viet Nam News

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has agreed to support a one-year project worth US$500,000 to control the spread of a particular shrimp disease in Vietnam. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the fund will be u...

Vietnam still remains puzzled with seafood antibiotic residue control March 15, 2012   |  Source : Growfish - Gippsland Aquaculture Industry Network (GAIN)

Vietnam - March 14, 2012 - Though seafood exports now have to undergo strict examination by Nafiqad (National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department), a lot of export consignments still have been refused by the importers due to the high anti...

Crocodile attacks take toll on Lake Victoria’s fishing communities by FRANKLINE SUNDAY March 15, 2012   |  Source : Business Daily

In Kanyijowi sub-location, Kisumu County, Lillian Odhiambo forlonly sits in front of her mud house nursing her youngest child as she tells us when she last saw her husband alive. She routinely woke up at 1am to prepare breakfast for her husband George ...

Multitrophic aquaculture reduces organic waste March 15, 2012   |  Source : Growfish - Gippsland Aquaculture Industry Network (GAIN)

Spain - March 14, 2012 - A team of researchers from the Balearic Oceanography Centre of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) states that multitrophic aquaculture -- simultaneous production of different species of various trophic levels -- is an eff...

New island bases in S Korea to help fight illegal Chinese fishing March 14, 2012   |  Source : English Chosun  | Copyright : 2009 Chosun.com

Korea will build naval bases on Baeknyeong and Heuksan islands in the West Sea to respond more quickly to illegal incursions of Chinese fishing fleets. Maritime police will man the bases around the clock. An official at the Ministry of Land, Transport ...

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