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Canadian researchers to improve shrimp farming in Sri Lanka by CHRISTIE FERNANDO February 20, 2012   |  Source : Daily News  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

A team of Sri Lankan and Canadian researchers on aquaculture in the Wayamba province are helping to improve farm practices in shrimp and oyster farming to achieve sustainable development to improve incomes and contribute to Sri Lanka food security goal, s...

Aqua 2012 focuses on global aquaculture February 20, 2012   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2012

The Aqua 2012 event, organised by the European (EAS) and World Aquaculture Societies (WAS), will take place in Prague from 1-5 September. The theme this year will be Global Aquaculture: Securing our future and the event will focus on how science plays ...

Commercial fishing altering balance of species by Larry Pynn February 20, 2012   |  Source : Vancouver Sun  | Copyright : The Vancouver Sun

Marine researchers estimate there are two billion tonnes of fish in the oceans, the equivalent of about 300 kilograms for every human on the earth. The problem is about half of that biomass consists of smaller fish found in the mesopelagic zone, extend...

Illegal fishing practices threaten aquatic biodiversity by K S Sudhi February 20, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

Illegal fishing practices are posing serious threat to fish resources and aquatic biodiversity in the south Indian State of Kerala. Creation of artificial substrata, use of dynamites in shallow parts of seas and fishing during high tides in backwaters hav...

Belize gearing up for Tilapia bonanza, thanks to generous help from Taiwan by William Ysaguirre February 19, 2012   |  Source : The Reporter Press  | Copyright : The Reporter Press

In the future, Belizeans living in rural areas should have an ample supply of fish protein from tilapia in their diet, thanks to a five-year aquaculture development project being undertaken by the government of Belize with technical support from the Repub...

2012 promising for Namibia's fishing industry by Clemencia Jacobs February 17, 2012   |  Source : Namibia Economist  | Copyright : 2012 Namibia Economist

The fishing and fish processing sector in Namibia is expected to improve after a decline of 2.0% during 2011. However, growth will remain negative at 1.8% according to the Bank of Namibia. In its latest Economic Outlook Report, the Bank states that tot...

Greenpeace and fishermen cooperate to tackle overfishing in Senegal February 16, 2012   |  Source : Greenpeace  | Copyright : 2012 AllAfrica

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, has docked today at the port of Dakar in Senegal, where they were welcomed by more fifty artisanal fishermen with their traditional pirogues. Dakar, 16th February 2012 - In the coming weeks the Arctic Sunrise will sail t...

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