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Two new commercial fisheries discovered in the Pacific March 07, 2013   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2013 ABC

Two new potential commercial fisheries have been identified by scientists from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Heads of Pacific Fisheries Agencies meeting in Noumea this week has been told there are new opportunities in squid fishing and in s...

Business that supplies Gloucester fishermen with ice for sale March 07, 2013   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2013. Dow Jones Local Media Group, Inc.

A company that's been supplying Gloucester fishermen with ice for decades is for sale as the fishing industry faces a brutal 2013. The owner of Cape Pond Ice Co. tells the Gloucester Times that he has no choice as local fishermen absorb a 77 percent de...

Turkish fishermen missing off Erdek March 06, 2013   |  Source : World Bulletin

Three Turkish fishermen went missing off Turkey's northwestern resort town of Erdek at the weekend. Search and rescue efforts for the fishermen have been going on. Erdek Fishermen's Association Chairman Ali Demiray said on Wednesday search and rescue e...

Radiation reveals secrets of tuna migration March 06, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

Scientists at Stanford University are using traces of radiation in juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna to gain insight into the fish’s migratory habits. In May last year scientists found traces of radiation in 15 bluefin tuna caught in California following...

Seaweed industry is growing in Solomons - Fisheries Ministry March 06, 2013   |  Source : RNZI  | Copyright : Radio New Zealand International

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources in the Solomon Islands says the seaweed industry is growing nationwide. The Chief Fisheries Officer for the Aquaculture division, Alex Meloti, says seaweed farms are already operating in five provinces, an...

Small fishermen's plight discussed at US forum by Joey Cresta March 05, 2013   |  Source : seacoastonline.com  | Copyright : 2013. Dow Jones Local Media Group, Inc.

Participants in a fisheries forum Monday night discussed ways to improve the beleaguered catch share system of fisheries management. The forum held at the Portsmouth Public Library was part of the Who Fishes Matters Tour, which is promoting a dialogue ...

Fish sales increase in UK as a result of the horsemeat scandal March 05, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

According to Scottish newspaper The Herald, fish sales across the country have soared following the horsemeat scandal. Customers appear to be turning their back on beef and cheap meat after horse DNA was discovered in many products. The latest compa...

Gaza fishermen protest as Israel breaks pledge to stop attacks by Joe Catron March 05, 2013   |  Source : The Electronic Intifada  | Copyright : 2000-2013 electronicIntifada.net

“The situation for fishermen is very bad,” Mos’ad Baker said in the Gaza seaport Sunday. “We still face the Israeli navy daily.” He had just returned from a flotilla that spent the morning sailing the Mediterranean coast of the Gaza Strip fro...

Fishers near marine protected areas go farther for catch but fare well March 05, 2013   |  Source : Science Daily  | Copyright : 1995-2012 ScienceDaily LLC

Fishers near marine protected areas end up traveling farther to catch fish but maintain their social and economic well-being, according to a study by fisheries scientists at Washington State University and in Hawaii. The study, reported in the journal ...

International Women's Day: Britain's battle to recruit more female scientists by Rob Waugh March 05, 2013   |  Source : Yahoo! News  | Copyright : 2013 Yahoo!

“When I graduated from Cambridge in physics three decades ago, I was the only woman in my class,” says Professor Pratibha Gai, this year's European winner of the Women in Science award. “I then became the only senior materials scientist in the UK...

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