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Indus fishermen in Pakistan caught between famine and floods by Jan Khaskheli March 01, 2012   |  Source : The News International  | Copyright : The News International

The story of Tharo Mallah is no different from other fishermen of his village, Rilo Mayan. Walking two kilometres to a jetty near the Jamshoro Bridge, every new day rekindles the hopes of this 70-year-old, of finding an increasingly-scarce fish catch in t...

US fishermen to rally this month March 01, 2012   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2012

Two years after the ‘United We Fish’ rally in Washington, US fishermen will gather again on 21 March in a demonstration supporting the amendment of the Magnuson Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act. Signed into law in 1976, in recent y...

Faroese mackerel catch limit set March 01, 2012   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2012

Faroese Minister of Fisheries, Jacob Vestergaard, has announced a total catch limit for mackerel fisheries in Faroese waters in 2012 of 148,375 tonnes. He says that this limit is slightly lower than the level set in 2011 in order to take account of the...

Africa will be present at the 7th NASF March 01, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Invited by FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department; 7 African coastal nations will attend the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) business arena March 6-8 for the first time. A delegation of around 30 African officials and seafood industry leaders wil...

S Korean fishing boat under arrest sets sail from New Zealand March 01, 2012   |  Source : TVNZ  | Copyright : TVNZ.co.nz

A 36-year-old South Korean-flagged charter fishing boat caused a legal flurry after it upped-anchor near Lyttelton and headed toward international waters yesterday despite a High Court arrest warrant. The Korean officers of Oyang 77 say they were takin...

675 Russian fishermen rescued from drifting ice March 01, 2012   |  Source : TOI  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Russia's emergency services rescued 675 fishermen on Sunday from an ice floe that was drifting out to sea in the far east of the country. None of the rescued ice fishermen required medical treatment, the emergency services on Sakhalin Island said. Abou...

New shark-resistant net introduced to further open-ocean fish farming February 29, 2012   |  Source : Marketwire  | Copyright : 1994-2008 SYS-CON Publications, Inc.

NET Systems, Inc. today introduced the PREDATOR-X, a proprietary shark-resistant netting material that protects fish being raised in submerged open-ocean aquaculture cages. By resisting destructive tearing, cutting and penetrations by sharks, PREDATOR-...

APEC sees a thriving aquaculture future for Atlantic Canada February 29, 2012   |  Source : Daily Business Buzz  | Copyright : Transcontinental Media

Atlantic Canada's largely salmon-based aquaculture industry continues to expand significantly due to new investment, according to the latest Report Card by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC). While global demand for farmed seafood is increasin...

Tanzania: Pirates threaten deep-sea fishing by Pius Rugonzibwa February 29, 2012   |  Source : Tanzania Daily News  | Copyright : 2012 Tanzania Daily News

Tanzania will suffer a loss of more than 4 million US dollars (about 6.4bn/-) this financial year, after 50 foreign fishing firms terminated their contracts with the Deep Sea Authority (DSA) for fear of pirates. "Pirate attacks are adversely affecting ...

Tanzania Tanga NGO out to combat illegal fishing February 29, 2012   |  Source : IPP  | Copyright : ippmedia.com

Even after their involvement in the fishing industry for all their lives, most villagers living adjacent to the Tanga city coastal waters are ignorant of laws governing fisheries. They are in the dark as to what types of fishing gear require licensing ...

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