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Somalia: 'Illegal foreign fishing trawlers in Puntland waters', says Mayor of Bayla May 21, 2012   |  Source : Garowe Online  | Copyright : Garowe Online

Mayor of Bayla district Saeed Adan Ali said on Monday that there are two illegal fishing trawlers currently in Puntland waters, Garowe Online reports. Mayor Saeed of Bayla, a coastal district in Karkaar region, said that there are two foreign trawlers ...

Bluefin tuna protection is on the agenda for NOAA meeting by Benjamin Alexander-Bloch May 21, 2012   |  Source : The Times-Picayune  | Copyright : 2012 New Orleans Net LLC

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service is holding a public meeting today in Belle Chasse to discuss the future management of Atlantic bluefin tuna. It’s illegal to fish bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Me...

Missing popular fish species back in India's Lake Chilika May 21, 2012   |  Source : IBN  | Copyright : Network18 Media & Investments Limited

The bad news was ‘Ilishi’, ‘Nahama’, ‘Paniakhia’, ‘Kalakhuranta’, ‘Kekenda’ and ‘Sebakhainga’ __ all popular fish species among Odia households __ had gone missing in Chilika. The good news: the latest assessment says the species a...

Malaysian fishermen face fuel dilemma May 21, 2012   |  Source : New Strait Times  | Copyright : New Strait Times, 2011

Local fishermen in Malaysia are facing a dilemma -- to come with the boats to the petrol kiosk for fuel or obtain permits to transport the fuel. Some l00 fishermen in Bagan and surrounding fishing villages, about 13km from here, have been facing this p...

Antibiotic residues, some more than FDA limits, in seafood purchased at US grocery stores, experts say May 21, 2012   |  Source : ScienceDaily  | Copyright : 1995-2011 ScienceDaily LLC

After testing farm-raised shrimp samples of international origin researchers at Texas Tech University found evidence of antibiotics -- one a suspected human carcinogen -- in seafood imported into the United States and purchased from grocery store shelves....

In Canada, World Biodiversity Day to be spent battling 'aliens' May 20, 2012   |  Source : OFAH  | Copyright : 2012 Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters

Conservation groups in Canada are banding together across Ontario to monitor and control some of our nastiest invasive alien species. The effort is timed to bring attention to International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22, sanctioned by the United ...

Fisheries special economic zone in Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan by MAZHAR BUTT May 20, 2012   |  Source : Dawn  | Copyright : 2012 DAWN.COM

The decision of the government of the Sindh province of Pakistan to invite foreign investment for the development of a 20,000-acre Fisheries Special Economic Zone in Thatta is obviously in the interest of fisheries. But it is doubtful that the decision...

Shrimp exports to US from Costa Rica will resume by Jaime Lopez May 20, 2012   |  Source : Costa Rica Star

An official press release by the United States Embassy in Costa Rica indicates that shrimp caught in our country may once again be imported by the North American nation, following a certification that was reissued under Public Law 101-162, Section 609, 16...

Yanyuwa people in Australia welcome Indigenous Protected Area by Steven Schubert May 18, 2012   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2012 ABC

The people of the Borroloola region in Australia are celebrating the announcement of an Indigenous Protected Area for some of their traditional land. The Federal Government has made protected 130,000 hectares of land in the decision. The Borroloola-...

Vietnam fishermen defy China ban May 17, 2012   |  Source : Radio Free Asia  | Copyright : 1998-2011 Radio Free Asia.

Vietnamese fishermen are moving to defy a Chinese ban on fishing in disputed waters in the South China Sea, according to a fisherman Wednesday, as Hanoi labeled Beijing’s decision as illegal. Le Lon, a fisherman from Vietnam’s Quang Ngai province w...

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