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Changes to Canada's fisheries law alarm biologists by Anne Casselman November 25, 2013   |  Source : Nature  | Copyright : 2013 Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited

For Canada's fish, today marks a big departure from the status quo. Scores of freshwater species lose their protection under the country’s Fisheries Act as controversial changes made in 2012 take effect. The law, enacted in 1868, is one of the countr...

Spanish entrepreneurs restate better fishing resource understanding November 25, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The secretary general of the Spanish Fisheries Confederation (Cepesca), Javier Garat, ensures the Spanish industry "may be satisfied that the efforts and sacrifice of recent years are paying off." "We have been shown the way through which we must conti...

NGO and local firm promote transparent fishing operations in Fiji November 25, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

A non-government organization and a fishing company in Fiji in the South Pacific join efforts to carry out a new pilot project on satellite technology intended to encourage legal and transparent fishing operations. This project -- developed by World Wi...

Zimbabwe: Kapenta workers fired November 24, 2013   |  Source : The Standard  | Copyright : 2013 AllAfrica

The Kapenta Workers Union of Zimbabwe (KWUZ) is embroiled in a dispute with various fishing companies in Kariba over the dismissal of more than 100 employees who participated in a job action. KWUZ deputy secretary general Gerald Chimurewo said the stri...

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service November 24, 2013   |  Source : The Journal  | Copyright : Journal Media

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world was detained by the Irish Naval Service north west of Tory Island, off the Donegal coast today. The naval ship LÉ Roisín detained the Dutch registered vessel for alleged breaches of fishing regulations....

India retaliates against Sri Lankan fishermen in fishing crisis by Chris Kamalendran November 24, 2013   |  Source : Sunday Times  | Copyright : The Sundaytimes Sri Lanka

The Indian Coast Guard has begun arresting scores of Sri Lankan fishermen in a move seen as retaliation for the arrests of those from Tamil Nadu poaching in Sri Lanka’s waters in the Palk Strait. So far 107 Lankan fishermen, who were on the “innocent ...

Fishermen from South East Asia claim mistreatment in New Zealand November 24, 2013   |  Source : Top News

With the sinking of the ageing rusted Korean fishing boat Oyang 70, off the Otago coast in 2010 which killed five crew and its captain, New Zealand's fishing secret was uncovered. New Zealand's 360 kilometre exclusive economic zone (EEZ) fishery much o...

New labor report shows upswing in fisheries jobs in Alaska by Laine Welch November 23, 2013   |  Source : ADN  | Copyright : The Anchorage Daily News

More Alaskans are taking to the fishing life, as indicated by upward ticks in harvesting jobs for three years running. That's according to the November Alaska Economic Trends by the state Labor Department, which provides a look at the numbers of "boots...

1.6 million blue swimmer crabs released into Gulf of Thailand November 23, 2013   |  Source : Pattaya Mail  | Copyright : 2011 Pattaya Mail Media Group

1.6 million blue swimmer crabs have been released in Samut Sakhon Province in the hope of preserving marine resources in the gulf of Thailand. The Department of Fisheries has released 1.6 million blue swimmer crabs, also known as blue manna crabs, int...

World Fisheries Day observed at Kufos November 23, 2013   |  Source : TNIE  | Copyright : 2012 The New Indian Express

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (Kufos) in Kochi, India, observed World Fisheries Day on Thursday with several programmes, including a colourful rally and public conference. The rally was flagged off by Kufos Vice-Chancellor B Madhuso...

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