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Cambodia's fisheries administration working to restore lobster market by Rann Reuy May 21, 2012   |  Source : Phnom Penh Post  | Copyright : 2012 The Phnom Penh Post

The government and international organisations are working to restore Cambodia’s once plentiful freshwater lobster market, officials have said. Technically a freshwater shrimp, the crustacean is a popular foodstuff in the Kingdom, selling for up to U...

Fishworkers celebrate International Day of Biodiversity (IDB) May 21, 2012   |  Source : ICSF

The United Nations proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Marine Biodiversity is the theme for this year's International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). ...

Fisheries sector in India's Jharkhand State achieves breakthrough in fish production by Tapan Chakravort May 21, 2012   |  Source : BS

The fisheries sector in India's Jharkhand State has been witnessing a phenomenal growth after Jharkhand became a separate state bifurcating Bihar in 2000. When in 2001-02, the production of fish in the state had been only 14,000 metric tones. In 2010-11, ...

Illegal piranha breeding operation nixed in Israel May 21, 2012   |  Source : Ynetnews  | Copyright : Yedioth Internet

Israeli police and Agriculture Ministry inspectors arrested a man illegally breeding piranhas in his Petah Tikva home. According to a ministry statement, the man, a suspected drug dealer, was under police surveillance. A raid of his home discovered a ...

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 ...

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