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Japan's Fukushima fishermen hopeless after nuke contamination postpones fishing season April 04, 2012   |  Source : Mainichi Japan  | Copyright : The Mainichi Daily

Fishermen in the Okuaizu region of Japan's Fukushima prefecture were left hopeless after radioactive cesium exceeding the allowable limit detected in some river fish forced them to postpone this year's fishing season indefinitely. "This river's sweetfi...

Fishery managers could call for a review of massive underwater canyons by Juliet Eilperin April 03, 2012   |  Source : Washington Post  | Copyright : 1996-2012 The Washington Post

Fishery managers in the North Pacific are expected Tuesday to endorse a reassessment of how to treat two large underwater canyons in Alaska’s Bering Sea that lie near one of the nation’s most profitable fisheries. The move comes less than two weeks...

Boat owners in Tamil Nadu, India, reduce fishing trips April 03, 2012   |  Source : Express News Service  | Copyright : 2012 Cable News Network LP, LLLP

Fishermen and boat owners in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu have minimised their fishing trips, owing to the expiry of the diesel subsidy date and the 45-day ban order which would be implemented from April 14. The government is providing 1,500 li...

For the love of cod, Gulf of Maine catch quota cut by Ros Krasny April 03, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

The price of an order of fish and chips at your local pub could jump this year after U.S. authorities slashed the amount of Gulf of Maine cod that New England's fishermen can haul in, as a way to protect the species from overfishing. Fishing agencies a...

Tsunami ship becomes hazard in Alaskan waters April 03, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012, APN Holdings NZ Limited

A derelict Japanese ship dislodged by last year's massive tsunami was drifting toward Alaska, the US Coast Guard said. The shrimping vessel was floating slowly northwest in the Gulf of Alaska about 201 kilometres west of the nearest point of land Forre...

MSC suspends mackerel certificates April 03, 2012   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2012

The certifiers for seven Marine Stewardship Council certified mackerel fisheries in the North East Atlantic ocean have suspended the fisheries’ certificates. The suspension notice follows two years of catches above the scientific advice as a result o...

Sierra Leone: Fishing vessel pays $0.7 mn to govt by A. Max Konneh April 03, 2012   |  Source : Concord Times (Freetown)  | Copyright : 2012 Concord Times

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has ordered the release of a French fishing vessel, STERENN following the payment of $703,970 fine levied on it in respect of various infractions for which it was arrested. According to a report prepared by t...

Greenpeace denounces Taiwan's 'weakness' at global fishing meeting by Lee Hsin-Yin April 03, 2012   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : The Central News Agency

Taiwan's government failed to push for sustainable fishing at the just-concluded Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commissions (WCPFC) meeting, the local branch of Greenpeace East Asia charged Saturday. As one of the region's major fishing powers, ...

Japan experts warn of future risk of giant tsunami April 02, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited

Revised estimates of the potential impact from an earthquake off Japan's southern coast show much of the country's Pacific shore could be inundated by a tsunami more than 34 meters (112 feet) high. A government-commissioned panel of experts says a tsun...

Japan experts warn of future risk of giant tsunami April 02, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited

Revised estimates of the potential impact from an earthquake off Japan's southern coast show much of the country's Pacific shore could be inundated by a tsunami more than 34 meters (112 feet) high. A government-commissioned panel of experts says a tsun...

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