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Louisiana seafood marketed to consumer with emphasis on its origins by Benjamin Alexander-Bloch November 12, 2012   |  Source : The Times-Picayune  | Copyright : 2012 New Orleans Net LLC

From boats named Lil Man, Slow Ride, Miss Brittany G and the T-Turbo tied to the docks at the Port of Delcambre, consumers can purchase fresh Vermilion Parish white shrimp directly from the fishers who caught it earlier that day. It is one of many similar...

Forage fish vital for sea food web by Peter Baker and Paul Shively November 11, 2012   |  Source : The Columbian  | Copyright : 2012 columbian.com

Sometimes, the environmental challenges facing our oceans seem so large that it's hard to know where to start solving them. Changes in climate, degradation of habitat and rising demand to feed an ever-growing world population are just a few of the dauntin...

Forum demands release of fishermen jailed in Iran by Ramesh Mathew November 11, 2012   |  Source : Gulf Times  | Copyright : Gulf-Times.com © 2011-2012

A forum championing issues concerning fishermen from South Asia working along the Gulf coast, has reiterated its demand for release of 56 Indian fishermen detained by Iran for straying into its territorial waters last month. Among those held by the Ira...

Fisheries nations set to discuss bluefin tuna November 11, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Newsday

After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan and Asian nations argued it should be left to quota-setting international fisheries bodies to bring the species back from the brink. Two...

Aquamar first to receive Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification November 11, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Aquamar S.A. is the first Tilapia farming operation in the Americas to achieve the ASC Certification for Responsible Tilapia Farming (ISRTA). Aquamar is one of the largest tilapia farming facilities in Ecuador and the Americas, producing approximately ...

Rising sea level may trigger groundwater floods by Michael D. Lemonick November 11, 2012   |  Source : Climate Central  | Copyright : 2012 Climate Central

For coastal communities already worried about the rising sea level that comes with climate change — the ocean is already 8 inches higher, on average, than it was in 1900, and it’s likely to go up another 3 feet by 2100 — scientists from the Universi...

Bahrain's fisheries sector to be promoted by Suad Hamada November 11, 2012   |  Source : Khaleej Times  | Copyright : 2012 Khaleej Times

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning has started preparing an integrated strategy for the development of the fisheries sector in Bahrain. The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning, Dr Jumaa Bin Ahmed Al Kaabi, stressed the ke...

Shifting sands: A south Indian fishing village lost to the sea by Nityanand Jayaraman November 10, 2012   |  Source : Thozhilalar koodam  | Copyright : 2011-2012 Thozhilalar koodam

P. Jagan is a kattumaram fisherman, a trade that has changed little in centuries. Early most mornings, Jagan launches his boat through the pounding surf and paddles his way to the fishing grounds of his choice. The sea, it appears, has been kind to him. ...

Hurricane Sandy brings fishing boom for Jamaica's Whitehouse Fishing Village by Mark Titus November 10, 2012   |  Source : Jamaica Gleaner  | Copyright : 2012 Gleaner Company Ltd.

While Hurricane Sandy has left pain and anguish in sections of eastern Jamaica, for the residents of Whitehouse Fishing Village in Montego Bay, it has brought them absolute delight: the fish that descended on the coastline to escape the tempest in the eas...

Harvest down for Philippine tuna fishing firms by Bong S. Sarmiento November 09, 2012   |  Source : Sun.Star  | Copyright : Sun.Star Publishing, Inc.

Unloading of frozen tuna for canned production by Philippine fishing companies has been in a huge downtrend in the first two quarters, but a fisheries official said Thursday the catch is expected to improve towards the end of the year. From 1,771 metri...

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