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Spanish foundation works to strengthen rural aquaculture

NAMIBIA | Friday, March 06, 2015
The Technology Centre for Marine, Spain, and the Government of Namibia have worked together in building a fry breeding centre that is expected to help strengthen rural aquaculture in the Zambezi region.


A huge step to boost New Zealand's fishing fleet
New Zealand | 01:30 | Aotearoa Fisheries Limited announced a significant major fleet renewal programme has been launched in an attempt to improve productivity and minimise environmental impact. Full Story
Anchovy fishing season could start in late March
Peru | 00:40 | The Ministry of Production announced that the first anchovy catch season will start on 26 March in the southern region of the Peruvian coast, depending on the exploratory fishing results to be obtained by IMARPE. Full Story
Crackdown on shrimp imports contaminated with banned antibiotics
United States | 23:40 | New data released by the FDA indicates that of the 114 entry lines of seafood refused in January, 24 were of imported shrimp for reasons related to veterinary drug residues. Full Story
Birds Eye Introduces its First Wholegrain Fish Fingers
Made with 100% Alaska pollock fish fillet and 100% wholegrain breadcrumbs, Birds Eye is set to shake up its current Fish Finger offering with its new Wholegrain Fish Fingers.
World Leader in Caviar Production from Farmed Sturgeon Gets Sustainable Certification
Agroittica Lombarda and its farmed sturgeons sold under the brand Calvisius Caviar, have recently passed their third full Friend of the Sea audit since their initial approval in 2008.
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Honoured as World’s Best in Ecological Sustainability
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon has been recognised as one of the most sustainable salmon farming operations worldwide earning Best Choice rating from Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch.
Handy International to Debut New Booth at 2015 Annual Boston Seafood Show
Handy International, America’s oldest seafood processor, reveals its upgraded restaurant-inspired trade show booth at Seafood Expo North America in Boston..
Scotland's marine reserve benefits fisheries and conservation
United Kingdom The first and only fully protected marine reserve in Scotland is continuing to provide benefits for fisheries and conservation, according to new research by the University of York.
Accusations voiced against Tasmanian salmon farmers
Australia There have been claims at the Parliament of Tasmania that Macquarie Harbour may not be healthy enough for salmon farming. This waterway is home to large-scale fish farms owned by salmon producers Tas...
Criticism and fear generate Turkey’s bluefin tuna plan
Worldwide Turkey’s intention to catch up to 73 per cent more bluefin tuna than under an internationally agreed plan has stirred complaints among the European Union, Japan and other nations hunting for the resource.
Supreme Court orders the Xunta to compensate for Pescanova’s subsidiary
Spain Pescanova Group's failed megaproject of farmed turbot continues to generate controversy and court rulings.