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Thai govt regularized 70,000 foreign workers in the fishing industry

THAILAND | Friday, February 12, 2016
Thai authorities have registered more than 70,000 undocumented foreign workers in the fish...


55 tonnes of anchovy caught in forbidden zone seized
Peru | 21:20 | The Ministry of Production (Produce) has seized more than 55 tonnes of Pacific anchovy, wh... Full Story
Salmon price status at week 6
Norway | 20:50 | Fresh salmon export volumes for week week 5 are down 861 tonnes compared to week 4, and up... Full Story
First octopus fishery achieves MSC certification
Spain | 02:50 | Four artisanal fishing guilds from western Asturias have been awarded the Marine Stewardship Council certification for their octopus. This is the first octopus fishery to achieve this worldwide ecolabel. Full Story
Premieres at One of the Most Important Industry Gatherings
Compared to 2014 the number of exhibitors for the 15th fish international has risen by about 40 to 270, among the international participants the largest group is the Netherlands with 28 exhibitors, followed by Spain with 20 exhibitors.
Quality Seafood Deserves Quality Processing
At the Seafood Expo North America, Marel will demonstrate a wide range of fish processing innovations that help optimize raw material utilization, reduce processing times and labour costs, and improve processes throughout the value chain.
John West Australia, WWF and MSC United for Sustainable Oceans
John West Australia, WWF and MSC have come together to make the single biggest brand commitment, to help end unsustainable fishing methods within the canned tuna industry in Australia.
San Omega Fish Oil Achieves Sustainable Certification
San Omega’s Omega-3 supplements are now carrying Friend of the Sea seal of approval.The fish oil at the base of the whole product line originates from approved fisheries.
NOAA proposes new traceability plan to combat IUU fishing
United States NOAA announced a proposal to implement a traceability plan for fishery products, aimed at combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and to prevent fraudulent trade.
Online platform opens up new opportunities for New Zealand's seafood in China
New Zealand New Zealand seafood retailers may now reach new consumers based in China’s rural villages through Alibaba Group’s B2C e-commerce platform, Tmall.com.
Fisheries specialists recommend a greater role for women in aquaculture
India Fisheries scientists recommended a greater role for women self-help groups to boost aquaculture production in the country.
Educational campaign promotes fish consumption
Peru The Peruvian government has announced the launch of a new campaign under the national programme "Let’s eat fish" in order to help reduce levels of overweight and obesity among the Peruvian population.