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South Pacific RFMO highlights improved horse mackerel biomass

CHILE | Friday, October 20, 2017
The Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture described the announcement of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation on the horse mackerel status as good news.


'Flatulent' shellfish may worsen greenhouse gas production
Sweden | 01:10 | A team of scientists from Stockholm University studying the Baltic Sea have found that shellfish -- like mussels, oysters and clams -- are creating vast amounts of greenhouse gases, which are potent agents of climate change. Full Story
Pacific halibut mortality drops in US West Coast fisheries
United States | 00:50 | Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) fishing-induced mortality has declined in United States West Coast fisheries, as highlighted by the scientific annual report developed by the NWFSC’s Observer Program, NOAA informed. Full Story
Auchan to market trout fed with insect proteins
France | 00:40 | Following the settlement of a partnership agreement with the start-up InnovaFeed, Auchan announced that next year it will begin to market some of its growing insect protein-growing trout. Full Story
Thai Union “Highly Commended” for Sustainability Efforts at Ethical Corporation Awards
Thai Union Group PCL was recognized for its efforts in sustainability at the Ethical Corporation’s Eighth Annual Responsible Business Awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton in London.
20 Years on Over 400 fisheries Engaged with the MSC
MSC celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special edition Annual Report describing two decades of driving change on the water and plans for the future.
Sixty South Salmon Receives “Good Alternative” Rating from Seafood Watch
Sixty South®, the first and only premium salmon raised in the rare and icy cold waters of the Antarctic, has been recognized as “Good Alternative” by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program.
Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board Seeks New Look Through Student Design Competition
The student design competition encourages all high school-aged students across the state to use their creativity, innovation and love for Louisiana’s seafood to design and submit a new logo for the program.
Bluefin tuna remains popular in Japan but not at the top
Japan A recent survey to 1,000 Japanese consumers shows that over 70 per cent choose to grill fish fillets while 63.8 per cent and 50.4 per cent go for sashimi and sushi, respectively, when asked how they l...
EU audit speeds up fishing sector's thorough checks
Thailand Thai authorities have been urged to boost the fishing sector ahead of a visit by European Union representatives to audit the country's measures against illegal fishing next month.
Ten rivers may dump almost 4 million tonnes of ocean plastic debris
Germany A team of scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research and the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Science, both in Germany, has found that only 10 rivers may be to blame for millions of tonnes of ocean plastic.
Brussels settle deal with Norway and Faroe Islands on mackerel
European Union The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached in London between the European Union, Norway and the Faroe Islands on the mackerel fishery in 2018.