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SNI asks to expand anchovy fishing zone for DHC in Tacna

PERU | Friday, February 24, 2017
The National Industry Society has asked the Ministry of Production to expand the area in which small-scale purse seiners are authorized to catch anchovy in Tacna, due to problems of supply of this resource.


New device reduces 35 pc shrimp bycatch
Australia | 23:50 | A new bycatch device would improve the sustainability of wild shrimp fisheries by 35 per cent in Australia’s Northern prawn fishery. Full Story
Fluctuations in forage fish population are common, a study reveals
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Galicia supported modernization of seafood processing industry with EU
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Bumble Bee Introduces Bold New Flavours and Premium Protein Snacks
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Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia
The plant is expected to start operations in July 2017, process approximately 12,000 tonnes of salmon annually, and serve customers in Western Canada and North West USA.
World Leading Aquaculture Technology Delivers Sustainable Premium Products
The flesh of the Giant Grouper is white and flakes beautifully and the skin is wonderfully elastic, it’s no wonder Australians are excited by the emergence of this spectacular and sustainable product from Tropical Finfish.
IFFO clarifies some issues regarding marine ingredients
Worldwide Last week, the International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation responded to a series of media articles focusing on the marine ingredients and aquaculture industries.
Thai Union records higher sales, despite difficult environment
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Shellfish and seaweed fisheries closure extended in earthquake affected area
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'Historic achievement' of the Mexican tuna industry
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