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High growth expectations for 'Kindai tuna'

JAPAN
Friday, November 28, 2014, 23:50 (GMT + 9)

Kinki University (Kindai) expects that by 2020 there will have been a threefold increase in the farmed bluefin tuna obtained through an innovative technique it developed to offset overfishing impacts on this resource. The university is confident that the new way of raising bluefin tuna from eggs to maturity, whose meat has been named Kindai tuna, will contribute for annual shipments to increase from 2,000 to 3,000 this year, and to 6,000 by 2020, The Japan Times reported. Meanwhile, given the decline in bluefin tuna stocks in the Pacific Ocean, Japan and other tuna-fishing economies are due to tighten fisheries control measures starting next year. University Kinki's project was appealing to Tuna Dream Goto Co, a subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho Corp, with headquarters in Nagasaki prefecture, which has become a commercial partner and certified producer of Kindai tuna. &ldquo... FULL STORY

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Fresh salmon export volumes for week 47 are down 190 tonnes compared to week 46 and down 220 tonnes compared t... FULL STORY
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The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) prepublished legislation approving the rules for the formalization, adapt... FULL STORY

Spain
Pescanova does not return to Stock Exchange due to 'serious doubts'
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The board of directors of the Galician multinational firm Pescanova admitted that "there are serious uncertainties that discourage the request to... FULL STORY

Australia
Draft strategy supports sustainable fisheries management in the Pacific
Nov 28, 23:30
Australia will present a draft harvest strategy for key tuna species at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (... FULL STORY

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Seafood catches could grow 30pc in 30 years
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Several scientists participating in an international conference on the future of the seafood sector organized by the Cooperative of Shipowners of the ... FULL STORY
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