The Responsible Fishing Scheme has been developed to raise standards in the catching sector. The Responsible Fishing Scheme was created in response to the needs of the seafood supply chain to demonstrate their commitment to the responsible sourcing of seafood. The aim is that over time it will become a condition of supply.
Based on a Publicly Available Specification from the British Standards Institution (BSi), the Responsible Fishing Scheme is an independent, audited assessment of the application of good practice by a vessel skipper and crew in their fishing operations.
High-stakes herring fishery gamble Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is gambling with a public resource when it comes to herring fishery management. Herring populations are so important yet so variable that managing them in a conventional wa...
Tuna fishing season in the Pacific Ocean began Mexico
The National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (CONAPESCA) announced that on Monday, January 20, the tuna fishing season began with purse-seine vessels in the Pacific Ocean.