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IN BRIEF - The first cruise of the scientific ship Dra. Barbieri set sail, it will study yellow and red prawns and nylon shrimp

Thursday, May 30, 2024

It will take place between May 16 to August 15, 2024.
On May 16, the scientific vessel Dra. Barbieri set sail from the Port of Valparaíso to carry out the "Direct evaluation of yellow shrimp, red shrimp and nylon shrimp between the Regions of Antofagasta and Biobío" the project leadership is led by the Researcher Carolina Lang. The captain of the ship is Rolando Cabrera, and the head of the cruise ship is the fishing engineer Bernardo Leiva.
Gonzalo Pereira, Executive Director of IFOP, expressed “this is a new milestone for the Dra. Barbieri ship, which set sail on the first crustacean research cruise, between Antofagasta and Santa María Island in the south of Chile, a total of 20 participating people among the crew, researchers from the direct evaluation department as well as from the oceanography and environment department and scientific observers.

For us, this cruise is tremendously important because we are beginning a new stage, in which we have two scientific vessels carrying out parallel research work, which previously had to be done alternately either with the Abate Molina or with leased vessels. I have to highlight that this first cruise has the participation of the pilot Ailyn Miranda.”

Source: IFOP

Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: The tuna gets naked on the big screen

Monday, June 17, 2024

A documentary film by Javier Linares narrates in audiovisual language what is behind a can of tuna to attest to the sustainability of the fishery

A few years ago a documentary put the fishing industry in the eye of the hurricane. Seaspiracy, directed by the British Ali Tabrizi and broadcast by Netflix, denounced "unsustainable fishing" and attacked the consumption model, discouraging the consumption of fish. It began with the story of the filmmaker as a child, camera in hand recording the ocean, and he continues to blame fishing for having destroyed his romantic vision of the sea.

Source: La Voz de Galicia l Read the full article here

Other Media | EuropaAzul: The French Basque purse seine fleet included among those that must respect a ban to protect cetaceans

Monday, June 17, 2024

The Basque-French fishing fleet has been included in the list of those that will have to be subject to a ban to protect cetaceans

The bolincheros, already affected by the drop in the horse mackerel quota, have been included in the list of fleets affected by the one-month ban to combat accidental catches of cetaceans.

The bolincheros, already affected by the drop in the horse mackerel quota, have been included in the list of trades affected by the closure of fishing for a month to fight against accidental captures of cetaceans.

Source: EuropaAzul l Read the full article here

Other Media | The Fishing Daily: Norway Announces New Regulations for Snow Crab Fishing Permits

Monday, June 17, 2024

The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Fisheries has announced the revocation of all existing snow crab fishing permits, effective January 1, 2025.

This move follows a decision made in December 2023 to limit participation in snow crab fishing, aiming to improve profitability and reduce environmental impact.

Author: Oliver McBride / Thr Fishing Daily l Read the full article here


Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Norwegian salmon producer announces name change as part of rebranding

Monday, June 17, 2024

Norwegian salmon producer SinkabergHansen has announced a name change, rebranding the company as Sinkaberg.

The announcement was made on Thursday, June 13. Along with the new name, the company, which produces more than 35,000 tons of salmon a year, has introduced a new logo and other branding updates.

Despite the change Sinkaberg is clean to stress continuity.

Source: SalmonBusiness l Read the full article here


Other Media | Fish Farmer: Labour recognises salmon as key to ‘Brand Scotland’

Monday, June 17, 2024

The salmon industry’s role as an intrinsic part of “Brand Scotland” gets a nod in the Labour Party’s election manifesto, published yesterday. The manifesto also commits to negotiating a new veterinary agreement with the European Union.

The 136-page document, among a raft of pledges, includes a promise that the UK Government would take a more collaborative approach with the Scottish Government on international engagement.

Author: Robert Outram / Fish Farmer l Read the full article here


IN BRIEF - Good catches of Loligo, Illex, hubbsi hake and toothfish

Friday, June 14, 2024

The first season of Loligo squid this year, in the waters of the Falkland Islands, was completed within the established time, in contrast to what happened in the second season of 2023 when it was decided to close early for reasons of stock conservation, as reported by the Fisheries Department of the Islands.
The average catch per vessel, per day, was among the lowest for the first seasons since 2020, but higher than any other first season, prior to 2019.
Until the third week of May, the total catch of Illex squid for this year has been the highest since 2021 and the second highest since 2015.
Once again, the largest catch of varieties with scales has been that of hake and although it is the lowest since 2020, it is also the highest between the period from 1989 to 2018. As for the rock cod, (patagonotothen ramsayi) its volume catch has been the highest since 2016, but with a discard of 90%.
Finally, the average catch of toothfish per vessel has been the highest since statistics have been kept.
Source: MercoPress

IN BRIEF - FECOP Promotes the Blue Economy with the Women’s Nautical School

Friday, June 14, 2024

Thanks to the work of the Matchmaking initiative carried out in the context of the High-Level Event “Immersed in Change,” led by Ambassador Gina Guillen Grillo, the Women’s Nautical School project of the Costa Rican Federation of Fishing (FECOP) received technical support from GIZ and the European Union.

FECOP is proud to highlight its commitment to the Blue Economy and gender equity through the Women’s Nautical School initiative. This initiative stands out as an exemplary model of sustainability and inclusive development in the sport fishing sector.

During the high-level event “Immersed in Change,” held in Costa Rica on June 7 and 8, the Delegation of the European Union in Costa Rica, represented by Ambassador Philippe Lempereur, met with the Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and FECOP to reaffirm the EU’s commitment to financially support the consolidation of the Women’s Nautical School.

The Women’s Nautical School not only promotes the sustainability of our ocean but also advances gender equity by fostering the employability of women in the fishing tourism sector. This EU-backed initiative will enable more women to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in this industry, thus contributing to more inclusive and sustainable economic development.

Source: Tico Times

Other media | MundoAcuicola: AquaVision 2024 brought together the main leaders of world aquaculture in Norway

Friday, June 14, 2024

AquaVision 2024 brings together global leaders to discuss sustainability and artificial intelligence in the aquaculture industry.

During this week, Nutreco CEO David Blakemore inaugurated a new version of AquaVision in Stavanger, Norway. He brought together more than 450 participants from more than 40 countries. This year there was a program focused on some of the most relevant topics in the industry: economy, sustainability and artificial intelligence.

The event, organized by Skretting and its parent company Nutreco, has established itself as an important meeting place.

Source: MundoAcuicola l Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Balfegó captured 3,087 tons of bluefin tuna in twelve days

Friday, June 14, 2024

Grup Balfegó has captured in twelve effective days of fishing the 3,087 tons of Mediterranean bluefin tuna that were assigned to it this year, adding the fishing opportunities obtained after various commercial agreements as well as those corresponding to the company. This year, the Catalan group specialized in capturing Thunnus Thynnus for fattening in cages has mobilized ten purse seiners that began their deployment on May 26: a fleet led by its two vessels “La Frau” and “Tio Gel II”, a third Spanish-flagged, five French-flagged and two Italian, joined by seventeen tugboats and 6 auxiliary vessels.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras l Read the full article here

Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Cherry salmon proves fruitful for Japanese fish farmer

Friday, June 14, 2024

Izumisawa Suisan is first to obtain ASC certification for the species

Japanese farm Izumisawa Suisan has become the first commercial farm to obtain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for its cherry salmon production. The farm, which also produces coho salmon, is based in Kamaishi City in Iwate Prefecture along the Kamaishi Bay.

Cherry salmon, named for its pink cherry-coloured scales, boasts a refined, light flesh colour and delicate fat. Its name is derived from the fact that it is often harvested during the enchanting “sakura” or cherry blossom season in Japan.

Source: fishfarmingexpert l Read the full article here


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