The Balfegó purse seiners are already moored in the port of L'Ametlla de Mar after finishing the annual bluefin tuna (Thunnus Thynnus) fishing campaign in the western Mediterranean. The fleet, led and commanded by La Frau and Tio Gel II, boats captained by the Balfegó family, has captured the assigned quota –a total of 2,485 tons from the trade agreements reached this year– in just 11 days of effective fishing.
The marine protection organization OceanCare has developed a system that allows sperm whales to be located by the characteristic sounds they emit to communicate and find food in order to transmit their position in real time and prevent them from colliding with ships.
The system, called SAvE Whales, consists of a series of high-tech buoys submerged up to 100 meters deep and powered by solar energy, which are equipped with hydrophones capable of locating the characteristic sounds of sperm whales, called clicks.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | read the full article here
On the Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new online service NAIS, you can follow sea traffic in Norwegian waters in real time.
The new service which was recently introduced can follow the traffic picture along the coast and in Norwegian sea areas in real time, it allows for you to search for single vessels up to a week back in time, get weather data, and click on virtual symbols in the map to see details about reefs and grounds.
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full article here
Salmon producer Nova Austral has given up the second of two sites it had been leasing from another salmon farmer, Australis, in the Skyring area of southern Chile.
In November last year Nova Austral announced that it had decided to close the first site, Skyring 3, just three months after it had stocked 750,000 smolts, after the Skyring area experienced extreme weather conditions and the site was heavily predated by sea lions.
Author: Jonathan Garcés / Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here
Japan’s largest rotary sushi chain, Sushiro, will raise its prices in response to higher material costs and lower profits.
Sushiro is Japan’s largest sushi chain both in terms of sales and number of outlets. The chain has maintained a price of JPY 100 (USD 0.75, EUR 0.70), before tax, for a plate of two nigiri sushi since its establishment in 1984.
Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
Another 50 speakers will be announced over the next couple of weeks. For the first time ever, the event will bring together the global business’ senior leaders, to address the most important questions facing the shrimp industry worldwide.
It’s set to be an event packed with crucial insights that will take its place as an essential fixture in the seafood calendar. Tickets are selling fast and are available through the Global Shrimp Forum website.
Source: The Fish Site | read the full article here
Aquaculture researchers secure more than £1m funding to explore imaging technology and AI. Trio of innovation projects backed by SAIC expected to deliver positive environmental and fish health impacts.
The Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) will support three new innovation projects that aim to deliver economic impact and reduce the environmental footprint of aquaculture, following its latest call for research initiatives.
June 2022 Fareham UK, Kópavogur Iceland - The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition, or IceFish as it’s known, opens its doors and will welcome exhibitors and attendees from around the world, at Smárinn, Kópavogur, Iceland.
Established in 1984 and held every 3 years, in this case 5 years due to covid, exhibiting companies at IceFish will showcase their newest technologies, products and services to both attendees and potential customers from a range of commercial fisheries organisations and associated businesses.
This year's IceFish exhibition will include:
- A virtual IceFish exhibition running alongside the in person event
- Industry variety as the sector continues the move into processing of seafood
- Matchmaking meetings (8-9 June)
- The 8th Icefish awards, recognising excellence in the industry
Within the framework of the day against illegal fishing, the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA) highlights the strengthening of the electronic monitoring system for the control of fishing operations, which considers the use of VMS, on-board cameras, electronic log and certification of landings in electronic systems to enhance the control of fishing operations.
Source: MundoAcuicola | read the full article here
An interactive tool that consolidates data on seafood production from six global rating and certification programs, provides NGOs, policymakers, businesses and other stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of the sustainability of seafood. sea products.
Users can see which species are certified by which organization, where there is room for improvement, and where seafood producers need help moving forward on their journey toward environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
La Pampilla, crime and punishment Peru
In our always convulsed country, the issue of the oil spill produced by the La Pampilla Refinery of the Repsol Group, on January 15, was forgotten news, until a revelation shook us reminding us that a...