The European fishing industry represented by Europe^che urges the EU not to co-sign a Panama’s proposal to include blue shark in Appendix II of CITES.
This country is seeking support from the international community to adopt trade restrictions for this and other shark species at the 19th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Panama City, 14-25 November 2022). Furthermore, according to the sector, the proposal lacks both the necessary scientific and legal basis.
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full article here
The Department of Fisheries at Khon Kaen University is carrying out a farming project with vannamei white shrimp that uses a low-saline water circulation system. The project is the collaboration between the department and Thai Union Feed Mill.
To be sustainable, shrimp farming systems need circulating water and a way to drain sewage and wastes in the pond. Waste from shrimp farming can be converted into fish feeds, while the circulated water can be treated in a closed system to reduce waste discharges in the environment.
Norway Royal Salmon (NRS) and SalMar have reached an agreement to merge the two companies, with SalMar as the acquiring company.
The parties have negotiated a proposal for an exchange ratio of 0.369 shares in SalMar per share in NRS. Based on SalMar’s volume, weighted average closing price on the Oslo Stock Exchange from 4 April to 20 May, this amounted to a value of NOK 265.18 per share in NRS
Author: Edward Hardy / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
With plenty of horse mackerel from Fisterra to the south, where until a few days ago around 2% of the quotas available to Spain had been caught, the coastal fleet of northwestern Spain needs more quota in the northern fringe of Galicia, from Fisterra, and in the rest of the Bay of Biscay. That is why purse seiners and trawlers welcome an increase in the quota that for consumers will mean a greater supply of this fresh blue fish, just at the moment when demand increases, due to the arrival of the heat and, above all, because it is usually affordable and with endless elaborations in the kitchen.
Source: La Voz de Galicia | Read the full articlehere
Almost three years have passed since, in December 2019, the shortfin mako was included in Appendix II of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, increasing the level of environmental protection for this shark species reinforcing the conditions for its commercialization. And it has not been until now when the fleet has begun to see the light at the end of the tunnel after a complex process of bureaucratic adaptation
Source: IndustriasPesqueras | read the full articlehere
Irish fishing communities take their case to Europe for a fair share of the fish in Irish waters – Chris MacManus MEP and Pádraig MacLochlainn TD
A delegation of representatives of the fishing industry and fishing communities from around Ireland will be in Brussels on Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st May to make the case for Ireland’s fishing fleet to be allocated a fair share of the fish in Irish waters.
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full articlehere
In the OMC meeting that is being held, one word is heard: Elimination of fishing subsidies: “It is now or never”. This was said by the chairman of the OMC negotiations, echoing the comments of delegates from several countries. With just over 20 days to go before the 12th Ministerial Conference, there is still no agreement on key points such as fuel subsidies, overfishing ambitions and human rights.
Exports with a slight drop in May Argentina
According to data provided by CAPECA, foreign sales registered a 1.6% decline compared to the same period in 2021. In the first 5 months of 2022 there were sales of 674 million dollars. The biggest fa...