Shetland Fishermen’s Association has secured £5,000 in funding from the Regional Food Fund to promote the isles’ fantastic seafood produce.
The SFA will work in collaboration with Taste of Shetland to build on their Local Seafood Provenance Scheme which was launched in 2019.
The funding will be used to highlight where fish and shellfish can be bought in Shetland, carry out seafood pop-up promotional events using the Taste of Shetland trailer and commission food education videos
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full article here
The Canadian government is proposing to introduce an “enhanced performance” salmon farming licence that would give producers in British Columbia longer term permits in return for adopting new technology and methods to reduce interactions with wild Pacific salmon.
The suggestion is included in a new framework for discussions that will help formulate a plan for the federal government’s policy of transition from open net pen salmon farming in the province.
Author: Gareth Moore / Fishfarmingexpert | Read the full articlehere
Roxtec, the global specialist specialized in sealing systems for cables and pipes, guarantees the highest quality and safety of its solutions thanks to the work carried out in the high-performance laboratory that Roxtec has in the town of Karlskrona (Sweden). The company has in these facilities the necessary equipment to carry out safe and exhaustive fire resistance tests, which allows the continuous development of approved safety products, as well as the performance of tests for specific customer requirements.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
The Aquatic Resources Authority of Panama (ARAP) has recalled that, within the framework of the management plan for the exploitation of anchoveta, landings, yields per vessel and the beginning of the spawning period of this species are controlled and once yields reach 15% of the average for the season, which began last April, is closed. And, in this sense, he points out that the closure is close.
Source: IndustriasPesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Jack mackerel (Trachurus murphyi) – the main industrial fishery in the south-central zone of Chile – was dangerously overexploited at the beginning of the 2000s. Its subsequent management has been considered a success, and the species' recovery is now resulting in European seafood companies turning to it as an alternative to mackerel caught in the North Atlantic, a fishery that has become embroiled in management issues.
Author: Christian Molinari / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
A group of renowned American chefs, NGOs and business leaders have launched the Coalition for Sustainable Aquaculture (CSA), a coalition created with the aim of promoting the sustainable and equitable growth of offshore aquaculture in the country.
To this end, and with a view to charting a path marked by responsibility for ocean aquaculture, the CSA advocates the establishment of a solid regulatory framework to ensure that aquaculture on the high seas is safe, sustainable, equitable and supported by in science.
Europêche and the European Association of Fish Producers Organisation (EAPO) has criticised a statement on seafood traceability signed by the Fisheries Control Coalition, IUU Coalition and Wholesalers & Retailers.
Concerned by what they perceived as persisting overfishing and the impact of fishing on endangered species, wildlife and marine ecosystems, eleven European wholesalers and retailers called on EU Member States and the EU institutions to ensure sustainable fisheries management via their revision of the EU fisheries Control Regulation.
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full articlehere
Stressing the need for upscaling seaweed farming, Dr A Gopalakrishnan, director of ICAR-CMFRI, said that the institute has done georeferencing of 342 additional suitable farming sites over 24,167 ha with a production potential of 9.7 million tonnes (wet weight) per year.
He was speaking at a National Campaign on non-conventional aquaculture systems organised by the CMFRI as part of the Azadi Ka Amirt Mahotsav.
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