The European Commission has defended before the fishing advisory councils (AC) its fishing roadmap, which includes the Action Plan, which proposes the elimination of trawling in 30% of European waters in 2030, as we discussed in depth in the March issue of Industrias Pesqueras, and has announced the launch of a specific working group to promote its implementation.
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Many dissenting opinions continue to be discussed sardine Fisheries Agency Fisheries Research and Education Organization
On the 7th, the Fisheries Agency held a review meeting (stakeholder meeting) on the resource management policy for the Pacific anchovy stock in Tokyo, and began trialling the total allowable catch (TAC) management for this stock from 2024, and then transitioned to full-scale management in stages.
The content of this plan is to set resource targets that match the actual fishing conditions, grasp the catch volume, and verify the effectiveness of conventional management measures, without imposing a compulsory catch limit for several years. There are several opposing opinions from related fishermen and local governments, and the agency will continue to analyze the evolution of the issue.
The Chinese port of Ningbo-Zhoushan has opened for the first time to import king crab from Russia, in addition to ports in Shanghai and Tianjin that already handle crustaceans.
Recently a Russian ship docked at the port of Ningbo Zhoushan and offloaded 74.3 tons of blue crab for customs clearance, according to an updated WeChat page of the port of Ningbo Zhoushan.
The crab was to be shipped mainly to Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other cities in mainland China, as well as to the Hangzhou seafood trade market.
Live Russian king crabs sell for up to 750 yuan per kilogram ($110 per kg) in markets in China.
According to Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, in order to expedite transportation and delivery, the port will provide 24-hour customs clearance and priority screening to ensure "zero waiting" for the live product.
Last month, industry sources said king crab prices in China fell late last year due to oversupply from Russia and COVID controls. Now it seems that prices are rising again.
Russia is focusing on the Chinese market after losing access to Western markets due to the conflict in Ukraine.
The AquaForum Aysén 2023 seminar, which was scheduled for April 21, had to be rescheduled for May 25, for reasons of force majeure. The event will continue to be at the Hotel Loberías del Sur, in Puerto Chacabuco.
It is also recalled that the seminar that will have as its main theme "Salmon farming in Aysén: Potentialities in regional development", is already open for registration and places have been running out quickly.
xpertSea Responsible Shrimp makes it easy for buyers to meet evolving market conditions, achieve sustainability goals, and accelerate the uptake of responsible practices throughout the industry
XpertSea, a Canadian technology company that makes aquaculture more productive and sustainable, today announced xpertSea Responsible Shrimp, a new data-driven service that makes sourcing sustainable shrimp easy for international buyers.
The general director of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Technological Innovation, Antonio Basanta, announced yesterday to the bateeiros that in the next few days they will open between 20 and 25 kilometers of coastline that were now closed to the extraction of calves. The Xunta did not specify the situation of those stones in which cheek can now be collected, but pointed out that they correspond to those that appeared in the "reasonable and viable proposals" sent by a part of the sector.
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The plenary session of the Senate has given the green light to the Sustainable Fishing and Fisheries Research Bill by 144 votes in favor, one against and 115 abstentions. The norm will have to go through Congress again for its final approval.
In the words of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, this is the "most important bill of this legislature in terms of fisheries."
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Faroese salmon-farming firm Bakkafrost is forging ahead with an ambitious DKK 6.2 billion (USD 886 million, EUR 833 million) investment plan for 2022-2026, with a heavy focus on Scotland.
In 2019, Bakkafrost purchased a majority stake in the Scottish Salmon Company for NOK 3.76 billion (USD 411.1 million, EUR 374 million at time of sale), making it Scotland's second-largest salmon farmer by volume.
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10 months of aquaculture in Toyonaka, Osaka "Raised in downtown"
Fish Biotech (Toyonaka City, Osaka Prefecture, President Takanobu Migita), which is engaged in the research and development of aquaculture technology in the Sabaya Group, has succeeded in growing chub mackerel in a closed circulation land-based aquaculture system (RAS). The first shipment will be on the 8th, and it will be offered as sashimi at some stores in Osaka and Hyogo prefectures of the group's mackerel specialty restaurant "SABAR" until the 11th.
President Migita said, "Land-farmed mackerel raised in a downtown area that doesn't know the sea. It can be popularized as a delicious and safe mackerel.
Fresh salmon prices have hit a new record for the third week in succession, according to Statistics Norway.
Just when many people thought they might be due for a downward correction, they shot up by 6.2% to NOK 119.48 a kilo (£9.45) in week 9. Some buyers are describing the current market situation as being “quite crazy”.
Author: Vince McDonagh / FishFarmer | read the full articlehere