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Foundation to award USD 950,000 for fisheries innovation projects

UNITED STATES | Friday, April 20, 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has made a request for proposals focusing on innovation and supporting effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities in the implementation of sustainable fisheries in the United States.

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Three huge fish farms to be built in southern province
China | 01:30 | China's southern-most island province of Hainan is to build three large fish farm cages, each as big as seven standard soccer fields. Full Story
Nordic seafood trade growth demands better air freight service
Norway | 00:40 | Freighter service firm Saudia Airlines Cargo is considering launching services to the Nordic area given the continued growth of seafood volumes in the region. Full Story
Two Skye salmon farms given go-ahead despite environmental concerns
United Kingdom | 23:50 | Highland Council authorised two salmon farms to be situated off the coast of Skye, amid fears the environmental impact on the beautiful natural zone could be “irreversible.” Full Story
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Tinned tuna zinc could harm bowel metabolism
United States New research carried out by Binghamton University, New York, suggests that tinned tuna contains up to 100 times more zinc than is safe, which could seriously affect people's bowel nutrient absorption.
Fishery authority rejects Marine Harvest plan to farm salmon on vessel
Norway The Norwegian Fisheries Directorate has rejected Marine Harvest Norway’s application for six development licenses to produce salmon on a bulk vessel.
Squid season records better catches and prices
Argentina Until April 4, a total of 85,474 tonnes of Illex argentinus squid had been landed in Argentine ports, of which 42,590 tonnes were unloaded in Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires).
Satlink favours collaboration between tuna fleets and seismic surveys
Spain A new system based on the exchange of information among vessels jointly developed by the satellite telecommunications company Satlink and the Spanish tuna fleet, introduces a pioneering collaboration among different types of fleets.