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A United Nations agency said Wednesday it has adopted international guidelines designed to ease the impact of commercial deep-sea fishing. The guidelines, the result of two years of negotiation, limit the impact fishing has on habitats and deep-sea fish species, the U.N.
According to Oman News: The Ministry of Fisheries said that the offensive smell at the Sultanate coasts from al Batinah region to Muscat governorate is mainly due to a natural phenomenon called 'upwelling'. The offensive smell will dissolve soon, the Ministry added.Eng.
As you report (BusinessDay, July 26-27), who should control fisheries isn't simple. Economically, rational fisheries management doesn't always equal sustainable use and would seldom equal sustainable management of the ecosystem those fish live in.
By ANDREW FORGRAVE Rural Affairs Editor FISH farming can become a major industry in Wales, according to the country's first Fisheries Strategy, launched this week by rural affairs minister Elin Jones.
Ocean Conservancy has been chosen as one of Food & Wine magazine's Eco-Ocean award winners for working to restore Gulf of Mexico red snapper.
QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 7, 2008) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, hereby notifies the public that, on June 11, Judge Michel Dionne sentenced Bertrand Benard, of Fatima, to a $600 fine plus 90 days of community service for having fished lobster and rock crab without a licence and for possession of lobsters that were smaller than the legal size.
What happened to the king salmon run in Alaska may be remain a mystery, but what's known for sure is a popular fishery has closed because of a dismal return.
A new study helps explain a cyclic increase and decrease of jellyfish populations, which transformed parts of the Bering Sea--one of the U.S.'s most productive fisheries--into veritable jellytoriums during the 1990s.
How about a job grossing half a million bucks in 60 minutes? That's what some commercial seine fishermen in Sitka, Alaska, scooped out of the water on Wednesday -- in the form of fatty, silvery Pacific herring.
At a time when a quarter of the world's fisheries are considered depleted, can commercial fishermen make more money by fishing less? A study published in the Friday edition of the journal Science says they can - with one condition.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.