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2008-09-03 21:00:10

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.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

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.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

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.

2008-07-31 18:00:29

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.

2008-07-24 18:00:35

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.

2008-07-07 09:00:32

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.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

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.

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2008-05-29 15:48:03

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.

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2008-03-30 12:00:00

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.

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2007-12-07 11:20:00

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.


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