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2009-03-02 13:00:00

A UN report published on Monday said the fishing industry must do more to confront the effects of climate change as well as get a grip on the perennial problem of overfishing.

2008-10-14 14:29:02

Major calls for temporary closure of a Mediterranean tuna fishery business have been backed by major tuna-fishing nations, as they have been branded a "disgrace" by a recent expert report.

2008-10-08 18:00:16

TWO fishermen were arrested on suspicion of casting illegal nets. A crackdown on poaching has seen the Environment Agency step up its patrols on the River Wear in a bid to protect migrating salmon and sea trout.

2008-10-05 06:00:09

Text of report by Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation text website on 4 October The recently detained Japanese longline vessel FV Kinei Maru 118 has been fined 2.1m dollars [approx 300,000 US] for breaching its fishing licence conditions.

2008-10-01 09:00:22

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Deborah Kuo] Kaohsiung, Oct.

2008-09-23 09:00:36

BEDFORD, NS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian coldwater shrimp join Argentine scallops as Clearwater Seafoods' second MSC certified offering. The Marine Stewardship Council has certified the Canadian northern prawn fishery as a sustainable and well-managed fishery.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

Text of report by Edwin Agola entitled "Magufuli hikes foreign trawler fees" published by Tanzanian newspaper The Guardian website on 20 September The government has increased fishing license fees for foreign vessels.

2008-07-10 06:00:26

Text of report by Namibian news agency Nampa website [Unidentified Reporter: "Ministers Committed To Stop Illegal Fishing in SADC"] WINDHOEK, 9 July: Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers responsible for Marine Fisheries vowed to close their ports to all illegal vessels as part of their commitment to stop illegal fishing in the region.

2008-01-05 06:00:12

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2007-02-27 18:50:56

The European Union's top fisheries official on Tuesday pressed for stronger protections for the overfished bluefin tuna, an increasingly rare delicacy in high-end restaurants around the world.

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Chilean Sea Bass, Dissostichus eleginoides
2013-01-12 08:49:28

The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...

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