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INPLF joins a global collaboration to research fishing communities

INDONESIA | Saturday, July 22, 2017
A team of international partners and local stakeholders is to develop a project intended to help build long-term research capability for marine planning in East and Southeast Asia over the next four years and support local coastal communities.


Snow crab fishery closes to protect right whales
Canada | 00:20 | Fisheries and Oceans Canada decided the closure of snow crab season in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence with the aim of protecting North Atlantic right whales from risks posed by the crustacean fishing gear in the area. Full Story
Document highlights effectiveness in anchovy juvenile protection
Peru | 00:00 | The National Fisheries Society released a document on the protection of juveniles in anchovy sustainability as part of its effort to inform public opinion in a transparent way about the activities of the anchovy fishing industry. Full Story
Maruha Nichiro improves earnings aided by foreign gains
Japan | 23:50 | It is expected that Maruha Nichiro reports a record pretax profit of around USD 76 million for the April-June quarter, representing 30 per cent growth year on year. Full Story
Gfresh Partners with JD.com to Smash Single Day Sales Record of Live Lobsters
An international sales promotion at JD achieved single day record-breaking sales of live lobsters, many of these lobsters were purchased in partnership with Gfresh, the world's largest online seafood marketplace.
Ny-Fiskur Invests in Another FleXicut System
Icelandic fish producer Ny-Fiskur has announced it is investing in a second FleXicut system from Marel for its processing facility in Sandgerdi, Iceland.
AS PRFoods Sales Revenue Increase by 34%
In the Q2 2017 the unaudited consolidated sales revenue of PRFoods increased by +33.9% - EUR +3.3 million - reaching the level of EUR 13.1 million.
Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation Announces the 25th Alaska Symphony of Seafood 2018
The Alaska Symphony of Seafood is a competition for new value-added products made from Alaska seafood, its goal is to inspire innovative ways to fully utilize and increase the value of Alaska’s seafood.
Whale shark capture and trade banned
Peru The Ministry of Production announced a ban on whale shark (Rhincodon typus) capture in marine waters of Peruvian jurisdiction as well as its landing, transportation, retention, processing and marketing.
Thailand to make bigger effort against IUU fishing, according to the EU
Thailand The Thai government's efforts to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing seem to be insufficient for the European Commission to withdraw the 'yellow card' issued to that country.
Industry praises financial aid for paua fishermen
New Zealand Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the financial assistance package announced by the Government for the Kaikoura commercial paua divers, who have been under considerable financial stress since last year’s earthquake.
Important research progress made in disease-resistant seaweed
United Kingdom A team of scientists conducting research into the genetic make-up of a resilient red alga is a step closer to breeding disease-resistant seaweed.