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The plenary session of the Senate has given the green light to the Sustainable Fishing and Fisheries Research Bill by 144 votes in favor, one against and 115 abstentions. The norm will have to go through Congress again for its final approval.
In the words of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, this is the "most important bill of this legislature in terms of fisheries."
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The general director of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Technological Innovation, Antonio Basanta, announced yesterday to the bateeiros that in the next few days they will open between 20 and 25 kilometers of coastline that were now closed to the extraction of calves. The Xunta did not specify the situation of those stones in which cheek can now be collected, but pointed out that they correspond to those that appeared in the "reasonable and viable proposals" sent by a part of the sector.
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10 months of aquaculture in Toyonaka, Osaka "Raised in downtown"
Fish Biotech (Toyonaka City, Osaka Prefecture, President Takanobu Migita), which is engaged in the research and development of aquaculture technology in the Sabaya Group, has succeeded in growing chub mackerel in a closed circulation land-based aquaculture system (RAS). The first shipment will be on the 8th, and it will be offered as sashimi at some stores in Osaka and Hyogo prefectures of the group's mackerel specialty restaurant "SABAR" until the 11th.
President Migita said, "Land-farmed mackerel raised in a downtown area that doesn't know the sea. It can be popularized as a delicious and safe mackerel.
Faroese salmon-farming firm Bakkafrost is forging ahead with an ambitious DKK 6.2 billion (USD 886 million, EUR 833 million) investment plan for 2022-2026, with a heavy focus on Scotland.
In 2019, Bakkafrost purchased a majority stake in the Scottish Salmon Company for NOK 3.76 billion (USD 411.1 million, EUR 374 million at time of sale), making it Scotland's second-largest salmon farmer by volume.
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Fresh salmon prices have hit a new record for the third week in succession, according to Statistics Norway.
Just when many people thought they might be due for a downward correction, they shot up by 6.2% to NOK 119.48 a kilo (£9.45) in week 9. Some buyers are describing the current market situation as being “quite crazy”.
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By March 7, 2023, Russian fishermen caught almost 16 thousand tons of capelin in the Barents Sea, which is 14.6% higher than the figure for the same date in 2022 (63.5% of Russia's national quota - 24.85 thousand tons). There are five fishing boats. The course of the fishery was discussed at the coordinating headquarters in the Federal Agency for Fisheries. According to science, large-sized fish predominate in the aggregations, the sex ratio is one to one, the migration of fish goes to the shores of Murman and Northern Norway.
On behalf of Vasily Sokolov, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Fishery, the North Sea, West-Baltic and North-Western territorial departments of the Federal Agency for Fishery carried out explanatory work with fishing companies to increase the efficiency of developing the allocated volumes of capelin in the Northern Basin.
Specialists of the polar branch of the All-Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography presented a forecast for the development of the capelin season for the next week.
After a long break, the Russian delegation, at the invitation of the Chinese side, arrived in Zhuhai (China) to hold the Thirty-First Session of the Joint Russian-Chinese Commission for Cooperation in the Field of Fisheries. The Commission was established to implement the Agreement between the Government of the USSR and the Government of the PRC on cooperation in the field of fisheries of October 4, 1988.
The head of the Chinese delegation noted that Russian-Chinese relations in the field of fisheries are a priority, in connection with which the visit of Russian representatives is the first among foreign delegations after the lifting of restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The parties will consider issues of joint protection of sturgeon and salmon species in the border waters of the Amur and Ussuri rivers, as well as proposals for restoring their stocks by releasing juveniles border territories.
2023 marks the 35th anniversary of cooperation between Russia and China in the field of fisheries.
The experience gained in cooperation allows us to plan fishing activities in the long term and increase fish stocks. Close cooperation between the specialists of the two countries, as before, will continue in the intersessional period.
Total trade turnover between Russia and China from January to February 2023 increasedby 25.9%.
According to the report "Semester Focus on Salmon Exports" from INE Los Lagos, the value of regional salmon exports increased 23.2% in the second half of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021, mainly affected by +greater exports to Asia and North America.
During this period, regional exports reached 3,507.1 million dollars of which 82.8% (USD $2,902.7) corresponded to products derived from salmon
On land, just like at sea, everyday life has its difficulties. Inevitably, marine life divides thousands of families between these two spaces. Those who set sail, traditionally men, will have to weather storms to extract protein from the ocean. They become sustenance, as are those that remain and must weather the storms that take place on the surface.
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Russia is the main supplier of pollock in Asia South Korea
Import volume by February 2023 down 28% year-on-year
Frozen pollock imported into Korea in February 2023 was 18,949 tons, down 25% from 25,365 tons in the same period last year, and the cumulati...
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