Rod catch figures for salmon and sea trout in Scotland last year were the lowest since records began in 1952, figures from the Scottish Government show.
Salmon and trout fishery statistics for the 2021 season show that 35,693 catches were reported for salmon and 12,636 trout. The spring catch for salmon was 66% of the previous five-year average, while the equivalent figure for sea trout was 77%.
The snow crab market in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is in turmoil as landings are well ahead of previous years and processors say they are “compelled to respond” to the market uncertainty.
The Association of Seafood Producers, a nonprofit representing seafood producers in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, said the snow crab market is “not functioning in a normal manner,” and that U.S. and Japanese buyers have been “reluctant to place orders.”
Author: Chris Chase / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
The use of restorative and circular raw materials, such as microalgae and insect meal, advances in BioMar seeking to respond to the final consumer who demands sustainability from different points of the chain.
Decisions and implementation of innovative strategies in sustainability are not quick, but they produce important changes when they occur. That is what BioMar has been doing in recent years and, recently, with the gradual incorporation of insect meal in its food supply for salmonids in Chile.
Food products from the Galician sea and countryside will not be lacking in Salimat, the Atlantic Food Show, which will open its doors on Thursday at the Feira Internacional de Galicia, in Silleda.
The Consellería do Mar will participate in the event with a 160-square-meter pavilion that will house seven companies and entities from the fishing sector. The space includes a room for tastings and tastings in which different workshops will be held to publicize the products of the Galician sea.
Source: LaVoz de Galicia | Read the full article here
Fuzhou, China-based Pingtan Marine has said it is expediting the modification and rebuilding of a new batch of fishing vessels to “further increase harvest capacity and volume,” despite China’s recent announcement of new fishing restrictions for Chinese vessels in the Indian Ocean.
In late May, China’s Agriculture Ministry said it will launch a voluntary fishing moratorium for Chinese distant-water vessels operating in the northern Indian Ocean.
Author: Mark Godfrey / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
The delegation of Irish fishing representatives in Brussels this week, met yesterday with Irish MEPs Colm Markey (Fine Gael) and Barry Andrews (Fianna Fáil).
The event organised by Sinn Féin MEP, Charis MacManus and his staff is giving Irish fishermen and organisation representatives the opportunity to present their case for a more just resource sharing of fish in Irish waters at EU level.
Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full articlehere
The head of the the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance has signed an open letter calling on the Federal Government to unleash Canada’s huge potential to produce more sustainable, affordable food.
“With the war in Ukraine, ongoing challenges from Covid, global supply chain problems and environmental shocks from climate change, Canadians and citizens around the world are facing higher food costs and food shortages. These shortages will disproportionately affect the poor. It is time for Canada to intensify food production to sustainably and affordably feed Canadians and the world”
Source: The Fish Site | read the full article here
The Danish government has announced that €200 million of its European Maritime Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund will be will be dedicated to improve resource efficiency and competitiveness of SMEs in the aquaculture sector and in the protection and restoration of biodiversity, through innovation and development of selective fishing gear and river restoration.
In an announcement via the European Commission, Denmark highlighted its commitment to including fisheries and aquaculture industries in the nation’s green transition
Author: Edward Hardy / Salmonbusiness | read the full articlehere
The Basque freezer tuna fleet grouped in the National Association of Freezer Tuna Vessel Owners (Anabac) regrets that, still in May 2022, the fishing licenses that would allow its associated Dakartuna pole-and-line fleet to resume its activity have not yet been issued in the Senegalese fishing ground. In this sense, Anabac urges the European and Senegalese authorities to resolve their differences "so that the European fishing fleet, the Senegalese fishermen who work on board it and the Senegalese auxiliary industry stop being victims of this situation."
Faced with the progressive arrival of offshore wind farm projects, the members of the Southern Consultative Council (CCS) have agreed on a resolution calling on the EC to recognize the effects of these infrastructures on fishing. "The objectives framed in the Green Pact must always start from the fact that the implementation of alternative energies, such as offshore wind power, must respect marine ecosystems and fishing activity," they maintain.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
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