Will the Icelandic government clamp down on aquaculture?

Fiskistofa proposes drastic measures to prevent farmed salmon from mixing with wild salmon in rivers.

Historic High Seas treaty ratified by almost 70 countries

The "High Seas" treaty, Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ), comes into force 120 days after formal ratification.

“A Crisis of Our Own Making” the SSA report describing the shrimp oversupply problem

The SSA, in its research report titled "A Crisis of Our Own Making," described the problem of the oversupply of shrimp worldwide.

Baltic Sea fishing opportunities proposal released

The European Commission has submitted a proposal on fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2024: TACs and environmental concerns.

Visits to Japan in the vicinity of Fukushima to gain support

Last Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel visited the Fukushima region. The objective: gain international support.

Seychelles initiates measures to attract aquaculture investment

The Seychelles Fisheries Authority (SFA) has updated its aquaculture policies to attract more investors to the nation.

Fukushima under debate: Hong Kong and China ban Japanese seafood products

China and Hong Kong have banned the import of Japanese seafood products due to started treating radioactive water from Fukushima plant.

Salmon tax: SalMar mulls “legal steps”, Lerøy braces for NOK 1.7bn hit

Norwegian salmon giants SalMar and Leroy Seafood say implementation costs alone for Norway's resource rent tax will run into the billions.

Canada to open new commercial whelk fishery in Nova Scotia

New whelk fishery off Cape Breton determined as "economically and biologically sustainable", but other Canadian whelk stocks are in decline.

Loch Long Salmon tries again for closed containment farm

The Scottish company hopes to gain support for its proposed farm at a new site on Loch Linnhe, north of Oban, which would be the first closed containment farm in Scotland.

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