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Shrimp exports maintain a growing trend

VIET NAM | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Vietnamese shrimp exports maintained a growing trend thanks to the stable demand from major markets and to the global shrimp price also on the rise amid the decline in the global supply of the resource.


Mediterranean swordfish needs urgent action
European Union | 00:40 | The conservation organization Oceana urges Member States of the EU to stop fishing for swordfish in the Mediterranean or to implement a recovery plan immediately so as not to lose this valuable fishery. Full Story
Amazon fishery management solution lies in replenishing vital stocks
Brazil | 00:20 | A study into freshwater lake management along the Amazon’s most meandering river carried out by researchers of the University of East Anglia has shown the benefits of replenishing vitally important fish stocks as a source of food and income. Full Story
Sanipes intends to expand shrimp, scallop and paiche markets
Peru | 23:30 | The executive director of the National Fisheries Health Agency announced their intention to make Peruvian shrimp enter the Brazilian market and to sell fresh shells in the EU. Full Story
US Foods Agrees To Acquire Save On Seafood
US Foods has announced that it has agreed to acquire Save On Seafood, a seafood processor and distributor in St. Petersburg, Florida with annual sales of more than USD 80 million.
Canadian Sturgeon & Caviar Aquires Breviro Caviar
The company saves 16,000 shortnose sturgeon from going to waste and launches a Kickstarter Campaign to help finance the turnaround.
A Singular ShowHow for Whitefish Producers
On November 10th whitefish processors from around the world will attend Marel’s Whitefish ShowHow in Copenhagen for hands-on demonstrations of the latest advances in whitefish processing.
Fish Scaler in Chile is Processing 2,000 Salmon per Shift
Ryco's 677 Salmon Scaler, operating in a remote area of Chile, was recently described to be "the best in the market" by the processor.
Brown seaweed harvest quota set
Peru The Ministry of Production has set the collection quota for the brown seaweed Lessonia trabeculata at 28.677 tonnes for the year 2016.
Joint Committee simplifies compulsory landing obligation in Morocco
Spain The Joint Committee on the fisheries agreement between the EU and Morocco has agreed to simplify the obligations concerning compulsory landings, with which Spanish ship owners will be able to more easily fulfill their landing obligation as to part of their catch.
Fisheries Ministry and sector ‘shocked’ by phosphate mining clearance
Namibia An environmental clearance certificate allowing Namibian Marine Phosphate to mine phosphate off the west coast of Namibia has caused alarm among fisheries authorities and members of the fishing sector.
Punjab to subsidy shrimp production to boost the sector
India Punjab Government intends to implement a series of measures to boost shrimp production in the state, including granting a 50 per cent subsidy.