El Servicio Nacional de Pesca is a public body under the Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Turismo, whose mission is to monitor compliance with fishing regulations, aquaculture, health and environmental, as well as international agreements that regulate the activity, in order to conserve aquatic resources and help ensure sustainable development of the sector.
To fulfill this purpose, the centralized service is territorially decentralized in 15 regional offices, a National Office located in the city of Valparaiso, a coordination office located in the city of Santiago, 17 offices and provincial and communal character 9 1 in the Terminal Pesquero Santiago, a total of 44 offices throughout the country.
Portable device quickly tests shellfish toxins United States
A team of scientists from the United States and Europe has developed a portable, inexpensive device that can quickly and easily screen freshly caught shellfish for toxins that cause diarrhetic shellfish poisoning.
Foreign vannamei shrimp depresses frozen seafood exports Bangladesh
Frozen seafood exporters from Bangladesh have been forced to decline their prices to improve sales given the large cheaper vannamei shrimp supply in the international market and the fall of the euro and the ruble against the American dollar.