Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States

Better tuna fishery management deemed on track, ISSF

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The latest annual report issued by the International Seafood Sustainability Foundatio...


British fishermen may face further trouble after Brexit
United Kingdom | 02:10 | Despite the promises made by those advocating the Brexit, British fishermen have been warned their catch quotas will not be greater and economic issues may increase after the UK leaves the EU. Full Story
Less fish forecast in the future Baltic Sea
Sweden | 01:10 | A glance into the future in the northern parts of the Baltic Sea makes it possible to forecast a shift towards more bacterial-based marine food webs, and thereby a decrease in fish production, as it has been predicted by scientists of the University of Umeå. Full Story
Scotiabank expects fishmeal production growth
Peru | 01:00 | The standardization of oceanographic conditions after El Niño phenomenon impact and the probability of La Niña episode from weak to moderate in the coming months have led Scotiabank experts to predict a recovery in the Peruvian fishmeal sector in the second half this year. Full Story
Responsible Tilapia Production
Netuno's tilapia ASC certified production is completely integrated with optimal practices throughout the entire process, from hatchery to processing.
The Maine Lobster Industry Ramps Up For Peak Season
Maine lobster's fishermen and industry leaders anticipate an on-time start to the harvest, following a record-breaking season in 2015.
French Company Sapmer Confirmed Friend of the Sea and FAD Free
Sapmer's vessels have a responsible fishing policy that minimizes the impact on immature fish and other associated species and thus contributes to reduction of discards.
LoveTheWild Expands Distribution of Innovative Frozen Fish
LoveTheWild reimagines frozen fish with innovative entrée kits and expands distribution to Sprouts, Wegmans and select independent grocers.
First ambitious ocean-cleansing project presented
Netherlands At a port in The Hague, Dutch environment minister has launched the biggest prototype clean-up boom in an attempt to clear the Pacific of its plastic debris.
Brexit victory causes bitter-sweet reactions
United Kingdom The result of the referendum vote for the UK to leave the EU has been received with mixed feelings of 'uncertainty' for some representatives of the fishing sector and 'excitement' for Brexiting fishermen.
Shellfish contagious cancer spread discovered
United States A new study suggests that direct transmission of cancer among some marine animals may be more common than once thought.
New fisheries database may contribute to better fishery management
Worldwide A publicly accessible fisheries database that builds on the FAO statistics has been created, covering the fisheries of all maritime countries and territories of the world, from 1950 to 2010, and being regularly updated.