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Relevant funding granted to the Scottish fishing sector

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, July 24, 2014
Scottish Inshore Fisheries Groups are to be allocated funding for research projects designed to improve and maintain their sustainable management measures.

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EC sanctions Marine Harvest with EUR 20 mln fine
Norway | 01:50 | The EC has imposed a EUR 20 million fine on Marine Harvest ASA for acquiring Morpol ASA without having received prior authorisation in compliance with the EU Merger Regulation. Full Story
Breakthrough in fighting EMS
Japan | 23:40 | The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against early mortality syndrome. Full Story
Jumbo flying squid distribution 'grants stability to the entire sector
Chile | 23:20 | The head of the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture reiterated the commitment of his department on the distribution of the jumbo flying squid (Dosidicus gigas) quota in response to protests by members of the artisanal fisheries sector. Full Story
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First Nations Urge the Public to Eat More Salmon
Leading conservationists and First Nations urge the public to eat more salmon from stock-selective fisheries in an illuminating new short film narrated by Vancouver-based actor, Bruce Greenwood.
NAFO Scientific Council Reports on Status of Fish Stocks and Ecosystems of the Northwest Atlantic
In particular, advice for 2015 and future years is available for Cod and American Plaice on the Flemish Cap, and Redfish, American Plaice, Witch Flounder and Thorny Skate on the Grand Bank.
KinOmega Fish Oil Achieves Sustainability Certification
KinOmega, a global manufacturer and supplier of ultra-pure and highly concentrated marine Omega-3 for nutritional and pharmaceutical application, has positively concluded the Friend of the Sea audit.
Establishing Strategies for Aquaculture Development in Latin America
The Second Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, LACQUA14 meeting in Guadalajara, Mexico is being organized this year together with FIACUI.
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Codex once again discusses biotoxin standards in bivalve molluscs
Chile The Chilean government managed to have the proposed performance criteria for identification methods of marine biotoxins in live and raw bivalve molluscs once again discussed at the general meeting of the Codex Alimentarius, held in Geneva, Switzerland.
Genetically improved tilapia delivered to Ivory Coast
Brazil A shipment of genetically improved tilapia was delivered this week to the Government of Ivory Coast by the head of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture from Brazil continuing a relation that started more than four decades ago.
EPA intends to protect salmon fisheries from Pebble Mine
United States The US Environmental Protection Agency proposes restrictions on a massive gold-and-copper prospect development near the headwaters of the world’s most valuable salmon fisheries, in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Squid skin protein can boost bioelectronics
United States A team of researchers has discovered that reflectin, a protein in the skin of the common pencil squid (Loliginidae) can conduct positive electrical charges, or protons, making it a promising material for building biologically inspired devices.