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Spain calls for increased bluefin tuna TAC for EU fleet

SPAIN | Friday, October 24, 2014
The Government of Spain supports an increase in total allowable catches of bluefin tuna for the EU fleet of up to 23,500 tonnes in two years.


Anchovy and cartilaginous fish management measures defined in Argentin
Argentina | 22:40 | The Joint Technical Commission for the Maritime Front set the total allowable catch of the Patagonian anchovy (Engraulis anchoita) in Argentina-Uruguay shared waters at 80,000 tonnes. Full Story
Top marine scientists call for action on 'invisible' fisheries
Canada | 22:20 | To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by unregulated and destructive fisheries, say top marine scientists. Full Story
Salmon price status at week 43
Norway | 21:50 | Fresh salmon export volumes for week 40 are flat compared to week 42 are up by 371 tonnes compared to week 41 but down 126 tonnes compared to week 42, 2013, reports Fish Pool ASA. Full Story
Gourmet Menus for All Ages
Lumar has reached an agreement with El Corte Ingles to distribute in all Hipercor centers the new range of its healthy menus which are made with tuna, salmon or cod with sauces and vegetables.
Gorton's Seafood Reinvents the Iconic Fish Stick
Gorton's, the inventor of one of America's most classic mealtime options, the fish stick, has reinvented its iconic product, the New Smart & Crunchy line of Fish Sticks and Fillets offer the same great taste with improved nutritional profile.
Chicken of the Sea Leverages its Salmon Leadership with New Flavoured Salmon Pouches
Chicken of the Sea is launching a new line of Flavored Salmon Pouches specially formulated to offer a healthy, convenient and tasty lunch alternative to traditional midday salads, sandwiches and rice bowls.
Alaska Winter King and Snow Crab Season Opens
This week marks the opening of Alaska’s 2014-2015 winter king and snow crab season and the crab fishermen will take to Alaska’s icy waters to bring delicious and succulent Alaska king and snow crab to markets around the world.
DiCaprio Foundation donates USD 2 million to combat overfishing, ocean conservation
United States The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation provided USD 2 million to Oceans 5, an international funders’ collaborative dedicated to stopping overfishing and establishing marine reserves in the world’s five oceans.
Large scale commercial fisheries restricted in Beaufort Sea
Canada The federal government announced a new Arctic fisheries management that will protect a large area of Canada's Beaufort Sea from large-scale commercial fishing and ensure a sustainable resource for local communities.
Antarctic ecosystem protection hindered by nations’ tensions
Worldwide Efforts to protect marine ecosystem Antarctica’s Ross Sea could be hindered by tensions between some Antarctic nations, according to the secretary of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.
Shipowners require 'level playing field' for all fleets fishing for sharks
Spain Two organizations of the fishing longlining sector ascribed to the Cooperative of Shipowners of the Port of Vigo demand that Spain and other Member States must require the EC to promote non-shark finning regulations.