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Sabah stops mangrove exploitation for shrimp farming

MALAYSIA | Saturday, October 20, 2018
The ministry for Agriculture and Food Industries of Sabah has decided to stop the use of mangrove lands for shrimp farming in this state, located on the northern portion of Borneo Island, for conservation reasons.


Tilapia sold in Asutsuare is safe, states Ministry of Fisheries
Ghana | 01:20 | The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development esnures consumers that the tilapia from the market at Asutsuare, in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region, does not represent a health risk. Full Story
New study mitigates concerns over imported farmed shrimp
United Kingdom | 00:10 | A team of scientists at the University of Stirling ensures that imported farmed shrimp is as safe as any other seafood product. Full Story
Galician fleet returns from the Falklands after very good squid harves
Spain | 23:50 | The Galician fleet operating in the Falkland Islands fishing ground is returning to the port of Vigo after the closing of the best season registered since 1995 in those waters. Full Story
The Salmon ShowHow Gears Up for Smarter Processing
Marel will demonstrate the latest and best in salmon processing technology at its 18th annual Salmon ShowHow, taking place at Progress Point in Copenhagen, Denmark, 6 February 2019.
BigFish Launches New Delicious Fish Cakes
BigFish Brand’s fish cake range combines fish with locally-sourced ingredients, they are fast-freeze to deliver all the fish’s natural freshness, flavour and nutritional value to your plate.
White Dog Labs Announces First Production Plant for its Aquaculture Feed Ingredient, ProTyton™
White Dog Labs ProTyton™ plant to be built in collaboration with Midwest Renewable Energy in Sutherland, with shipments expected to commence in Q4, 2019.
MCS Publishes its Latest Seafood Ratings
The latest version of the Marine Conservation Society Good Fish Guide has been published online, using a simple 5-step rating system to identify fish sustainability where 1 is a Best Choice and 5 is a Fish to Avoid.
EU renews fishing partnership agreement with Cape Verde
European Union The EU and Cape Verde have agreed to renew the current Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement protocol, which expires at the end of the year.
Ecuadorian FIP accepted onto the IFFO RS Improver Programme
United Kingdom Ecuador small pelagics Fishery Improvement Project has successfully met the criteria for acceptance on to the IFFO RS Improver Programme, IFFO RS reported.
Illegal bluefin tuna trade ring dismantled
Spain The Civil Guard has dismantled a ring that in Spain traded tuna that had been illegally fished in other countries and that, in addition, sometimes had health irregularities.
Irish seafood sales grow, inside and outside the country
Republic of Ireland Irish seafood exports recorded last year in the internal and external market for the first time exceeded the mark of EUR 1 billion, transforming 2017 into "an exceptional year for the country's marine economy".