Fisheries

Fisheries officers land lobster traps in Southwest Nova Scotia

Fisheries officers in Southwest Nova Scotia have recovered more than 100 lobster traps as part of increased patrols in the area.<p>Chris Sperry, a …

Nova Scotia

Premier Mark McGowan rubbishes claims MP ‘feigned headbutt’

The Premier has labelled a complaint from the National Party about his Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly “a fabrication”.

Music Videos

Alaska will get $56 million in disaster relief for 2016 pink salmon fishery failure

Alaska will get $56 million in disaster relief for the 2016 failure of the pink salmon fishery in the Gulf of Alaska, Gov. Bill Walker's office said …

Salmon

Suit: Offshore drilling done in absence of required report

Three conservation groups said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that federal wildlife agencies have failed for years to complete required consultations …

Dallas

Local inshore shrimp season to close Wednesday

Inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Terrebonne, Lafourche and surrounding areas.<p>The area set for closure runs from the …

Fisheries

Ban on animal offenders mulled

The government is examining the feasibility of banning people convicted of animal cruelty from owning pets again in a bid to take a stricter stance …

News (Hong Kong)

New Video: Hawaiian Hawksbills

<b>Scientists are focusing their research on the Hawaiian hawksbill sea turtle in an effort to bring back the endangered population and are making some</b> …

Sailing

Newfoundland and Labrador snow crab sector passes audit

Despite the drop in the total allowable catch (TAC) that caused concern in this year’s snow crab fishery in the province, the Marine Stewardship …

Conservation

Fisheries department to push for regional boards

A high-level team of the Fisheries department will meet Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu next week to pursue the proposal for regional …

High Level

Crawfish make a return to the Channel Islands after near extinction

<b>The small island of Sark in the Channels Islands is thought to be the first place in the British Isles to fully protect crawfish, a survey …

Country Lifestyle

How Has China Shaped Arctic Fisheries Governance?

In January 2018, China published its first ever White Paper to outline its Arctic policy. The Chinese government stated that as an important …

The Arctic

Shetland scallop fishery retains eco label despite dredging protests

A scallop fishery in Shetland has retained its coveted eco label after an independent review rejected allegations that it damaged the marine environment.<p>The marine conservation charity Open Seas and the National Trust for Scotland protested that the fishery’s use of dredging gear to harvest …

News (Scotland)

Decision to close Tasmanian scallop fishery for two years divides commercial fishers

Tasmania's scallop fishery will be closed for two years to help improve low stock levels, but the move has angered some fishers who say no shut-down …

Aquaculture

'They grabbed me and taped me to a chair'

A woman who claims she was taped to a chair and gagged by two male colleagues has told BBC Scotland how she was left her petrified.<p>DeeAnn Fitzpatrick claims a decade of bullying at Marine Scotland's Scrabster office made her contemplate suicide.<p>The alleged incident happened in 2010 after Ms …

Fisheries

Officials accused in abalone poaching case are back at work

Government officials alleged to have used their positions to run one of the biggest abalone poaching syndicates in the Western Cape are back in their …

Business (South Africa)

Shrimp exporters reelunder EU’s fresh blow

In yet in another blow to Andhra Preadesh’s agriculturists, the European Union has rejected as many as five containers of shrimp produced in the …

European Union

Lake Erie Angler Diary program done - Ontario OUT of DOORS

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is cancelling the Lake Erie Angler Diary program at the end of 2018.<p>The program, in its 35th …

Lake Erie

Chinese fishing company fined for smuggling fish in Liberia

JOHANNESBURG - Chinese fishing company Africa Zhong Sheng Hai has been fined US$50,000 by Liberia’s National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority …

Aquaculture

No single clear definition of recreational fishing exists at EU level - Alfred Sant

Maltese MEP Alfred Sant has abstained on the Report ‘State of play of recreational fisheries in the EU’, which asks the Commission to analyse the …

Malta

Fisheries biologists look for answers, grass carp in Sandusky, Maumee rivers

Share This:<p>COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fisheries biologists from multiple agencies recently conducted a project on the Sandusky and Maumee rivers to assess …

Conservation

AP agrees to hike diesel subsidy for fishing boats

Fishing activity is set to resume from June 27 in Andhra Pradesh, as the State Government has accepted to hike the diesel subsidy for fishing boats.

Fishing

North Sea fisheries: Council adopts multiannual management plan

Council adopts a new multiannual management plan for the North Sea

North Sea

DFO orders fisheries closure in Bay of Fundy after right whale sighting

The federal government announced Monday evening the first temporary fisheries closure in the Bay of Fundy as a result of a North Atlantic right whale …

Canadian News

Bitter clash expected as minister and DG fight over suspended official

Agriculture‚ Fisheries and Forestry Minister Senzeni Zokwana has accused his director-general Michael Mlengana of an “abuse of power” after the …

Fisheries

Kaitāia man jailed for one-year for pāua poaching, and $12k black market sale

A 42-year-old Kaitāia man has been jailed for a year for pāua poaching, after being caught selling approximately $12,000 of the molluscs on the black …

New Zealand

Canada temporarily shuts fishing areas to help right whales

NEWPORT, Quebec (AP) — The Canadian government says it is taking steps to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from encounters with fishing vessels and gear.<p>The whales are one of the world's rarest marine mammals, and they have struggled with high mortality in recent years, especially in …

Finance

DFO officials suspect whale in Harbour Grace preparing to die

HARBOUR GRACE, N.L. — A minke whale that’s been swimming close to shore in Harbour Grace for the last few days may be preparing for its final rest, …

Animals

Study finds 'hidden harvest' in world's inland fisheries

A new study published today in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> says we are dramatically underestimating the role inland fisheries …

Conservation

Report card: Healthy fisheries and aquatic grasses fuel Chesapeake Bay recovery

Booming aquatic grasses and bellwether fisheries are driving sustained progress in Chesapeake Bay health, which experts say is finally showing …

Hampton Roads

DNA barcoding may help conserve fish biodiversity in NE

<i>Photo caption: Research team at College of Fisheries, Tripura</i><p>Unsustainable use of fishery resources and declining fish diversity are matters of grave …

Science (India)