Outlook for Sakhalin salmon season in 2019 / January 14, 2019 09:00
Preliminary forecasts of SakhNIRO fishery research institute indicate much less abundant runs of salmons to the islands as compared to last year 2018, according to SKR.
HB GRANDI’S 2014-15 QUOTAS / September 15, 2014 09:14
According to the Ministry of Fisheries’ decision on quota allocations for the new quota year, HB Grandi’s fleet receives a total of 40,125 cod-equivalent tonnes. This represents 10.67% of the total allocation and is a 0.50% lower share than the company held last year. The reason for this share reduction lies in the weight each species has in the cod-equivalent index between years...
MSC welcomes New Zealand orange roughy’s brave move to enter assessment / May 30, 2014 16:28
Three of New Zealand’s orange roughy fisheries have together entered the lengthy and rigorous assessment process to be measured against the world’s most credible standard for sustainable fishing...
MSC responds to Greenpeace report / May 26, 2014 10:30
“Greenpeace has issued its eighth report ranking U.S. grocery store chains on seafood sourcing practices....
STRONG FISHING ON BLUE WHITING S-W OF FAROE ISLANDS / April 18, 2014 12:04
Blue whiting is now migrating northwards through the Faroese zone where twelve Icelandic vessels have been fishing since last Monday. According to Gudlaugur Jónsson, skipper of Ingunn AK, fishing started in earnest on Monday night and Ingunn’s crew took their last haul on Tuesday morning...
The Taco Equation: OA + Predators = Olympia Oyster Decline in California / March 28, 2014 10:40
Olympia oysters were abundant in San Francisco Bay until their population collapsed in the late 1800s due to overfishing...
Russia happy with dynamics of cod quotas for 2013 / October 19, 2012 09:53
On the whole Russia is happy with fishing quotas for stocks managed jointly with Norway
Russia's largest in Asia sockeye salmon fishery awarded MSC certification / September 6, 2012 17:37
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced on 4th September current that the Ozernaya River sockeye fishery in southwest Kamchatka has been certified as a sustainable fishery and will receive the MSC ecolabel
Big boost for saury recommended catch in Russian Pacific waters / August 9, 2012 14:02
The recommended catch for saury fishery in South Kurile Zone in the Russian Far East has been given a big boost
Russia warned it would retaliate with market restrictions to Icelandic constraints for Russian trawlers / July 22, 2012 13:46
Russia has warned it has strong counter-measures and claims up the sleeve should Iceland realize its threat to suspend entry and service for Russian fishing trawlers in Icelandic ports as soon as the Russian catch of redfish in the Irminger Sea will have exceeded 6 624 tonnes
Russian market players closely watching NE Atlantic mackerel quota developments / July 16, 2012 16:48
Russian market players are closely watching mackerel quota developments in a hope the stock will not follow the ill-fated blue whiting, to take a recent example
Private fish hatcheries of Sakhalin need more intelligent state policy in salmon reproduction / April 9, 2012 16:04
Russia's incorrect state policy as to transfer of salmon reproduction functions to private companies has led to conflict of business interests and strategic purposes on sustainable reproduction and stock-saving exploitation of salmon stocks in Sakhalin, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Survey reveals plenty of young toothfish in the Ross Sea / March 27, 2012 10:15
A New Zealand-led survey of young toothfish in Antarctica has found high densities of the highly-prized fish in the southern Ross Sea.
Fish reproduction activities in Russia in 2011 inspiring optimism / February 20, 2012 15:01
In 2011 Russian hatcheries released ** billion fry of valuable fish species, thus displaying an increase on 2010 by **% or ** million fish, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Norway and Russia discovering new habitats of cod / October 11, 2011 11:00
Norwegian and Russian scientists have found new habitats of cod in the Barents Sea, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Highly productive salmon population cultured in Magadan / October 10, 2011 16:22
Highly productive salmon population with a strong return rate has been cultured by Magadan breeders after several years of reproduction activities, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Scientists evaluating biomass of commercial fish species in Russia's Far East / October 10, 2011 15:56
Biologists from Vladivostok-based fishery research institute TINRO-Centre have analyzed results of pelagic surveys in the Pacific waters of the Kurile Islands and in the south of the Sea of Okhotsk and bottom trawl surveys in West Kamchatka and evaluated biomass of the areas' pollock, squid and other commercial species stocks, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Scientists recommend revision of flounder fishery regime / October 7, 2011 15:56
Russian scientists have checked condition of flounder stocks in the West Sakhalin subarea the abundance of which has been extremely low in the recent years, as well as the condition of other commercial stocks of Alaska pollock, cod and Atka mackerel, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Response to Media Reports about Science at Fisheries and Oceans Canada / July 29, 2011 08:34
On 28 July 2011 Minister of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada Keith Ashfield issued a statement in response to redia reports concerning Pacific salmon, reports www.megafishnet.com
Fishery Scientists Making Pollock TAC corrections and TAC Projections for Forthcoming Saury Season and in the Russian Far East / July 19, 2011 18:15
Fishery Scientists of Vladivostok TINRO-Centre Fishery Research Institute have produced their routine forecast for Saury Fishery Season-2011 and a corrected Pollock TAC for the ongoing season in the Primorye Subarea, according to the Russian Fish Insider Report published by http://www.megafishnet.com/
Russian Pollock Fishermen Getting Additional Capture Quota to Defy South Korea Bid / July 18, 2011 16:14
Russia's Federal Fisheries Agency (FFA) is drafting an order towards transfer of a substantial underused foreign Pollock quota to fishermen of the Russian Far East, according to the Russian Fish Insider Report published by http://www.megafishnet.com/
MSC certifiers and strong Russian team meeting in Vladivostok to proceed on Russia’s Pollock fishery / July 15, 2011 08:52
On 26 June through 8 July 2011 an MSC assessment group has visited Vladivostok within the framework of certification of Russia's pollock fishery towards compliance with MSC standards of sustainability, according to the Russian Fish Insider Report published by http://www.megafishnet.com/
Sustainable management leads to a proposal for higher anchovy catches in Bay of Biscay / July 11, 2011 11:47
The European Commission today proposed fishing opportunities for anchovy fishing in the Bay of Biscay for the season 1 July 2011 - 30 June 2012. Based on recent scientific advice confirming that the stock is in a good state and above safe biological limits, a total allowable catch of 29.700 tonnes is proposed. The catch limit proposed is in line with the Commission's proposal for a multi-annual management plan for the anchovy stock, as tabled in 2009, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Biologists are showing a rich North Sea / July 7, 2011 15:43
The North Sea stocks are doing very well, according to ICES fisheries biologists on recently presentation of the fishing advice for 2012, reports www.megafishnet.com.
NOAA sets fishing quotas for bluefin tuna / July 1, 2011 15:45
NOAA today announced quotas and other measures for bluefin tuna that underscore the nation's commitment to sustainable science-based management of this vital fish stock.
New Website Brings Consumers Closer to the Source / June 21, 2011 10:56
The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA) has launched a new website that connects consumers with the region responsible for the world's largest wild sockeye salmon run. The site, BristolBaySockeye.org, was unveiled yesterday during the BBRSDA Annual Membership Meeting, allowing the fishermen of Bristol Bay to get the first look at the new site, reports www.megafishnet.com