Spain’s new fisheries act more inclusive, ambitious and sustainable

    Spain has approved a new fisheries law, the Act 5/2023 on "Sustainable Fisheries and Fisheries Research". This legislation combines economic, social, and environmental concerns to improve the fishery industry.

    EFCA and EEA signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote a sustainable industry

    The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and the European Environment Agency (EEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of improving and exchanging knowledge and information between them.

    Vindheim, the CEO of Mowi, outlines why the industry is against “salmon tax”

    This Wednesday, Ivan Vindheim, CEO of Mowi, was interviewed by Reporter Eleni Giokos on US news network CNN and showed his dissatisfaction with the “salmon taxes” imposed by Norwegian government's plans.

    Biden unveils USA Ocean Climate Action Plan, including “climate-ready” fisheries and aquaculture

    Launched by President Biden in March, the plan aims to protect coastal communities and enhance the resilience of fisheries, aquaculture, and fishing communities who are dependent on the ocean.

    Anolytech and Redox team up for biosecure aquaculture and fisheries

    “This strategic cooperation agreement underlines our continuous efforts to offer the fishery and aquaculture industries the best possible solutions for improved biosecurity and fish welfare” said Bergman.

    Celebrating the next generation of commercial fishing in BC

    The 2023 BC Young Fishermen's Network Gathering kicks off. Two days to collaborate, learn, network, and also enjoy seafood and company.

    Californian fishermen and activists against aquaculture project in San Diego

    The dispute between opposition and advocates: local economy and environmental damage vs. sustainable food supply.

    European Union and Norway to safeguard western Baltic herring stocks

    The meetings the EU and Norway have been having for more than 4 months finally came through safely. Both have signed three bilateral agreements including quota setting in the Skagerrak and Kattegat, quota exchange between the two sides, and reciprocal access to waters for fishermen. The agreement, as explained by the EU, "will significantly limit herring catches". The areas affected are in order “to protect the herring stock in the western Baltic".

    Aquaculture boosts Australia’s seafood value to $3.63 billion in 2023

    Australian fisheries and aquaculture outlook report for 2023 highlights key role of aquaculture, while warning of slight downturn in total production value from 2024-2028

    Non-Norwegian vessels can’t fish snow crabs in the Svalbard archipelago

    The Supreme Court of Norway upholds the decision of the Directorate of Fisheries and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, which had already rejected the request made by a Latvian vessel.

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