Scientists say they have found clear proof that meat from whales captured under Japan's whaling programme is being sold in US and Korean eateries. The researchers say they used genetic fingerprinting to identify meat taken from a Los Angeles restaurant as coming from a sei whale sold in Japan.
The dwindling stock of hubbsi hake in the South Atlantic and the Argentine government’s passive (irresponsible?) attitude anticipates a major fishery disaster points out Buenos Aires La Nación Tuesday edition.
Argentina’s Federal Fisheries Council, CFP, advanced fifteen days to April 15 the opening of the Illex squid fishery to the north of parallel 44°. The measure was taken after considering petitions from the Argentine Fishing Industry Chamber (CAIPA) and the Council of Argentine Fisheries Firms (CEPA), given the poor catch volumes of squid to the south of parallel 44.
Chilean salmon industry leaders celebrated the decision by the Constitutional Tribunal (TC) to reject a challenge to the newly passed Ley de Pesca (Fishing Law).
Kidney function improved in type-1 diabetics with the highest average intake of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) versus those who consumed the lower fatty acids intakes, according to the latest issue of the journal Diabetes Care.
The Joint Technical Commission for the Argentine-Uruguay Maritime Front (CTMFM) established an autumn ban for the common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) fishery in the Common Fishing Zone (ZCP), shared by Argentina and Uruguay. The measure became effective 7 April to 30 June 2010.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband announced last week the creation of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). The move doubles the total officially protected area of the world's oceans.
Fishing production in Chile’s central south BioBio region (Region VIII) is still reeling in the aftermath of the Feb. 27 earthquake and tsunami.
Latest official data from Argentina’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Sub-secretariat indicates that 41.163 tons of hake (Merluccius hubbsi) were landed in Argentine ports between 1 January and 29 March. This is 33.5% less than in the same quarter of 2009 when 61.886 tons were unloaded.
The head of the Argentine Fisheries Subsecretariat, Norberto Yauhar, assures that the assessment of his recent trip to China was very positive, and that “the objective of the trade mission was reached and, in many cases, surpassed expectations.”