Fish and shell fish landings at Mar del Plata, Argentina's main South Atlantic fishing port totalled 368.859, tons in the first ten months of the year, which represents a 4.5% drop compared to the same period a year ago.
The criteria for listing non-Falklands flagged vessels will be revamped as a result of the European Union, Executive Committee (ExCo) recently filed application requesting a definition of economic ties between vessels and companies for transparency.
The environmental NGO Ecoceanos this week released a scathing report on Chile's 2.2 billion US dollars farmed salmon industry, the world's second largest after Norway.
Fifteen fishing companies on Tuesday night became members of the Falkland Islands Fishing Company Association (FIFCA) at their inaugural Annual General Meeting.
The Royal Navy's first Offshore Patrol Vessel and Falkland Islands Protection Vessel HMS Clyde will hold an Open Day at Stanley's FIPASS on Saturday 10 November 2007 between 13:00 – 16:00 hrs, announced Gilbert House.
A state of the art Spanish fisheries research vessel currently in Punta Arenas is scheduled to collect sea bed and water samples in the South Atlantic, off the Falkland Islands before heading for Montevideo.
Chilean fishermen used public debates in the coastal town of Valparaiso Wednesday as a forum to criticize Chile's fishing policies. The debates, titled Who sells you fish, focused on the current depletion of the hake population along Chile's coasts.
The president of the European Commission (EC), Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, has emphasised that the fight against environmental deterioration of the oceans and seas is an urgent matter and that Brussels will impose new measures in the case that the current policies are insufficient or inefficient.
The abundance of cuttlefish along the Chilean coast and the constant threat to hake and other commercial marine species are some of the possible consequences of global climate change mentioned in a recent scientific gathering held Santiago.
Representatives from 15 Latin American non-governmental organizations specializing in cetacean research called last week upon Chile's parliament to protect whales against commercial and scientific hunting by creating a Whale Sanctuary in Chilean waters.