China has sent its ocean-going fishing vessels Kai li and An Xin Hai to the Antarctic for the 2010 krill fishing season. During a 23 day exploratory fishing they caught 2.000 tons of krill, with a daily output of 100 tons, three times than originally expected.
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) are convening an international meeting on trade in fish and seafood to be hosted by in the Argentine government Buenos Aires 26-30 April.
The breeding grounds of common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) located in the San Jorge gulf, Argentine Patagonia are showing alarming signs of a loss of biomass, concludes a report authored by the National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development, (INIDEP).
FISHING companies are celebrating the best loligo season for ten years, with catches over the past seven weeks exceeding 28,000 tonnes.
The subsecretary of Argentine Fisheries and Aquaculture, Norberto Yauhar, is planning to urgently implement measures to conserve the population of hake (Merluccius hubbsi) juveniles in the north Patagonian breeding ground.
Argentina plans to open a Russian-sponsored sturgeon farm to produce black caviar within the next two weeks, according to a press statement released this week by the Argentine province La Rioja.
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).