In a change from the norm, the annual South Georgia government Fisheries Science Cruise was conducted in winter this year instead of the summer.
An invasion of predatory Humboldt squid into northern Pacific waters is decimating hake catches in the Pacific Ocean, including along Chile's coast. This is the conclusion of an extensive study carried out over 19 years by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).
The annual Fisheries Science Meeting of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) was held recently in the Falkland Islands
Twenty four of the twenty seven crew members of a Spanish trawler that caught fire early Sunday morning in the South Atlantic will be arriving in Montevideo, Uruguay in the coming hours after having been rescued by another Spanish vessel.
The 400 billion US dollars seafood industry has no choice but to adapt to intensifying demand from retailers and consumers for environmentally friendly fish, FAO said this week in Ireland.
The governments of Argentina and Brazil on Monday presented a joint proposal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that would allow subsidies to developing countries for construction, purchase or repair of fishing vessels, and support for fuel supply and other fishery activities related to the livelihood of fishers and their families.
THE installation of Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) is likely to be made mandatory for ships operating in Falklands' waters.
THE Falklands' patrol vessel, HMS Dumbarton Castle is nearing the end of her time in the Islands.
After completing her final patrol of South Georgia, she berthed alongside the Falkland Islands Company East jetty over the weekend and opened up for visitors to have a look around.
Argentina - The nation's Subsecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SSP&A) has prohibited golden kingclip (Genypterus blacodes) fishing from 17 September to 31 December, 2007.
In her summary of the September 13th meeting of the Falkland Islands Executive Council, given today on the Falkland Islands Radio Service, Councillor Dr.Andrea Clausen said that some possible changes to the Falkland Islands tax regime had been discussed in the light of the Fisheries Legislation introduced in 2005.