A first release on Argentina's fisheries exports for 2021, shows an improvement over 2020, and even 2019. However the significant information is that prices for a majority of species during last year were down, even when in the first weeks of 2022, according to the Argentine Chamber of fishing vessels, CAPECA, most prices tend to recover except for Illex squid.
Sanctions on Russia for the invasion of Ukraine are intensifying and biting, with consequences for the Argentine fishing industry, mainly because Russian importers are rejecting shipments as the Rubble, last week, had devalued almost 75%.
Antarctic fish have adapted over millennia to survive in the freezing temperatures of the Southern Ocean but in doing so have lost their ability to grow at rates seen in their warmer water cousins. Researchers have now discovered the cellular causes of this crucial difference between Antarctic and warm water fish.
By David Willer, Henslow Research Fellow, Sustainable Seafood, University of Cambridge – Cutting down on meat and dairy is one way to make your diet better for the planet. But when it comes to sustainable seafood, buying sardines instead of salmon for your sandwiches and salads should be your first port of call.
China is growing up to its international commitments: two coastal provinces following instructions from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs have started to award fishery stewardship subsidies to its vessels depending on how they implement measures such as catch volumes, respecting opening and closure of seasons, during the previous year.
The Uruguayan Fishing Industry Chamber, CIPU announced one of its associates had been forced to send 80 workers to unemployment insurance because it run out of fish to process, as a result of the conflict in fishing vessels. The Chamber claimed that in a decade the fishing industry has been cut to half because of the ongoing labor conflicts.
Crew members from the Spanish fleet which operates with Falkland Islands licenses met on Monday in the capital Stanley for a poignant ceremony to honor their fellow mariners who went down with the fishing vessel Villa de Pitanxo, off Newfoundland.
Non-industrial fishermen in the Chilean city of Osorno have requested President-elect Gabriel Boric to create a Ministry of the Sea and insisted on the need to change the Fisheries Law so as to eliminate trawling.
The World Trade Organization committee to eliminate subsidies for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and banning certain forms of fisheries subsidies to impede overcapacity and overfishing, have agreed to continue working and conclude negotiations as soon as possible,
Spain's Fisheries Minister Luis Planas has called the sinking of the “Villa de Pitanxo“ off the coast of Canada the ”worst tragedy for our fishing fleet in 38 years”. At least nine sailors have died and a dozen remain missing after the vessel fishing for black halibut sank on Monday night early Tuesday some 450 kilometers from Newfoundland.