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Tag: Patagonian toothfish

  • Friday, October 8th 2021 - 17:14 UTC

    Last Man Standing: A talk with the captain who spent 688 days on board a longliner

    Since the pandemic began in 2020, Arvid has become very active on social media, using his Facebook as a logbook where he shares pictures and anecdotes. Photo: Sebastián Astorga

    688. That is the number of days that the captain of the FV Nordic Prince, Arvid Olai Mjønes, spent on board the vessel without returning home. On the final leg of the voyage, the Norwegian captain spoke to MercoPress on board the vessel in the port of Montevideo and shared his experience during the Patagonian Toothfish fishing season in the Ross Sea during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Thursday, September 30th 2021 - 12:26 UTC

    Argentina involved in juvenile Patagonian toothfish and grenadier research cruise

    The main objective of the cruise is to be able to work out an estimate of the abundance of toothfish juveniles (less than 82 centimeters long)

    Argentina's INIDEP, National Institute of Fisheries Research and Development has started an assessment cruise of Patagonian juvenile toothfish, (Dissostichus eleginoides) on board the commercial vessel “Centurion del Atlántico”, belonging to Estemar S.A.

  • Monday, January 25th 2021 - 08:59 UTC

    South Georgia Patagonian toothfish fishery recertified with flying colors

    Chilean Longliner, MV Mar Del Sur III hauling longliner.

    Following its five-yearly Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment, the South Georgia Patagonian toothfish longline fishery has, for the third time, been certified as a sustainable and well-managed fishery, according to the newsletter from the government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

  • Monday, August 17th 2020 - 09:54 UTC

    Falklands' Conservation Zone management could be undermined by unregulated longlining

    The study was supported by Consolidated Fisheries Limited (CFL) and carried out by researchers from SAERI, FIG’s Department of Natural Resources, and the University of Colorado Boulder.

    A recent study has found that unregulated longline fishing for Patagonian Toothfish immediately outside the 200-mile Falkland Islands Outer Conservation Zone (FOCZ) is likely to be having significant impacts on deepwater seabed vulnerable marine ecosystems compared to the low impacts observed in licensed longline fisheries within Falklands' waters.

  • Monday, January 14th 2019 - 09:20 UTC

    Peru establishes an annual Patagonian toothfish TAC of 161 tons

    Once the established catch limit has been reached, the Ministry of Production, will close the Patagonian toothfish fishery; otherwise, it concludes 31 December 2019

    The Peruvian Ministry of Production has established the maximum allowable catch of the Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) resource for the current year at 161 tones. According to ministerial Resolution 007/2019, the quota may be modified if the Institute of the Sea Peru has proven evidence of greater availability of the resource, for which purpose it shall remit the recommendation with the corresponding measures to the Production ministry.

  • Saturday, December 29th 2018 - 08:34 UTC

    Argentina's 2019 TACs for hoki, blue whiting, Patagonian toothfish and hake

    INIDEP assessment survey was used to establish hoki, blue whiting, Patagonian toothfish and  common hake 2019 TACs

    Argentina's Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) set the total allowable catches (TACs) for hoki, Southern blue whiting, Patagonian toothfish and common hake for the year 2019. The new TACs were set on the basis of the results of the stock assessments carried out by the National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP).

  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2018 - 08:30 UTC

    Patagonian toothfish sampling project in Argentina/Uruguay Common Fishing Zone

    A special pistol imported from Australia will be used to mark specimens of Patagonian toothfish, and thus follow their migratory movements

    A genetic exploration and sampling project of the Patagonian toothfish in the Argentine-Uruguayan Common Fishing Zone (ZCPAU).has been launched. The project, developed by the company Argenova with its longliner Argenova XIV is being done with the participation of scientists from Argentina's National Institue of Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP) and with the Estremar company.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2018 - 09:31 UTC

    Argentine seafood exports in 2017 totaled 475,591 tons and US$ 1,8bn

    Shrimp and squid catches contributed the most to last year's figures. However fish sales decreased in volume and in value

    Argentine seafood exports grew by almost 7% in volume and around 16% in dollar value during 2017, according to the final figures published by the Under-secretariat of Fisheries in its latest Report. Data from the Economics Department, based on information from INDEC shows that fisheries exports totaled US$ 1,978bn, a 16.4% higher compared to 2016, while the volume was up 6.9% to 475,591 tons.

  • Friday, December 8th 2017 - 06:31 UTC

    Falklands promotes fish in China from Fortuna's new processing plant in Stanley

    Large-scale processing at sea limited companies to “producing basic products for small markets”, James Wallace was quoted by Undercurrent News

    Products from the Falkland Islands Fish Company, the trading name of Fortuna Ltd’s new Stanley fish processing plant, were featured recently in China and attracted favorable attention from trade media.

  • Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 - 09:32 UTC

    Falklands issues coins in recognition of fisheries conservation policies

    The coins are produced by the Pobjoy Mint, on behalf of the Falklands Treasury. The reverse design features the Patagonian toothfish in an eddy of water.

    The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued new coins which recognize 30 years of work conducted by the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department (FIS) to help maintain fish populations around the Islands. FIS, responsible for the sustainable development of fisheries in the Falklands, was established in 1987.

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